Low-carb and the ketogenic diet are similar in the way they restrict carbohydrates. Are they the same? What are the differences between these two diets, and which one is better? We’ll go over the differences in this article about how low-carb diets differ from keto, the pros and cons of each diet, and give you the options to choose… Continue reading Low Carb Vs. Keto: The Differences In Diets
The standard ketogenic diet can be very restrictive with carbohydrates because it has to be. If you’re not limiting carbs, you prevent yourself from getting into ketosis. For those that want more carbohydrates in their diet while still benefiting from keto, there’s good news. The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD) will allow you to consume a higher level of… Continue reading The Cyclical Keto Diet: Benefits & Guidelines
The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, moderate protein, and high-fat diet. On the diet, you’ll be focusing your macronutrient breakdown in a very specific way. On this diet, you’ll be cutting out carbohydrates to a large degree and consuming lots of food high in fat with a moderate protein intake. You’ll be cutting out the foods that are harder for your body to… Continue reading The Keto Diet: What Is The Ketogenic Diet Anyway?
The reason why people get on low carbohydrate diets is because they work. There’s a reason that they’ve been popular for decades and followed by most doctors and nutritionists. Science is now proving that low-carb diets lead to more weight loss than other dieting protocols, at least in the short term. (1) Low-carb diets have… Continue reading The Low-Carb Diet: Top Diets Explained
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a form of fasting that cycles between periods of eating and fasting, usually for a predetermined duration. It is an umbrella term for various eating patterns, and there are several intermittent fasting approaches with different protocols for frequency of feeding, meal timing, and length of fasting periods. It’s also known as… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting For Health
If you’ve been trying to figure out the best ways to lose weight, there’s no doubt that you’ve heard of the ketogenic and Atkins diet. The two sometimes get confused, and keto is even known as the “modified Atkins” because both of these popular diets are known for their reduction in carbohydrates. While similar, they… Continue reading Keto vs Atkins Diet: What Works Better For Weight Loss?
Maybe you hit your initial goal weight or wanted to come off your diet for a short time due to the holidays. Either way, you want to get back on the keto diet after a short break. Taking breaks is perfectly normal as long as the break isn’t too long to undo all the positive… Continue reading How Do I Start Keto Again After a Break?
Understanding the key components of the ketogenic diet will be key for you to lose weight if that is your ideal outcome. Since you’ll be reducing the amount of carbohydrates you’re used to eating to 5% roughly of your overall daily calorie intake, it may be causing you to break a few rules and get… Continue reading Reasons You May Be Gaining Or Not Losing Weight On The Ketogenic Diet
Since the ketogenic diet primarily is a low-carb, high-fat diet, it’s been popularized for the dramatic effects it has on weight loss, especially in the first week. Due to the metabolic changes in your body once you start the diet, your body starts to enter a state of ketosis, which is your body burning fat… Continue reading Should You Have Cheat Days On The Keto Diet?
Since the goal of the ketogenic diet is to get into ketosis, you’ll be following a very high fat diet to achieve this. Like most people, energy is derived from carbs as the body’s main fuel source because it turns the carbohydrates eaten into energy known as glycogen. When you enter into a state of… Continue reading How Long Should You Be On The Ketogenic Diet?