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:…

The greatest wealth is health!

We all want to be healthy.  The fact is many of us don’t know what it really means to be healthy. Like being thrown into the boxing ring. Eyeing your opponent across the ring, self-confidence skyrockets, ready to knock anybody out. You lean a little forward. You turn your hips. You throw a punch. You pull…

Every new day is another chance to CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

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,…

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…

Keto challenges and risks

The benefits of ketones are obvious and beyond, but getting into ketosis is not all rainbows and unicorns. A lot of risks are heavily dependent on your current lifestyle and health baseline. Remember, knowledge is power. Becoming aware of the risks is the first step in making appropriate choices and action for your body and your life….