Define Ketogenic Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? It’s all the rage. The internet is filled with stories of how everyone from movie stars to ordinary people have shed stubborn pounds with the ketogenic diet. Some suggest that this eating pattern also may be helpful for managing diabetes and warding off Alzheimer’s disease. So, is it a miracle…

Professional Athletes on Ketogenic Diet

Professional Athletes on Ketogenic Diet Low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets may help endurance athletes perform better, but team and sprint athletes may see a drop in their performance. Ketogenic diets are not just for losing weight. Many endurance athletes also turn to these very low-carb, high-fat diets to boost their performance. But athletes involved in high-intensity, short-duration…

Ketogenic Diet and Fasting

Ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting lead popular eating plans for obesity, diabetes Lifestyle interventions are the recommended first steps for treatment of diabetes and other cardiometabolic disorders. Changes to diet and physical activity can ultimately lead to weight loss and its proven benefits. As evidence from the Look AHEAD and Diabetes Prevention Program trials have shown,…

Ketogenic Diet Pcos

Ketogenic Diet for PCOS Basically, a ketogenic diet significantly restricts carbohydrates, while focusing heavily on high fats (healthy fats) and moderate protein. There are a number of things that happen when you do this: Your need for insulin drops significantly. From a PCOS point of view, this would be helpful as we tend to have…

Whats A Ketogenic Diet

What is a Ketogenic Diet? A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It’s referred to as many different names – ketogenic diet, low carb diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), etc. When you eat something high in…

Ketogenic Diet Ratios

The Ketogenic Ratio Explained If your child’s physician has recommended a ketogenic diet for epilepsy management, you likely have many questions, which may have led you to this post. As you collect information online and educate yourself on the topic, you may come across the term “ketogenic ratio” and wonder what it means. I’ll try to clear…

Ketogenic Diet and Hashimoto’s

Using a Ketogenic Diet with Hashimoto’s Ketogenic diets, which are high-fat/low-carbohydrate/moderate-protein diets, are a hot topic in the health and wellness community. My readers have a lot of questions, including is a ketogenic diet a little too high in fat and low in carbohydrates to be healthy, and how does it impact those with Hashimoto’s? Based on…