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Why go Low Carb? What are the benefits of a low carb diet?

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One of the main benefits of a low carb diet is the lack of sugar. In a nutshell, eating sugar causes blood sugar fluctuations, causing your energy levels to suddenly increase and then drop down.This can cause mood swings, low energy levels and fatigue. High sugar levels are also linked to inflammation and chronic disease. […]

The Benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Ketogenic Diet: Alleviate Joint Pain

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Can you use the keto diet to alleviate joint pain? Joint pain and arthritis are linked to chronic and acute inflammation—this is when our bodies perceive a constant attack and release cytokines (proteins that regulate immunity and inflammation) to fight off the perceived threat. In the case of joint pain, this literally could be a […]

The Future of Killer Ingredients: Processed Sugars and Degraded Fats. On Challenging the Processed Food Industry

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Fi Europe Presentation December 2019: Sara Aguilar Healthy Fats  Well, it has been a while since I have written any proper long form content for Keto Supplements and that is not because I have stopped writing—no way! To the contrary I have been building out more extensive keto guides—lots to come–and recently presented at a […]

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 […]

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

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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? What are the dangers of vegetable oil? The ketogenic diet prescribes a high fat-intake, […]

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 […]

Carbs: Friend or Foe? On Quantity, Quality and Timing of Carb Consumption for the Ketogenic Diet

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Carb Consumption for the Ketogenic Diet If you have been following a ketogenic, keto-style, atkins, or any form of low-carb, high-fat diet, you will be pretty accustomed to frantically checking food packaging for its carbohydrate content. And no doubt grown increasingly frustrated at the amount of carbs which are added to most foods–usually at the […]

What’s the deal with Fat Coffee?

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Fat Coffee, Butter Coffee, Bulletproof Coffee, Brain Coffee, MCT Coffee: So many recipes! Why add fat to your coffee? There is nothing new about Butter Coffee or Butter Tea. For centuries, the rural tribes of Tibet, Afghanistan, India and Mongolia have flourished on a morning brew of tea or coffee mixed with Yak butter. This […]

The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan

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Getting started on a Ketogenic Diet When you are transitioning to the Ketogenic Diet, this is one of the best books that you can read. Although The Whole Life plan is more of a vey low carb plan, it is an accessible, intelligent read and we absolutely love the emphasis on gut health: something that […]

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