Category Archives: healthy fats

The Evolutionary Health Conference: Challenging the Mercury Myth, Exercise as a Cure for Cancer and How Ethical is Current Medical Practice?

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The Evolutionary Health Conference, London 2019 What a day! On Saturday 8th June we attended the Evolutionary Health Conference organised by Dr Lynda Frassetto, an expert in using an alkaline diet for anti-aging, and Darryl Edwards, the Fitness Explorer who promotes exercise as preventative medicine. Darryl recently gave a TEDx talk on the epidemic of physical […]

How Natural is the Ketogenic Diet?

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Is the ketogenic diet a natural or unnatural diet? The ketogenic diet can seem to be an extreme diet. However, a high-fat, low-carb diet or a ketogenic diet quite closely mimics what our hunter gatherer ancestors would have eaten in the northern hemisphere and in the winter months. This diet would consist of animal fats […]

Six Easy Ways to Elevate Your Blood Ketone Levels | Going Beyond the Ketogenic Diet

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It’s not just about how high you can get your ketones. Here are some hacks for increasing and maintaining your blood ketone levels. 1. MCT Oil & C8 Oil MCT stands for ‘Medium Chain Triglycerides’ which are chains of healthy fatty acids. You can find MCTs in coconut oil, palm oil, butter and even breast […]

Don’t Fear the Fat: High Fat Healing

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How a high-fat low-carb diet can heal your body Fat has had a bad rap for the past 40 plus years. Let’s re-examine why high-fat diet is so good for you and how fat can heal your hormones, body and brain—and particularly—your heart. If you are considering a ketogenic or high-fat, low-carb diet, the first […]

On Sweeteners for the Ketogenic Diet: Which ones can you trust and which ones should you avoid? Guest Blog Post from KetoGenius!

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Which sweeteners are ideal for the ketogenic diet? This month we would love to introduce you to our guest bloggers: Mark & Avni from KetoGenius who create amazing ketogenic snack boxes with every imaginable delicious healthy ketogenic snack available! Use code KETOSUPPLEMENTS for 10% off your order  :-). Aspartame – One of the most popular artificial […]

The Good, the Bad and the Trans: Why we Need to Talk about Vegetable Oil

Is there really a big difference between Saturated Fats, Polyunsaturated fats and Trans fats? What makes a fat turn bad, and how can we distinguish between the fats we should enjoy and the ones that we should avoid at all costs? The ketogenic diet prescribes a high fat-intake, often up to 90% of calories can […]

Experiencing a Weight Loss Plateau? How to Restart your Fat Loss on the Ketogenic Diet

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Experiencing a Weight Loss Plateau on the Ketogenic Diet? We are incredibly resilient beings. The human physiology has evolved to adapt to our surroundings. Therefore, depending on the environmental factors and stresses that we expose our bodies to, our bodies will adapt and adjust. When you initially transition from the typical western diet to a […]

Five Steps to Ketosis

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5 Steps to Ketosis Step 1: Remove Sugar and Carbohydrates from your Diet All sugars are equal! Sugars and carbohydrates create blood sugar (highs and lows), resulting in increased hunger and fat storage. Sugar also causes inflammation of the gut and also in the joints. Avoid fast foods and processed foods which are high in […]

Are you Making these Common Keto Diet Mistakes?

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Transitioning to a ketogenic lifestyle can come with its own complications. You can make your keto journey so much smoother by being aware of the following: Eat too much protein (more than 20% of your macros) and your body is likely to break down the protein into glucose, which will kick you out of ketosis […]

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