All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

By Nate Martins | The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad fueled by the common … Continue reading All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

Which is the Best Keto Supplement for You?

By Nate Martins | The ketogenic diet is trending up; the low-carb, high-fat diet is gaining popularity as people become more conscious of the carbohydrates and sugars packing food in western diets. Scientific evidence supports a growing list of benefits of the ketogenic diet: better blood sugar control, neuroprotection, lower triglycerides. What’s more, subjective reports … Continue reading Which is the Best Keto Supplement for You?

Shaping Your Keto Diet

By Nate Martins and Dr. Brianna Stubbs | A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the bulk of the energy to the body. The primary macronutrients are carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Some examples macronutrients based on foods you might eat every day. … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet

The Fundamentals of Keto

By Nate Martins and Dr. Brianna Stubbs | Dr. Brianna Stubbs Keto comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has achieved "ketosis." Ketosis can be naturally achieved two ways: through diet or fasting (meaning the … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Keto

Keto diet to tackle lower belly fat

In case you were wondering what it means to have lower belly fat, a waist circumference above 35 inches for men and 30 inches for women constitutes abdominal obesity. If you fall under this category, you must read this post to understand how to shed lower belly fat on a Standark Keto Diet. Eat the … Continue reading Keto diet to tackle lower belly fat

The quickest berry recipes you will find

Berries are very berry antioxidant-rich rockstars of the food world that even fruit-sparse diets like the Ketogenic meal plan allow. Berries are low in sugar compared to most fruits, despite their pleasurable flavour. They are high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant that is proven to lower blood pressure. Most berries (yes, there are over 20 edible … Continue reading The quickest berry recipes you will find

Avocado dishes anyone can cook

These fresh and simple recipes don't need too many ingredients and retain the nutrients by keeping the cooking down-low. They will take you from breakfast to dinner, so you can eat avocados every day. Great for keeping the skin moisturised from within, high in antioxidants and good cholesterol, and packed with protein, avocados are brimming … Continue reading Avocado dishes anyone can cook

SKD: How the Standard Keto Diet works

There are fad diets and then there are research-backed, scientifically-proven diets that tick the boxes of clean eating, whole foods and gut-friendly ingredients. Keto diets are much like guidelines for clean eats that bring about sustained weight loss. A self-confessed diet hater, I ate pretty much what I felt like throughout my 30-odd years. I … Continue reading SKD: How the Standard Keto Diet works

Eat fat to burn fat

I have good news for foodies. Did you know that you can lose fat by eating fatty foods? Don't fall for that droll about fat-free, lite and skimmed products being the road to a fit body. In fact, health foods aren't all they are made out to be [more on that in another post]. Eating … Continue reading Eat fat to burn fat

Detox water is the juice cleanse of 2017

It's no secret that drinking 6-8 glasses of water every day keeps the body cool and hydrated. In fact, water is your best ally in achieving your weight loss goals. Combine it with superfoods and you will have a fat-burning, detoxifying elixir. Believe me, I speak from experience. If you don't, would a celebrity transformation … Continue reading Detox water is the juice cleanse of 2017