The Ultimate Guide To Ketosis and the Keto Diet

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Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard of the Keto diet by now. But do you understand what Keto and the process of ketosis actually is and how it affects your body?

If you are the kind of person that asks the tough questions about a new diet, then you are in the right place. This article is a deep dive into the science of the Keto diet.

By the time you are finished with this article, you will have a solid understanding of how this all works. Let’s jump right in and cover the basics. read more

Mercola Recipe Section Has Something for Everyone

By Dr. Mercola

Many struggle with obesity and a variety of chronic diseases. Although your food choices affect your health and how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future, rapid growth in the processed food industry has triggered an avalanche of weight gain, inflammation and chronic disease.

It might be difficult to imagine you could find nutritious and delicious meals that are easy to fix and satisfying to eat, but this is exactly what you’ll find in the Recipe section.

Although eating right is not an overnight fix for chronic health conditions, it is one of the most effective steps to help you achieve health independence. We have a diverse collection of mouth-watering and good-for-you recipes based on my optimized nutrition plan. read more

Menopause Diet: How Keto Can Help Manage Menopause Symptoms (+The Best Foods To Eat)

The symptoms of menopause can be challenging for many women.

The weight gain, hot flashes, skin changes, lack of sleep, low libido, irritation and mood swings that inevitably happen during this transition can make you feel extremely concerned about your health and well-being.

Luckily, you can manage these grueling symptoms with healthy habits, starting with your diet.

These side effects of menopause are caused by imbalances in sex hormones estrogen and testosterone.The ketogenic diet can help balance these hormones and potentially improve menopause symptoms thanks to its emphasis on healthy fats and protein. read more

Sweetly Raw – 6 Fat Bombs (Keto, Vegan, Paleo, Nut Free)

Are you familiar with fat bombs? They’re all the rage now with the popularity of the keto diet (a high fat, moderate protein, very low carb diet) – but even if you’re not eating keto (I don’t), fat bombs make a perfect sugar free snack any time of the day.

I’ve been making these on the regular for the past 2 years and often like to have a batch on hand. I especially like them chopped up on top of smoothie bowls or a large one with a cup of tea. After many requests and responses from my instastories, I’ve finally hunkered down and put some formal recipes together (I never usually measure). read more

Keto Almond Flour Pizza Crust Recipe

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The next time the desire for pizza strikes, don’t panic. Just pull up this keto almond flour pizza crust recipe so you can have pizza that’s guilt-free and low-carb.

How I Made Keto Crust

If you’ve been keto for a while, you know the obvious conundrum that comes from eating pizza. It smells good, it tastes amazing, and just about everyone likes it. But it comes with a big penalty in the form of major carbs. read more

5 Ways to Get More Turmeric in Your Diet

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You’re sitting at your computer, scrolling through yet another article on the best ways to boost your health (and fight inflammation), when you realize there’s a problem…

They’re all saying the same thing:

Add this one secret ingredient to your diet!
Start using this ancient Indian superfood!
Eat more turmeric!

But the problem is, they’re not telling you how to do it.

Because if turmeric isn’t part of your diet already, the command to “eat more turmeric” isn’t so easy to follow. read more

Keto Eggnog Recipe

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The holidays can be challenging on keto. All around you, everywhere you look there are sweet treats and temptations. Take back the holidays with this festive keto eggnog recipe.

Why Carton Eggnog is Not Keto

It’s oh-so-tempting to just grab a glass of creamy eggnog at a party, but do you know what’s in that glass? Probably not.

Eggnog is one of the world’s mysteries. Most people don’t wonder what’s in it, they just enjoy it once a year. read more

Weekend Link Love — Edition 515

Research of the Week

“Good cholesterol” may not be so good in postmenopausal women.

The path to a man’s heart is through his gut bacteria.

60% of babies born worldwide fail to breastfeed within the first hour, missing a crucial window of nutrition.

Giving doctors a little “nudge” triples statin prescription rates.

Using ultrasound to open the blood brain barrier in Alzheimer’s patients could enable delivery of helpful drugs.

We’re doomed. Robots can guilt us out of turning them off. read more

Keto Turmeric Coconut Snack Balls Recipe

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These keto turmeric coconut snack balls are the snack that loves you back. Get a much-needed jolt of energy and enjoy the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric powder!

Snacks on Keto

Transitioning to keto can be a challenge. You have to abandon the majority of snacks you used to know and love in favor of hacks or alternatives.

Gone are the days when you can haphazardly chuck boxes of processed pseudo-foods into your shopping cart, ushering in anything that suits your fancy. read more

Carb Cravings? Why You Get Them (& How to Stop Them)

Are you fighting carb cravings on keto?

Wondering why you get them and — most importantly — how to make them go away?

Since the struggle is all too real, we’re getting to the bottom of carb cravings in today’s guide to find out:

What carb cravings are
8 reasons why you may be craving carbs (+ how to fix each of them)

After you learn what they are, you’ll never feel hostage to a carb craving again. So that’s exactly where we’ll begin.

What Are Carb Cravings?

This isn’t a trick question: a carbohydrate craving usually takes the form of an intense desire for foods in the carb family. read more