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Antipsychotic medications less effective than low carb, Keto diet

Antipsychotic medications less effective than low carb, Keto diet

It’s no secret that a low carb, keto diet works great for weight loss! Psychology Today recently published an article that tells us that a low carbohydrate can also have a better therapeutic benefit on the brain than prescription antipsychotic medications. Case studies are mentioned that highlight the very quick and effective use of the Keto…

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…

Keto Krate March 2016

Keto Krate March 2016 Unboxing

It was a very stressful and snowy day when I discovered my Keto Krate had arrived for March 2016. After a day of mostly crude cursing and self-loathing, I opened my backdoor to find a cute orange box waiting for me. My eyes lit up and suddenly the day wasn’t as bad as I had…

Keto Krate

I Love Keto Krate – January 2016 Unboxing

Have you guys heard of Keto Krate before? Well, I hadn’t either until I stumbled upon them via Facebook. Essentially, Keto Krate is an extremely simple way to get low carb, high fat snacks delivered right to your door! What is Keto Krate? When you sign up for Keto Krate, you are subscribing to a…

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…

apple-pie-quest-bar-review

Quest Bars Review – Apple Pie

Last week I did another Quest Bars Review on the Strawberry Cheesecake Flavor. You could tell by my review, I wasn’t too impressed.  After consulting with my Facebook and Instagram (@nobunplease) followers, I knew that the next Quest Bar that I tried just had to be the Apple Pie flavor!  With fall coming, I was…

A Strawberry Cheesecake Quest Bar Review

Quest Bar Review – Strawberry Cheesecake

I have heard about Quest Bars for some time now and I was just recently able to find them at a local GNC.  They are raved about on so many blogs that I follow, I knew that I had to give them a try! This Quest bar review will be one of my many, as…

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