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Intermittent Fasting & Keto: What Breaks A Fast?

You may know the benefits of intermittent fasting for keto, but if you don’t know what breaks a fast, you might be sabotaging your success.

Keto and Liver Health: Can The Keto Diet Improve Liver Health?

Does the ketogenic diet help or harm the health of your liver? This article discusses the relationship between keto and liver health.

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Keto Benefits: 5 Reasons to Go Keto

Are you on the fence about trying the ketogenic diet? Here are five keto benefits that can help you make your decision to start eating a high-fat diet.

Is Keto Bad For You? Addressing Keto ClickBait

Is keto bad for you? A new study suggests the ketogenic diet may shorten your lifespan, but is this the whole story? Let’s take a look at the science.

Best and Worst Fruit on the Keto Diet

Eat fruit and stay in ketosis, too. Learn about how to eat fruit on the keto diet, and which fruits you should avoid to stay in ketosis.

MCT Oil Pre-Workout: Can It Benefit Your Training?

Multiple studies showing that adding MCT oil to your pre-workout routine can be a great way to increase your energy and boost your endurance and intensity in the gym.

South Beach and Duncan Hines Go Keto: Is It Legit or a Fad?

Two giant food companies, South Beach and Duncan Hines are going keto in 2020. But do they have your best interests at heart or is it just a fad to them?

Celebrate Bacon Day with the Best Keto Bacon Recipes

In honor of Bacon Day we are celebrating with the ultimate list of the best keto bacon recipes. Indulge in these insanely delicious bacon-focused meals!

Celebrate National Keto Day with These Beginner Keto Recipes

New to the ketogenic diet? Thinking of starting a keto diet on National Keto Day? Try one of these 10 simple and delicious beginner keto recipes.

National Keto Day: Fun Facts About Keto You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Did you know there’s a holiday for the ketogenic diet? National Keto Day aims to increase awareness about the diet and educate those who are just starting.

Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet for Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a disorder that interferes with the ability to perceive reality. Studies are suggesting benefits of the ketogenic diet for schizophrenia.

New Research: Can the Keto Diet Reverse Polycystic Kidney Disease?

New research published shows the ketogenic diet and exogenous ketones may prevent and/or reverse Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).

Keto Substance Abuse Therapy: Can the Ketogenic Diet Aid in Drug Abuse Treatment?

Keto substance abuse therapy may help to decrease symptoms of withdrawal and reduce activation of reward pathways in the brain.

Keto and Cholesterol: How the Ketogenic Diet Affects Your Heart Health

Are you worried about the effects of keto on your heart health? Let’s explore the research on keto and cholesterol.

Keto Conferences 2020: All of the Keto Events Happening in 2020

Book your tickets now to ensure a spot at one of these keto conferences in 2020. Expand your knowledge of the keto diet and network with great people.

Celebrate the Holidays with 12 Christmas Keto Desserts

Wondering what you can make for a holiday dessert that’s keto-friendly? Here are 12 keto Christmas desserts that will be a hit at any holiday party.

10 Keto Christmas Gift Ideas

Not sure what to get the keto lover in your family for Christmas? This low-carb gift guide has 10 keto Christmas gift ideas.

Keto and Parkinson’s: Change Your Diet, Change Your Life

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement. New studies suggest a positive relationship between keto and Parkinson’s.

Celebrate with These 12 Keto Thanksgiving Recipes

Not sure what to make for Thanksgiving dinner? Here are 12 keto Thanksgiving recipes that are the best low-carb options for the Thanksgiving dinner table.

Shark Tank Keto Pills Strike Again on Instagram

We’ve uncovered a massive scandal and it all originates from Shark Tank keto pills, fake Instagram accounts, and bad Photoshopped images.

Happy Keto Thanksgiving: How to Stay Keto this Turkey Day

It can be difficult to stay on track with your health goals through the holidays. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to have a keto Thanksgiving.

Can the Ketogenic Diet Protect Against The Flu?

Research has shown that the ketogenic diet may help with numerous disorders, but a recent study has shown it may also protect against the flu.

Ketogenic Diet and Autism: How Going Keto Can Help

Recent studies suggest that there may be a positive correlation between the ketogenic diet and autism, including alleviation of common symptoms.

Keto Weight Loss: What to Do After You Reach Your Weight Loss Goal

Now that you’ve reached your keto weight loss goal, do you know what your next step is? Here are a few options to pursue post-weight loss success.

Keto in the New Year: Why Wait until January 1st to go Keto?

Are you waiting until January to go keto in the New Year? Despite holiday temptations, starting the keto diet now will give you a much-needed head start.

