Lifestyle — ketogenic

The Truth About High Fat and Cholesterol

The Truth About High Fat and Cholesterol

A lot of people play with the idea of a keto lifestyle without ever taking the plunge. What’s holding them back? For some, it’s cholesterol.   Most of us are aware that cholesterol comes from fat. Over time, fatty foods can cause bad cholesterol to build up, clogging the arteries and putting a strain on the heart, which has to work harder to pump blood throughout the body.   If cholesterol comes from fat, it stands to reason that because the keto diet is high in fat, it must be bad for cholesterol levels. Right?   Not quite.   The...

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Keto Lifestyle: Weight Loss Workouts

Keto Lifestyle: Weight Loss Workouts

If your goal is to get lean, the ketogenic lifestyle can be an extremely effective tool. In a nutshell, keto is a low-carb high-fat lifestyle. Protein intake can vary according to individual needs.   On a keto lifestyle, you try to limit your consumption of carbohydrates, your body’s ‘normal’ fuel source. In the absence of those carbs, your system turns to fat as its number one source of calories and therefore energy.   Most people are surprised to learn that fat is actually more efficient as far as fuel sources go. Fat metabolism activates ketosis, a natural process which mimics...

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Keto Lifestyle: Therapy for Epilepsy?

Keto Lifestyle: Therapy for Epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes seizures. Though researchers still don’t know exactly what triggers it, they do know that it’s characterized by unusual activity in the nerve cells of the brain.   Epilepsy affects millions of Americans.   Each and every year, 150 000 people across the United States receive an epilepsy diagnosis.   A lot of people believe that epilepsy first appears during childhood. But in fact, it can affect anyone at any age. One out of every 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy over the course of his or her lifetime.   You might be...

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Spooky Spider Deviled Eggs

Spooky Spider Deviled Eggs

Halloween is a time for scary movies, costume parties, and of course sweet treats! Living a keto lifestyle can be hard when you are surrounded with sugar filled treats and looking for Halloween recipe ideas. Halloween doesn't necessary have to be about candy treats, you can satisfy your cravings with a savory and Halloween-inspired treat.    Eggs are very great for your keto diet so lets spice up that basic egg and make a 'deviled' egg - pun intended. To level up the basic Deviled eggs, this keto deviled egg recipe will be adding a scary but tasty black olive...

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Bacon Chicken Caesar Casserole

Bacon Chicken Caesar Casserole

Are you a huge fan of Caesar salad but want something more filling, especially when you can’t eat those crunchy croutons? Try this super rich and creamy chicken bacon casserole recipe for dinner tonight, it will be a family new favorite! Filled cheese, spices, chicken, and spinach, this casserole is very hearty even without the pasta! Loaded with crunchy bacon crumbs and a crispy cheese top, this casserole will be gone in no time.   Bonus for those of you who have busy schedules, you can prepare this ketogenic dinner recipe ahead of time and store it in your fridge for...

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