Keto Macros

Keto Diet Macros Explained “Macros” or macronutrients in food include carbohydrates, protein, and fat. They are where all of your calories come from and can each play a unique role in supporting your health and fitness goals. The typical macro ratio for keto looks like the following: 5% of calories coming from carbs 25% of…

What Desserts Can You Eat On Keto

Keto-Friendly Dessert Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth What is the Keto Diet? Here’s what you need to know about the Keto Diet; the high-fat, low-carb diet everyone’s talking about. If you get serious sugar cravings, the idea of going on the keto diet might be a turnoff. No carbs? No sugar? How am I supposed to treat myself? But you…

Keto Friendly Snacks

The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a popular eating plan that limits carbohydrates and focuses on protein and healthful fats. People who follow a keto diet try to limit their carb intake to 50 grams (g) per day. The purpose of this restriction is to force the body to use ketones, which are acids formed in the liver,…

How Many Grams Of Fat On Keto

The Importance of Fat on the Keto Diet Dietary fat is the cornerstone of the ketogenic diet. It will be your primary source of fuel and calories as you restrict carbs and adapt to keto. Fat Consumption and Energy Production  By eating so much fat and so few carbs, you are starving your body of…

Keto For Beginners

Keto Diet for Beginners Decrease carbs (but eat more veggies)Eating a very low carb diet is important to achieving ketosis, but low carb does not mean no carb. With Atkins 20, net carbs are restricted to 20g or fewer per day for about two weeks to guarantee that ketosis is achieved. After this induction phase, you…

How To Lower Cholesterol On Keto

What to Do If a Low-Carb Diet Raises Your Cholesterol Low-carb and ketogenic diets are incredibly healthy. They have clear, potentially life-saving benefits for some of the world’s most serious diseases. This includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, epilepsy and numerous others. The most common heart disease risk factors tend to improve greatly, for most people…

How Many Carbs To Eat On Keto

How many carbs should I eat per day? Not everyone needs the same carb restriction for optimal health. Healthy, physically active, and normal-weight individuals may not necessarily have to restrict carbs at all, especially if they choose minimally-processed sources most of the time. However, for people with a range of health issues or weight problems,…

How To Count Carbs On Keto

How to Track Net Carbs Using MyFitnessPal After a full day of keto-friendly eating and macro tracking, you have all the info you need to calculate your net carb intake. First, make sure you are in your food dairy by tapping the “Diary” icon to the left of the “+” sign.  Tap on the banner…

Keto Protein Shake

Who needs protein powder anyways? Packed with almond milk, almond butter, chia seeds, and hemp seeds, this shake will energize you and keep you full all morning. If you’re not really a chocolate person and prefer fruit smoothies, Coconut Berry Keto Smoothie is for you. Protein shakes are all over grocery store shelves, from protein powders to ready-made protein…