Keto Party Food

Having a hard time convincing your friends to join you on your keto journey? Why not throw a party full of keto-friendly snacks and foods, and only tell them after it’s all over. Actions speak louder than words, and once your friends taste some of the delicious offerings of the keto diet, they may realize very quickly that going keto doesn’t mean sacrificing taste. The keto diet gets its name after the amino acids “ketones” that are produced when our body burns fats instead of carbs. These ketones have been shown to carry tremendous benefits in higher concentrations. To learn more about the keto diet and ketones, read our full article about ketosis here. Despite there being significant positive research … Read more

Best Keto Pasta Alternatives

What comes to mind when you think “comfort food”? Unfortunately for many new keto dieters, one of our all-time favorite comfort foods- pasta – has to be eliminated. We don’t want all those extra carbs in our diet. Luckily, there are alternatives that not only mimic the texture and deliciousness of pasta but exceed it! Just for our favorite keto readers, we have put together a list of the best keto pasta alternatives to impress even the most dedicated pasta lovers. Why is Pasta a No-No on the Keto Diet? As you may already know, the keto diet gets its name from the amino acid “ketones” that are a byproduct of the body converting fats to use as energy. When … Read more

Fasting Mimicking Diet: Do It Yourself

You’ll undoubtedly have heard of the Fasting Mimicking Diet. Hailed as the ultimate way to fast and an amazing way to lose weight without those horrible hunger pangs, this is definitely a unique diet with a lot of benefits!  Developed by Professor Valter Longo and based on extensive research and social proof, the Fasting Mimicking Diet (or FMD) allows you to reap the benefits of fasting…whilst still eating food. Yep, you heard that right! No more long stints without eating… The Fasting Mimicking Diet is a way to keep your body satiated whilst still reaping the benefits of fasting. The FMD has not only been proven to cause weight loss but also has a number of other associated health benefits … Read more

The Best Keto Road Trip Snacks

Being on a keto diet can make travelling difficult… In order to stay in ketosis (the state at which your body is burning fat), you have to be careful about what you’re eating… This means that you can’t afford to just go into a gas station and pick up any old snack. If you’ve been worrying about your upcoming road trip, worry no more! This list is going to act as your complete guide to the best keto road trip snacks so that you can enjoy your road trip without concerning yourself with what you’re going to eat or feeling like you’re missing out.  We are going to split this guide up into two categories- snacks you can pack before … Read more

Keto Food Pyramid

It seems like we can forget all about our nutrition 101 class that we painstakingly sat through in the fifth grade. The basic rules seemed to have changed. If you remember studying the traditional “food pyramid” you might picture in your head a shape full of equal parts veggies, proteins, fruits, and grains, with a sprinkle of dairy on top. For the last ten years, the USDA has updated their nutrition advice to include a bit less dairy but has not capitulated on the high amount of fast-digesting carbohydrates that comprise a large percentage of a recommended diet. For keto dieters, we follow a different food pyramid all together. If you have stumbled onto this article unknowingly, here is a … Read more

Keto Meal Replacements

Losing weight can be daunting. The idea is always attractive, but as we begin different programs we run into obstacles, stalls, physiological side effects and frustration. This can often cause us to jump from diet to diet, program to program, trying to find the one that works best for us. Unfortunately, diets take time and our bodies have to adapt before we start to see results. An effective diet takes patience and discipline, but when we are trying to prioritize in a fast-paced environment, we sometimes need help. In this article, we go over these 5 popular keto meal replacements, a genre of supplements designed to help to begin or maintain a keto diet. Kiito Meal Shake Ketologie Collagen Keto … Read more

Keto Headaches

If you haven’t already, time to hop aboard the keto train. Keto dieters are growing in numbers, and results continue to show the diet’s effectiveness in weight loss and a general sense of well being. The aim of the keto diet is to bring the body into ketosis , a metabolic state in which fats are favored over carbohydrates as an energy source. When fats are converted to energy during this process, the body produces amino acids called “ketones” as byproducts. These ketones have been shown to be beneficial for the body in numerous ways. The keto diet is not without its side effects, however. Good things take time, and weathering some uncomfortable symptoms as your body transitions is normal. We’ve … Read more

Best Keto Yogurt

When starting a new diet it can be discouraging to read long lists of products you can no longer indulge in. For many traditional diets that focus on cutting calories, it sometimes feels like you can’t eat anything with taste, or anything that you really crave. Luckily for those who have decided to go keto, there is plenty of tasty (and healthy) food that you can consume while adhering to the diet guidelines. So let’s get to it, and start talking about yogurt. Many people think that going keto means cutting out dairy, but that’s just not true. While some dairy (such as processed milk and cheese) is high in carbohydrates and should be avoided, full fat and organic options … Read more

Essential Keto Camping Food

The weather is warming up and despite the unusual circumstances of 2020, there seems to be plenty of opportunities coming up in the next few months to dig out the tent and sleeping bags and head out for an adventure. But how does this work with your keto diet? We are here to assure you that camping on a keto diet has never been easier, and there is no need to take a break to fit in the social outing. If you are brand new to the keto diet or looking to take your first steps towards the keto lifestyle, we do have a small word of caution. If there is a camping trip in the near future, you might … Read more

Keto Hair Loss

With any new diet there comes a shock to the body that can result in unwanted side effects. Normally the symptoms are temporary and can be easily managed when fully understood. For those who have started a new keto diet, or for those who are interested in learning more about it, here we go over the unwanted side effect of hair loss while on the keto diet. Going keto is fast becoming a household phrase in the diet and wellness community, with good reason. A keto diet brings with it a long list of benefits, weight loss right at the top. As well as a healthy loss of extra fat, those who embark on a keto lifestyle report long term … Read more