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Lazy Keto

Lazy Keto: A Realistic and Sustainable Approach to Improved Health

I kind of hate the term “Lazy Keto,” or “Dirty Keto.” In its essence, the only restriction of keto is that you keep your carbohydrates low enough to trigger a metabolic state of ketosis. When carbohydrate levels are 20g per day or less, your body is essentially not storing anything by means of glycogen. The…

Sugar and Alzheimer's: How Carb Consumption is Linked to Brain Health

Sugar and Alzheimer’s: How Carb Consumption is Linked to Brain Health

You may have seen people refer to Alzheimer’s disease as Type III Diabetes and now there is some scientific evidence that has come to light that creates a strong link between the two. Many are now finally seeing the risks that over consuming carbohydrates have on your chance of becoming insulin resistant and the potential…

Eating Fat for Effortless Weight Loss with Keto

Eating fat on Keto is the only way I was able to lose weight.

There is a new study making its way around the news world, “Dietary Fat, but Not Protein or Carbohydrate, Regulates Energy Intake and Causes Adiposity in Mice.” In response, you may have also seen some of the outrageous headlines exclaiming that the only macro-nutrient responsible for weight gain is dietary fat. As followers of the…

Keto Celebrities List

Keto Celebrities that Embrace the Low Carb Lifestyle

Did you know that there are some Keto celebrities that follow a low carb way of eating? Who knows, maybe one of them has stopped by No Bun Please at some point! LeBron James In an interview with Sports Illustrated, LeBron mentions that he follows a very strict diet that appears to fit in with…

Surprising discovery in low-carb vs. high-carb debate

Times are changing. People are finally catching on to a low-carbohydrate way of eating! In a recent post by Time, scientists now suggest advising people to focus on watching their carbohydrate levels instead of fat. The study was comprised of 135,000 from 18 different countries. The average diet was made up of 61% carbohydrates, 23%…

Diet Soda on a Keto Diet

Can I Have Diet Soda on Keto?

Throughout the years, I have gotten so many questions regarding diet soda on a Keto diet. Is it okay to drink since it’s 0 grams of carbohydrates (thanks to sugar alcohols and sweeteners)? The short answer is… it depends. Some people can drink diet sodas all day long, lose weight and feel great. I wish…

Ina Garten

5 Things I Learned From Ina Garten

Having watched the Food Network television show, “Barefoot Contessa” for over a decade, it’s no wonder that my food inspiration comes from the ever-talented Ina Garten. Ina is, without a doubt, my personal muse in the kitchen. Her taste is impeccable and I describe her style as rustic with a twist. Here are five things…

Keto Diarrhea: How to Troubleshoot

Keto Diarrhea: How to Troubleshoot Digestive Woes

Keto diarrhea is common when transitioning into the low carb lifestyle. As always, the preliminary stages are a time to adjust to your new way of eating. Usually, with a dramatic increase in fat and reduction in carbs, many people will experience a period of loose bowels or diarrhea, which is normal. There are claims…

best fats for LCHF

Best Fats for Low-Carb, High-fat Diet

Many of the blog’s followers and myself included are crazy about fat. And why shouldn’t you be? Fat can be used as a source of energy, tastes great, provides brain clarity and best of all — it’s satisfying on so many levels. What many guides fail to explain is that there are different types of…

7 uses for gelatin

7 Glorious Uses for Gelatin

Gelatin is one of my favorite ingredients to use in the kitchen. It is comprised of a mixture of amino acids that are extracted from animal bones and can be used in so many different ways. Personally, I get gelatin into my diet by means of drinking bone broth and also from Great Lakes. Their…

What is Ketosis?

What is Ketosis?

What is ketosis? Being in ketosis is truly a magical thing. Ketosis happens when your body starts producing ketone bodies instead of utilizing carbohydrates as energy. Both can be used as energy sources, but I find that converting to a fat-burner over a carbohydrate-burner to be most favorable. Signs of being in ketosis There are a…

Tips for Healing IBS statue

7 Tips on How to Treat IBS

Recently, I received many questions about healing my IBS problems with a ketogenic diet.  While the diet itself was key in my treatment, there are some other supporting components that contributed (and is still contributing) to my success. If you’d like to read about my personal story with IBS, you can view my blog post…

A Very Ketogenic Thanksgiving

A Very Ketogenic Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to pay homage to the wonderful things, people and places in your life.  Though I will be spending it with my (very large) family, I am still planning on staying on track with eating gluten-free and low-carb. It may seem almost impossible.  The mountains of my favorite high-carb items will be…

Ketogenic Diet: My Treatment For IBS

Ketogenic Diet: My Treatment For IBS

* WARNING: If you are easily grossed out by talks of bowels and pooping, you probably shouldn’t read this.  * In the beginning… When I was nearing the end of elementary school, I started developing very odd digestive issues.  Every time that I would eat (what seemed like anything), I would immediately have to use…

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