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We all want to be healthy and happy. When I first learned about Ketogenic Diet (AKA Keto), my initial reaction was scepticism. Like many, I assumed it would turn out to be some variation on ‘detoxing’ or other largely discredited views about how the body works. I thought ‘eat fat to lose weight’ was an…

Real FAT story

None of us wants to be fat. In fact, for many of us, we have been told over the last 4 decades, fat is bad. It is instinctively logical to say ‘you are what you eat’:  if you eat loads of fat, then the fat flows into your system and grow on your hips or lining your arteries….

Sugar is BAD!

We need to talk about metabolic issues. Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of at least 3 of the 5 following medical conditions: Hight blood glucose High blood pressure Low HDL numbers High triglycerides Large waistline (more than 40 inches) Metabolic syndrome puts you at greater risk of getting coronary heart disease, stroke and other conditions that affect…

FAT is GOOD!

Fall in love with your butter again! Let’s start to talk about FAT and why dietary saturated fat is good for you! 1. Fat gives your more energy. Dietary fat contains more energy per gram than any other nutrient, so it’s the most effective way to deliver energy to the parts of your body that need it,…

Your first Keto Guide

This “First Keto Guide”serves as a mini-primer on ketosis and some of the concepts are simplified. Once you are familiar with the basics then browse through the rest of the blogs for extended reading.

Keto Step by Step!

There are many ways of implementing a low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet plans but most involve following a higher fat, moderate protein, low carb food plan.  The nutrient intake on a ketogenic diet typically works out to about 70-75% of calories from fat, 20-25% from protein, and 5-10% from carbohydrate on a daily basis when calories…

Ultimate Fat-Loss Hack!

KETO//OS is not a weight loss product. Period. It is, however, a fact that most people, including myself, experience significant weight loss when supplementing with KETO//OS. Why? Let’s get back to the basics. KETO//OS is a ketone fuel source. And Ketones offer insulin free energy. 1. More energy for everything When you fuel your body with…

Do you know your liver?

Your liver is the largest organ in your body, after the skin. Your liver is a dark reddish-brown organ sits in the upper right abdomen and, at about 3 pounds. Your liver manages a dizzying array of tasks, including digesting fats, making and storing glucose, and serving as the body’s detox centre. Glucose Warehouse The…

TOP Keto mistakes

The most fundamental Keto mistake is when people become ketosis crazy. By which I mean, people become fixated on staying in ketosis (by eating lots of fats and using other cheats) and lose focus on the microbiome, the importance of dietary diversity and mineral balance. High-quality food Ketogenic Diet is not the Atkins diet. It…

Keto & my sugar addiction

Just a little less than 6 months ago, my typical morning routine would be a slice of banana bread (seemingly potassium rich) with a long black coffee. Or two. Sometimes I would go for a ‘healthier’ blueberry oatmeal muffin. By 11 am, I would have usually started to feel hungry and simultaneously feel guilty for…

The power of the fork.

We need to take health seriously. It is not just about preventing disease, it is about optimising performance and potential. The better you are eating, the healthier you are. Then the more you are exercising, the better you are managing your stress, the better you are sleeping, the better your relationships are. You feel better….

Keto-adaptation for good!

One of the goals of the keto diet is being “keto-adapted”. Being keto-adapted means that your body is primed for functioning with very little glucose. And this happens in several stages. STAGE 1 – The beginning The beginning stage is the most difficult part of keto-adaptation as you for sure will experience a transitional “flu”….

Should we all be on a Ketogenic diet?

We all want to be healthy. Most of us embrace the fact that diet plays a critical role in our health. To take it one step further, I believe that a healthy diet is when it is also a balanced one. In my view, the best definition of a balanced diet comes from Prof. Grant Schofield:…

Exogenous Ketones 101

Ketones are all the rage among low carbers. To say that exogenous ketones are an increasingly popular nutritional/ dietary supplement is an understatement. Since exogenous ketones were introduced in 2014, like with any new supplement of interest, though, there tends to be a lot of misinformation that you have to sift your way through to find…

Amazing Keto & your brain and energy

Versions of the Ketogenic diet have been used to successfully treat drug-resistant epilepsy in children since the 1920s and potentially even back in the biblical ages. Emerging evidence from animal models and clinical trials suggest keto may be therapeutically used in many other neurological disorders, including a headache, neurodegenerative diseases, sleep disorders, bipolar disorder, autism…