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What is Ketosis? Everything You Need to Know

Odds are you’ve heard the word ketosis at some point, and likely know it has something to do with eating low amounts of carbohydrates. Still, though, many people don’t grasp what exactly ketosis means from a physiological standpoint, nor do they understand the vast benefits...

The Healthiest Nut Butters For Your Keto Diet

Over the past few years, nut butters have become more and more popular and most grocery stores have expanded their range past traditional peanut butter to include other varieties of nuts, including: almond butter cashew sunflower and hazelnut butters The question is, which of...

10 Cocoa Powder Benefits! The Best Ways To Incorporate It Into Your Keto Diet

Cocao has believed to have first been used by the Mayan civilization in Central America as far back as 900 AD where it was highly revered for its medicinal and healing properties. Cocoa was then brought back to Europe by Spanish conquistadors in the 16th...

Healthy Carbs vs. Bad Carbs on Keto – What You Need to Know

In a nutshell, the whole objective of the ketogenic diet is to force the body to start burning fat instead of carbohydrates, thus switching our primary energy source from glucose to fatty acids and ketone bodies. So it stands to reason that while you start...

Keto vs. Paleo vs. Whole30: Which Diet Is Best?

Lately, there are a number of popular diet trends cropping up in both the fitness and medical communities alike. The three most notable trends are the keto diet, Paleo diet, and Whole30 diet. While “trendy” diets seem to come and go, these three are...

The Ultimate Keto Breakfast! A Macro-Friendly, Low-Carb Meal

Keto breakfast. While some individuals are avid lovers of breakfast food, many people following a keto diet choose to skip breakfast entirely due to their intermittent fasting schedule. If you are one of those breakfast lovers who consider this meal an essential part of your day,...

The Cost of The Keto Diet vs. A “Normal” Diet

Are you hesitant to start the keto diet because you’re afraid it will put a major dent in your bank account? You shouldn’t be! If you shop smartly, the keto diet can be even cheaper than a higher-carb diet. What is the cost of...

Is Almond Butter Keto Friendly? 4 Key Benefits

While we’re all familiar with peanut butter (Check out: Is Peanut Butter Keto Friendly?) these days it seems that almost every nut variant is now sold in its own creamy butter form—cashew, walnut, hazelnut, and almond butter can all be found down the aisle...

Are Walnuts Keto Friendly? A “Food of The Gods”

Nuts are a great snack for keto that can provide a variety of essential nutrients and even some health benefits on any diet. They generally have a keto-friendly macronutrient profile, but they are calorically dense, so dieters should beware how much they consume. It’s important to...

Are Cashews Keto Friendly? The Nutrient-Dense Brazilian Seed

When it comes to introducing cashews into the keto diet, there can be a lot of conflicting information about how suitable they are. They taste great, they’re high in fat, and they're chock-full of nutrients. So, at face value, they sure seem like the perfect snack...

Four Types Of Fasting: Choose A Schedule That’s Best For You

If you’re ready to dive onto the latest nutrition craze, intermittent fasting, it pays to do your research. There’s not just one kind of intermittent fasting. While the general concept is still the same (something is removed for a select period of time), the approach...