Category Archives: healthy fats

How Natural is the Ketogenic Diet?

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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 and animal protein, foraged seasonal wild leafy […]

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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Fat has had a bad rap for the past 40 plus years. Let’s re-examine why fats are 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 thing you need to get your head around […]

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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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 sweeteners – has been deemed safe by both […]

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

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 come from fat. But this doesn’t give us free reign to eat any […]

Experiencing a Weight Loss Plateau? How to Re-Start your Fat Loss on the Ketogenic Diet

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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 low carb or ketogenic diet you will almost immediately […]

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 insulin release leading to hunger and fat storage. Sugar also causes inflammation of the gut and also in the joints too. Avoid fast foods and processed […]

Are you Making these Common Keto Diet Mistakes?

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Transitioning to a ketogenic lifestyle can come with it’s 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 […]

Ketogenic Superfoods! The Top 5 Foods for a Well Formulated Ketogenic Diet

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These are the Top 5 Ketogenic Superfoods essential for a well formulated ketogenic diet. The King of the Keto Superfoods! Full of healthy fats, vitamins and fibre. Avocados are high in potassium, which makes them great for replenishing your electrolytes! Learn to Love Eggs! Did you know that you can’t absorb all the goodness from […]