5 Keto Chocolate Day Recipes

Want to enjoy your favorite chocolate treats and stay in ketosis? Try these keto-friendly chocolate recipes to celebrate National Chocolate Day!

Plant Protein vs. Animal Protein for Muscle Growth and Performance

Want to build muscle and improve performance? Nutrition is essential for promoting fitness goals, but which is better: plant protein vs. animal protein?

Soluble Tapioca Fiber: Is It Keto?

Soluble tapioca fiber has become so popular because it’s sweet and a natural binder for delicious treats, but is it keto-friendly?

Fact or Fiction: Debunking The Game Changers Movie

The Game Changers is a vegan documentary that touts the benefits of the vegan diet, but it is also full of bias and inaccurate claims.

Artificial Sweeteners on a Ketogenic Diet: A Not So Sweet Alternative

The use of artificial sweeteners in a ketogenic lifestyle has been long debated and remains a controversial topic among the ketogenic and medical...

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Halloween Keto Tricks and Treats: How to Stay Keto this Halloween

For those on the keto diet, demons and witches aren’t scary; it’s falling out of ketosis. Try these Halloween keto tricks and treats at your Halloween party.

Keto Bread Recipes: 10 Aldi Bread Recipes You Need to Try

Aldi took the internet by storm by releasing a new and affordable low-carb, keto bread. Here are 10 delicious keto bread recipes you need to try now!

Keto For Cancer: The Latest Research On Fighting Cancer With The Ketogenic Diet

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati just announced a new clinical trial focused on using keto for cancer patients.

Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Inflammation and Oxidized LDL

Everyone is concerned about their cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, and optimizing both, but have you been following a diet based on outdated ideas?

Aldi Bread: Is It Really Keto-Friendly?

The new 0g net carb Aldi bread has been advertised as keto, but is it really keto-friendly? Check out this ingredient breakdown of the keto bread from Aldi.

An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

Did you know that glucose fuels cancer growth? Luckily, numerous studies have shown a positive correlation between the ketogenic diet and cancer.

Spotting A Keto Scam: Uncovering the Shark Tank Keto Scam Scandal

This Shark Tank keto scam is one of the biggest we’ve seen. Hundreds of our readers have fallen for it. Educate yourself so you don’t get scammed.

Keto Scam on “Shark Tank” and Instagram

With the popularity of the ketogenic diet, it’s becoming more common to see a keto scam. Here’s one of the most disturbing keto scams we’ve seen.

Football and Keto: Why Football Players Need Ketones

Athletes of all levels are susceptible to sport-related injuries. CTE is a condition that has been linked to repetitive neurological injuries such as…

Why You Should Use a Raw Ketogenic Diet for Dogs

A raw ketogenic diet for dogs is a highly nutritious way of eating for your furry friend that can improve health and wellness.

Keto Starbucks Drinks: How to Stay Keto at Starbucks

This comprehensive guide walks you through how to order keto Starbucks drinks and it includes some of the most popular (and Instagram-worthy) drink orders.

Ketogenic Dieting and Electrolytes

Electrolytes become increasingly important on a ketogenic diet. This is because ketogenic dieting can easily lead to depletion of these electrolytes…

Amazon Rainforest Fires and the Environmental Impact of Eating Meat

Eating meat is not causing the destruction of the Amazon Rainforest. Despite what you may read online, the raging fires currently engulfing the Amazon…

Importance of the Gut Microbiome

The human body hosts 10 times as many microbial cells and 100 times more microbial genes than its own human cells and genome, respectively, with the…

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Keto Diet Scam in Buckingham Palace

Keto diet scams involving celebrities and fake testimonials are becoming all too common. Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex, is taking action against a keto diet scam…

Finding Keto to Treat Epilepsy

My first seizure occurred in the latter part of my high school career. It seemed to come out of nowhere. At first, I had almost consistent tremors in my…

MCTs: A “Fat”tastic Acronym

Across the globe, there is an ingredient flooding the market on product labels under the acronym “MCT,” which is short for medium-chain triglyceride…

Sugar Alcohols 101

Sugar alcohols are one of the available alternatives to sugar that can lead to little or no spike in blood glucose. There are many different types of…

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Enjoy Your 4th of July with these Keto Diet Recipes

The Fourth of July holiday is tough for those on the ketogenic diet. When you see your friends throwing back beers, eating potato chips, and pigging out…

Ketogenic Diet in the Treatment of Epilepsy

Did you know that we can “thank” epilepsy for the emergence of the ketogenic diet? While the majority of those who have adopted a ketogenic…

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5 Tools to Help You Maintain Keto

When it comes to diets as strict and as intense as keto, there are many ways to fall behind on progress and accidentally break the rules, whether by…

Ketones and Sleep: How Does a Ketogenic Diet Affect Sleep?

