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Keto Diet and Alcohol

The ketogenic diet is a great way to lose weight, but it is also a lifestyle change that will stay with you for life. While you won’t be eating the extremely low levels of carbs you eat while you are losing weight once you reach your goals, you will need to restrict carbs in your […]

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The Ketogenic Diet and Bodybuilding

If you are, or are interested in becoming, a bodybuilder, then you may have seen resources suggesting that a ketogenic diet and bodybuilding can compliment each other really well. Whether your interest in bodybuilding is at a competitive level or you simply want to look ripped, a ketogenic diet can really help you achieve your […]

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Potential Ketogenic Diet Side Effects

The ketogenic diet is a popular and effective way to lose weight and improve your overall health and well-being. However, due to making sudden and dramatic (though positive) changes to your daily diet, you may experience some mild, temporary side effects. These are usually limited to: Headaches and Dizziness Because sugar and caffeine both have […]

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The Ketogenic Diet by Lyle McDonald

Review of The Ketogenic Diet by Lyle McDonald

There are many books that explain how to follow a ketogenic diet, and the benefits of doing so, but The Ketogenic Diet: A Complete Guide for the Dieter and Practitioner by Lyle McDonald is the first book since the famous Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution that gives a satisfactory explanation of exactly why, from a […]

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Do You Need To Exercise on Keto Diet?

It is often said that one of the best things about following a ketogenic diet for weight loss is that you don’t have to adopt an exercise regime to lose weight. Many people don’t like the idea of working out, or think they don’t have time, and this makes the ketogenic diet appealing to them. […]

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The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

If you are on, or considering going on, a ketogenic diet, you are probably already aware that it is a hugely powerful way to cut body fat quickly, easily and safely. You may also have read about its other health benefits, including its ability to stabilize blood glucose levels, making you feel energetic all day […]

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Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Using the Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Low-carb, high-fat, adequate protein diets are not a new idea or a weight loss fad. Low carb dieting first became popular in the mainstream weight loss industry in the 1990’s following the release of Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution, however Dr. Robert Atkins himself originally published his low carb diet concept in 1972, after he […]

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What is the Cyclical Ketogenic Diet?

A ketogenic diet is a style of weight loss plan where the body is forced to enter a state called ketosis. The human body is designed to work with either carbohydrate, stored in the muscles as glycogen, or fat as its primary fuel source. If glycogen is present, the body will use that up first […]

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What is the Targeted Ketogenic Diet?

A ketogenic diet is an eating plan designed to induce a state called ketosis, where the body switches from using carbohydrate to using fat, including the fat stored in your body, as its primary fuel source. Ketosis is a desirable state because it causes fast, sustainable weight loss, suppresses your appetite, and regulates your blood […]

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