The Many Names of Sugar

May 16, 2021

You've accepted a lifestyle free of sugar if you've chosen to follow a ketogenic diet; that tenet is the basis of a low-carb, high-fat eating protocol. Great, kudos on making a quality choice!

Now that you've decided to ditch the carbs, you may begin to realize a genuine and present challenge: sugar is in virtually everything and goes by many, many different names!

Knowing how to identify sugar by any name will prove priceless on a ketogenic diet, as limiting carb and sugar intake is always paramount. No worries, we have scoured information on the pesky ingredient and uncovered a bevy of words to add to your red-flag list of items to limit or eliminate from your diet.

Listen, we're not being hyperbolic when we say sugar is an ingredient with an array of aliases; we found 56 iterations! However,...Read More

Clean Up Your Keto Diet for Spring 2021

May 11, 2021

Have you slacked on your New Year's resolution to drink more water, or have you become lax with monitoring your carbohydrate macronutrients as we journey further into the new year?

No worries, many of us have found ourselves revisiting our goals for 2021 and may have experienced the harsh reality of reconciling our wish list with our current situation.

The good news is there's still time to steer your self-improvement plan back on track well before it's time to ring in 2022.

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2021: Keto on a Dime

Apr 20, 2021

2020 has presented many challenges and a need to adapt on many levels. Managing money is a matter on most people’s minds, and stretching the food budget as much as possible is ideal to remain low-carb without breaking the bank.

A ketogenic diet is whatever you choose to make it. You can opt to eat top-shelf fare if your funds allow for it. Still, home-canned corned beef with a side of sauteed cabbage is a fantastic mealidea to stretch a dollar without getting caught up in the trappings of eating lower quality, highly-processed foods that may compromise health to save money.

Luckily, there are loads of budget-friendly, low-carb, high-fat foods, like eggs or mackerel, you can use as a basis for your keto meal plan. Plus, utilizing fresh, canned pantry foods or store-bought items like pork rinds can go a...Read More

Keto For Beginners

Mar 24, 2021

The keto diet is everywhere you look. Touted for helping people achieve drastic weight loss, improve energy, and heal all sorts of chronic conditions, is there potential that it could be some sort of miracle diet?

Maybe not a miracle, but it’s definitely capable of restoring health and balance to people struggling with a number of health issues.

So, what’s all the hype with keto?

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Creative Keto Meals and Recipes in a Jar

Mar 23, 2021

Meal preparation is a cornerstone of dietary success, regardless of your eating style. And well-proportioned meals that mind your desired macros to facilitate rapid results is a sure-fire approach to victory on a ketogenic diet without the fuss of always needing to make food on-demand.

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