Having trouble sleeping? The ketogenic diet might be able to help. Emerging studies are revealing a unique connection between ketones and sleep.

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A Ketogenic Approach to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is the most common hormonal abnormality in this population, affecting about 4–18% of reproductive-age women. Signs and symptoms can range in…

Why Diet is Important Following Head Trauma

In May 2017, a study revealed that 110 of the 111 brains analyzed from deceased National Football League players were diagnosed with CTE. The question…

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How To Get Enough Protein On A Vegan Ketogenic Diet

At first glance, it may not seem like vegan and ketogenic diets can coexist. Plant-based dieters thrive off of starchy beans and vegetables, typically…

Beating Anxiety and Anger

I was a happy kid—obsessed with Barbies and bikes, cap guns, and Wonder Woman. I’ve never liked being the center of attention, but I do love to be in…

Will Keto Help My Migraines?

The prevalence of migraine headaches is high, afflicting 1 out of every 7 Americans, of which females 18–44 years old have the highest risk. An…

5 Daily Tips to Battle Hunger

We all know the feeling of being “hangry” (hungry and angry). As these dreaded hours of the day approach us, our mouths water, and our bellies turn with…

Christian’s Story

It is beyond encouraging knowing that the ketogenic diet is helping, but it is always a burden knowing…

Why Macros Actually Matter

Let us mentally metabolize these macronutrients to see how they each support the body’s basic daily functions as well our health goals…

Weight Loss, Autism, & Epilepsy

Fast forward to about a month into keto and down more than 20 lbs., parenthood threw me another curve ball: epilepsy. Other autism moms warned me to…

Why Am I So Tired on Keto?

As with anything, mindfulness is the backbone to success on a ketogenic diet. If you do not feel like something is working properly, do not look for different outcomes by doing the same things…

5 Health Benefits of Fasting

Fasting elicits an amount of stress upon the body’s cells, enough to drive some rather interesting processes. Now, we are told that we must eat every…

The Truth About Your Dog Food

A recent study showed 70% of dog owners don’t know what’s in the food they give their dogs. Despite being someone who cares so deeply about my own…

Your Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating protocol whereby you sustain a period without food. Most people already practice intermittent fasting by…

Top 5 Keto-Friendly Snacks

One of the biggest questions we get about ketogenic dieting is, “What snacks can I have?” Meal frequency is not as important many people like to claim…

The Best Low-Carb Food Swaps on a Ketogenic Diet

Low-carbohydrate or “low-carb” diets are gaining more and more popularity. Great! However, switching to a low-carb diet could and often does mean…

10 Easy Tips to Stay Keto or Low-Carb While Flying or Traveling

Any diet can be difficult to maintain during times of travel, especially one with as many restrictions as a ketogenic or low-carbohydrate diet…

One Problem with Vegan Diets for Dogs

One way to understand the deficiencies of a plant-based diet is to look at protein. It can be argued that many of the benefits of feeding protein are…

Active Rest & Recovery: Optimize Your Training & Health

By including intra-workout activities, you can keep your heart rate elevated while allowing the current muscle group(s) you are working to get adequate…

2019 Metabolic Health Summit Recap

A 4-day immersive conference that featured top scientists, clinicians, influencers, and companies in the ketogenic space. This event delivered on it’s…

Coffee Health

There is something unique about the process involved in brewing and consuming that perfect cup of bittersweet stimulation, whether it be plain, a latte…

How to Measure Blood Ketone and Glucose Levels

The purpose of this article is to teach individuals on a ketogenic diet how to measure their blood ketone and glucose levels. This process is by no means…

9 Health Benefits of Chicory Root

Chicory root extract has been shown to improve the gut microbiome as well as other health variables. The gut microbiome and our health are inter-linked…

Can Ketones Cure TBI

When the injury occurs, chemical changes occur within the brain. Glucose consumption within the brain increases significantly post injury. There is some…

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Ketogenic Diet: A Remedy for Brain Disorders

Researchers, clinicians, and patients have long experienced success with the ketogenic diet in treating epilepsy. However, the mechanisms and mediators...

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Will a Ketogenic Diet Hurt My Training?

This is one of the most common critiques of the ketogenic diet. Depleted glycogen stores with no carbohydrates to replenish them must mean impaired...

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Insulin: Structure, Signaling, and Stability

Its function (or lack thereof), may not only serve as a hallmark of disease, but it can play a critical role in numerous physiological processes in...

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BHB: What is it?

