Understanding the Ketogenic Diet: What is a Ketone?

What makes the Ketogenic diet so different from many other diets is the emphasis on getting the body to enter a state known as ketosis. Ketosis occurs when the body begins to burn ketones as an alternative fuel source when the body is low on carbohydrates. For those who begin a Ketogenic, getting [...]

Multivitamins and Minerals on a Ketogenic Diet

Importance of Minerals in a Ketogenic Diet On the Ketogenic diet, there are numerous minerals that you must make sure to have in your diet. Particularly, you should keep an eye on your potassium, magnesium and sodium intake. This diet causes a buildup of uric acid that can result in gout or kidney [...]

Can You Succeed on a Ketogenic Diet Without Vegetables?

A lot of adults don't like to eat their vegetables. Many who are considering a Ketogenic diet want to know if they can successfully embark on this dietary journey without adding vegetables to their diet plan. The problem with t his is that you want to burn a lot of fat and prevent [...]

Ketogenic Diet 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Many popular diets rely on you restricting the amount of fat that you consume. Alternatively, the Ketogenic diet depends on the restriction of carbohydrates. Carbs are the body's primary energy fuel under most circumstances. However, the point of a low-carbohydrate diet like Keto is to enter a state of ketosis, wherein the body [...]

Understanding the Ketogenic Diet: What is Keto-Adaptation?

Keto-adaptation, which is sometimes referred to as “fat-adaptation,” occurs when the body is primarily burning fat as its fuel source. Many newcomers to the Ketogenic diet struggle to understand the fundamental differences between this phenomenon and the process known simply as “ketosis.” As far as some individuals are concerned, with their lack of [...]

Getting Off on the Right Foot With Your Ketogenic Diet

The proper diet plan is key to a successful Ketogenic Diet. Your diet should be broken down like this: 5% carbohydrates  75% fat  20% protein. The presence of excess carbohydrates in the body raises sugar levels, which in turn elevates the amount of insulin produced. Because of this, you must keep your intake [...]

Does the Ketogenic Diet Cause Hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism is one concern that many people have as they explore the possibility of beginning a Ketogenic diet. “Does Keto cause hypothyroidism?” is a common Google search associated with this diet, but rest assured that your fears surrounding this subject are unfounded. Many people think that a diet low in carbohydrates causes the [...]

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Does a High Fat Ketogenic Diet Clog your Arteries?

When people hear the words “high-fat diet,” it's easy to freak out because of a misunderstanding. Many believe that because of the Ketogenic diet being high-fat in nature, those who practice it are more prone to have problems with clogged arteries. But it's important to remember that the high-fat component of this diet [...]