Ketogenic Diet and Migraines

Ketogenic Diet and Migraines The ketogenic diet was designed in the 1920s to help control seizures in epileptic children. The traditional treatment for epilepsy was fasting (going for an extended period of time without eating), but researchers hoped to find a way to treat seizures in children without starvation.  It was found that a ketogenic…

Ketogenic Diet Food List For Cancer

Ketogenic Diet Food List For Cancer Foods that contain naturally occurring compounds that have potent anticancer properties include: Apples The phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” actually rings fairly true. Apples contain polyphenols that have promising anticancer properties. Polyphenols are plant-based compounds that may prevent inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and infections. Some research suggests…

Corn on Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet (commonly called keto) is a high-fat and extremely low-carb diet that offers a plethora of health benefits. It is one of the dietary plans that various sets of individuals follow in shedding some weight and optimizing health. The keto diet ensures prevention against certain health deficiencies such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, epilepsy,…

Ketogenic Diet Physiology

Ketogenic Diet Physiology Have you been on a low-carb or ketogenic diet for some time no and perplexed why your morning blood glucose readings are on the high end? Did you know that it is quite common for long-term ketogenic dieters to have morning fasted blood glucose readings that average 100-125 mg/dl? This is rather common,…

Coconut Ketogenic Diet Plan

Coconut Ketogenic Diet Plan I’m a coconut lover. I love its sweet taste and how it adds richness to food. I like young coconuts, they’re cool and refreshing and I take it as a dessert. Coconut water? Yeah, I’m a sucker too. I think it is the most satisfying drink during the hot season. The…

Plant Based Ketogenic Diet

Plant Based Ketogenic Diet As a predominantly plant-based dietitian, my first reaction when asked about the ketogenic diet is usually an eye-roll. Most people following keto diets are doing so for weight loss and I’m not a proponent of quick fixes when it comes to weight management. Secondly, most keto diets are nutritionally deplorable –…

Ketogenic Diet Experts

Ketogenic Diet Experts There are so many misconceptions about the Keto Diet, that’s why I’ve interviewed a worldwide top Keto Diet expert. Some folks think this is a high protein diet, others believe it’s a sugar-free diet. Still others believe it’s about eating protein and vegetables, which is partly true, but it’s so much more than that. Beth…

Ketogenic Diet and Headaches

Ketogenic Diet and Headaches If you recently started a keto diet and are getting headaches, brain fog, or mental fatigue, don’t be surprised or overly concerned. You’re likely experiencing some of the common (but not fun) side effects that come with transitioning from a carb (glucose)-based diet to a ketone (fat)-based diet. The good news is that…

Low Energy on ketogenic Diet

Low Energy on ketogenic Diet Have you ever felt like you have no energy to workout? Maybe you start strong but can’t make it through to the end (that’s why you sign up for group classes, right?). Or maybe you just skip your workout entirely, too exhausted to even get out the door. If you think…