This molecule is one of the three ketone bodies produced in the absence of glucose within the body for use as energy. When supplies of glucose are…

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What Impact Can a Ketogenic Diet Have on Cholesterol?

Clinical research suggests that a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet may have a positive impact on each form of lipoprotein. In general, a low-carb…

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Ketogenic Dieting and Body Composition: Beyond the Abstract

Critiquing a study based on the abstract is like reading the back of a book and trying to tell someone the details of what happens. There’s much more…

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Introduction to Oils on Keto

It is important to separate fats and oils into two sections when looking at a ketogenic diet and weight loss: those with which we cook and those with...

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Brain on Ketones

Brain on Fire is the 2016 biographical drama (based on the 2012 book) that follows Susannah Cahalan’s mysterious neurological disease. This movie…

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The Dairy on the Keto Diet Dilemma

Are you questioning whether or not to include dairy on the keto diet? Let’s take a look at the potential benefits and complications of dairy on keto…

How To Test Urine Ketones

The purpose of this article is to teach individuals on a ketogenic diet how to measure their urine ketone levels. This process is by no means a…

How to Eat Keto at Your Favorite Restaurant

Part of making the ketogenic diet a lifestyle is finding ways to maintain ketosis even when dining out at our favorite restaurants. It is important to…

Ketosis Aids in Protecting Against Traumatic Brain Injury

The physiological toll that results from one or more TBI(s) is usually costly. Unfortunately, TBIs are common...

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Keto and TBI: A Former Athlete’s Perspective

Nearly 2 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury each year and have a profound long term impact on the brain. We need an action plan to combat…

Living with Four Brain Tumors

This was a huge turning point in regards to my perspective on life, which I don’t think would have occurred had I not been told “Josh, you’re going to…

5 Myths About the Ketogenic Diet

Although there is a lot of controversy behind the actual ratio of unsaturated to saturated fats that should be consumed, saturated fat is not the demon…

7 Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

On average, people gain anwhere from 2-5 pounds during the holidays.  With a plethora of cookies, cakes, brownies, and family style dinners, we all…

Will I Be Hungry on a Ketogenic Diet?

Once someone has finished their standard diet, maintaining progress depends on their ability to not give into their cravings. Well, what if there was…

Keto Conferences 2019

Keto conferences are a great place to not only learn more about the latest research on the ketogenic lifestyle, but network with other like-minded…

The Ketogenic Diet: A Conceivable Therapy For PTSD?

Cognitive performance and emotional health impairments often associated with PTSD may be improved by the ketogenic diet. The mechanisms and outcomes of...

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The Whoosh Effect: Myth or Reality

Have you ever been stuck in a weight-loss plateau? It seems like it has been forever since you saw the scale move, but one fateful day you step on the…

Invest In The Breast: Benefits of Breastfeeding

Human breastmilk is a unique substance with a wide array of health benefits that has yet to be matched. Infant formula companies have poured billions...

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Reduce the Risk of Hypertension on a Ketogenic Diet

Blood pressure may be on your mind daily if you deal with the common struggle of trying to lower your high blood pressure. But what exactly is blood...

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What is Atkins?

The Atkins Program is restricted in carbohydrates and is “optimal” in protein consumption. Additionally, fats are to be consumed from the perspective…

Trigger Foods: Seeing Red Into Feeling Green

Think about someone that pushes your every button; that REALLY knows how to get under your skin. Think about a time when they sent you over the edge…

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Top 10 Tips to Start Your Morning Routine

You’ve heard someone say they’re a “morning person” or a “night owl”. More and more is being studied on the validity of this and what’s considered to be…

The Ketogenic Diet for Children and the Elderly

In spite of advancements in research, there is still a plethora of unwarranted criticism and scrutiny for the application of a Ketogenic Diet...

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Why Fat Isn’t Bad: The Paradigm Shift

In a world flooded with health trends and diet fads, there is one macronutrient, namely fat, that even to this day, continues to be demonized. While the...

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Why Buy Bananas on a Ketogenic Diet?

Have you ever gone to the store, picked up an avocado that wasn’t ripe, put it back, picked up another, only to find the whole batch isn’t ripe and not…

Pros & Cons of Prebiotic Fibers

Simply put, “probiotics” are live bacteria cultures and “prebiotics” are the food sources (typically vegetables, fruits, seeds, and nuts) for that…

The Scariest Part About Halloween: The Sugar

Halloween is the biggest candy sale holiday of the year according to the National Confectioners Association.1 This year alone, in 2018, Forbes reported…

References: Joe Rogan Keto Response: The Science Behind the Claims

In this video, Dr. Ryan Lowery responds to the recent keto debate on the Joe Rogan podcast between bodybuilding coach, Layne Norton, and scientist Dr…

The Heart Is Primed to Use Ketones During Heart Failure

Ketone bodies, when accessible, are a preferred source of energy for the heart, especially one that is failing.  Ketogenic diets consumed for...

