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Low-Carb Rice Substitutes: Tasty and Healthy Alternatives to Rice

Rice may not be the first thing that comes to mind when lamenting on your previous life of rich and tasty carbs, and might come second, third, or even fourth on your long list of erstwhile food loves—right behind pizza, cupcakes, and Big Macs. For...

How to Find Hidden Carbs on a Ketogenic Diet

As its name suggests, hidden carbs are those you can’t see, and often the ones responsible for sneaking up and kicking you out of ketosis. Falling victim of hidden carbs on a ketogenic diet is all too common and can occur for a number...

10 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight on Keto

Whether you’re new to the keto diet or a seasoned vet, I think everyone can agree: it’s hard. Sure the methodology behind it is fairly simple—no carbs—but what a lot of people don’t realize is how prevalent carbs are in our diets. Despite their...

Can You Drink Alcohol on a Keto Diet?

A lot of people first starting off on their keto journey find themselves doing plenty of research on what they can and cannot eat, and the overall rules of the ketogenic diet, such as the topic of alcohol consumption. Going strictly keto means improved cognitive...

Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD): A Complete Guide

A targeted ketogenic diet (TKD) is an eating strategy designed to induce nutritional ketosis while allowing for precisely-timed carbohydrate intake. Ketosis is a metabolic state where the body switches from using carbohydrates for energy to using fat (including body fat) as its main fuel source. Thus,...

Avocado 101: Nutrition Facts & Benefits

How Many Carbs Are in an Avocado? If you’re new to the keto diet, you may be wondering what tasty foods you can eat. You’ll be pleased to learn (if you didn’t know already) that avocados are an excellent keto-friendly food that are packed with...

The Keto Flu: What is it and How to Fix It

As its name might suggest, the Keto Flu, also known as the “carb flu” is a flu-like reaction your body can have while on a ketogenic or low-carb diet. This natural reaction is a byproduct of your body drastically reducing its carb intake and therefore...

Best Exogenous Ketone Supplements

One promising solution for individuals looking to lose weight and supplement a ketogenic diet is is to turn to exogenous ketone supplements, which are simply supplements taken externally as opposed to being produced naturally by the body. Exogenous ketone supplements greatly speeds up your body’s...

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD): Complete Guide

A cyclical ketogenic diet (CKD) is a diet regimen for inducing nutritional ketosis throughout the week while incorporating short-term carbohydrate “refeeds”. Ketosis is where your body flips a "metabolic switch," so to speak, from using carbohydrates for energy to utilizing fats (including adipose tissue)...

How to Avoid Dehydration and Electrolyte Imbalances on Keto

It’s a common misconception for those new to the ketogenic diet to expect an immediate physical and mental boost, but such is rarely the case. For many (in reality, for most), switching to a strict low-carb diet like keto will leave your body experience...