Nuts or Not on Keto?

Nuts are categorized as a, “healthy food”, by a lot of Nutritionists because they are packed with a ton of nutrients. Some nuts rank higher on the food list than others and it also depends on how the nut has been processed. A nut in its raw state contains a bevy of nutrients, fiber and protein. Some contain minerals, such as, calcium and magnesium and antioxidant properties. Some nuts are even said to help with cardiovascular diseases, if eaten as prescribed by your doctor. ...  Read More

Keto and Hidden Sugars

The ketogenic diet (KEE-toh-JEH-nik DY-et)A diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates (sugars) that causes the body to break down fat into molecules called ketones. Ketones circulate in the blood and become the main source of energy for many cells in the body. A ketogenic diet is used to treat some types of epilepsy and is being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. ...  Read More

Grains and Carbohydrates and Keto, Oh My

Grain Meme

In a different world where cereal and skim milk with bananas were the normal breakfast of Champions was a Myth? You mean we were not told the truth about what we should and should not eat. What a hypocrisy we have been fed? I remember growing up and we only ate Bunny Bread and it was made right here in my town and smelled so good when we rode by. We did not have whole grain bread, or oat, potato, multi-grain, therefore, we ate white bread. As a young adult, I began to eat Lite White as an option because it contained fewer calories. I was being fooled if I believe the protocol of the Keto diet. Are grains really not good for my health? ...  Read More

Top 7 Vegetables on Keto Diet

Asparagus Steamed

If you like vegetables, you have come to the right diet. There are 7 vegetables that you can eat and enjoy in an unlimited quantity per several Experts in the Ketogenic Diet Field. I listen to Dr, Ken Berry for his insightful experiences on his Keto Journey. These Keto approved vegetables are chock full of nutrients and vitamins and help with your digestion. If your gut is not happy, you are not happy. While some people have a hard time digesting some cruciferous vegetables, I can eat them every day and they really help with getting the fiber I need to stay “regular”. They also contain sulfur which is needed to help with your gut health, also. So, try these 7 out and see what you think of them in different recipes. ...  Read More