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6 Tips for Optimizing Performance on a Ketogenic Diet

It is essential to remember that, when adopting a ketogenic diet, you may initially experience symptoms that impair your performance. However, if you…

Ketogenic Bible Workouts

If you read the Ketogenic Bible and you are looking for a jumpstart into your workout program then you have come to the right place! This is an example…

The Cost of Boutique Fitness in the U.S.

With the wide variety of exercise classes available and new fitness regimens developing all the time, there are so many options for getting fit in 2018…

Quick Tips For Low Carb Drinks

Not all ketogenic dieters will choose to refrain from alcoholic beverages. Here are some tips for choosing the right low carb drinks when going out. It is interesting to point out that alcohol…

Ketones: Introduction to Testing Ketones

Testing ketones can be a great way to determine how well you are sticking to the ketogenic diet. Here we discuss each of the testing methods and benefits…

Insulin in Context

Controlling insulin is one of the fundamental goals of a ketogenic diet, and can be elusive to some. Here we discover insulin and how it works in your…

Are There Different Types of Ketosis?

If you have read What is a Ketogenic Diet and Understanding Ketosis, then you are ready to dive deeper into the science of ketosis. In this article, we…

6 Keto Pizza Recipes You Can Make Right Now!

One of the hardest things about the keto diet is giving up your favorite foods. If it’s pizza for you, then you better check out these 6 keto pizza…

Clickbait Keto: Does Keto Really Kill You Faster?

In today’s society, clickbait, or “content whose main purpose is to attract attention and encourage visitors to click on a link to a particular web...

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Prebiotics and Probiotics 101

Prebiotics and probiotics help balance and stabilize our gut microbiome and, therefore, are extremely valuable to our well-being. Supplying your gut...

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Top 6 Must Have Keto Vegan Foods

Hands down, the question I get asked more than any other is, “Can I be keto if I’m also vegan?” The short answer is: yes. When many people think of the…

CrossFit and Keto: What if Fran Ran on Fat?

Recent discoveries bring new light to the idea that CrossFit athletes may be able to simultaneously improve body composition and maintain performance…

Keto Diet Myths That You (Probably) Still Think Are True

Keto can be hard without the right guidance or understanding. Unfortunately, there is so much noise on social media and news outlets every day about…

4 Tips for Dining Out on a Ketogenic Diet

Be courageous and get creative with your order. At first, you may find yourself rummaging frantically through the menu scavenging for keto options. If…

The Most Popular Diets By State

It is estimated that 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. And for the millions looking for their next diet to try, there is a seemingly endless…

5 Reasons to Eat Avocados

Avocados are one of the most nutrient dense foods out there and are a great addition to a ketogenic diet. Here are five reasons to incorporate avocados…

Doggie Dining: The “Paw”sibilities are Endless at These Dog-Friendly Restaurants!

Have you looked into dog-friendly restaurants yet? With the summer quickly approaching and passing, it is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor activities…

Net Carbs and Fiber: Are Fibers Truly Ketogenic?

We’ve all seen it on food labels: “Only 2 net carbs” or “Low net carbs.” But what does this truly mean? What are net carbs, and why does it matter? Are…

Beyond the Bite: Probiotics and Pet Health

The importance of digestive health in humans (and pets) has come to the forefront of research, where probiotics have grown to become an indispensable...

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Going Nuts on a Ketogenic Diet?

Nuts can be a great ketogenic snack due to the high fat, but not all nuts are keto friendly, too many could threaten ketosis. Find out which can be…

Electrolytes and Ketogenic Dieting: Your Complete Guide

While your macronutrients may be in line, there is another important factor to consider: ensuring you keep the balance of electrolytes in the body…

To Ketone or Not to Ketone: Mineral Salts

Exogenous ketone supplements are a hot topic in the keto world. Here we address the health implications of different ingredients used in these products…

Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis: Understanding the Differences

Ketosis is often given a bad reputation due to its confusion with diabetic ketoacidosis. In this article, we look into the differences between them...

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Ketones: Your Brain’s Preferred Keto Fuel Source

Ketones have long been touted as a superior fuel source for the brain that possesses a wide array of cognitive benefits. Our brains are made up of two...

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The Keto Diet for Beginners

A comprehensive introduction to the Ketogenic Diet: The science behind ketosis, a guide to nutrition, and how to achieve optimal health with ketones.