All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

This guest post was originally published on HVMN 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 … Continue reading All your doubts about KETO, vanquished

Shaping Your Keto Diet

Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet

Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

[Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] 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 … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

The keto diet is the most effective clean eating diet I’ve tried. It is so easy to follow, yet I get dozens of questions from readers every week. Simply put, it is a low-carb, high-fat diet. That means goodbye rice, chapati and bread, hello oil and butter! It’s the opposite of what we’ve been taught … Continue reading 5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

Lazy tricks for a flat belly

You have made peace with the fact that you aren't a marathoner or rock climber, or a regular at the gym. Sure, you like to jog for a few minutes on the weekend and pump iron before a photo-worthy event. Otherwise, you are too lazy to cook every meal and go through punishing workout routines … Continue reading Lazy tricks for a flat belly

6 foods to eat for abs

Belly fat isn't just a matter of aesthetics. Visceral fat is an indicator of a diet low in nutrition and high in empty calories. Instead of shortcuts to look slimmer, improve on the nutritional deficiencies you may have and get healthier from the inside-out with an improved diet. These nourishing foods will support you and … Continue reading 6 foods to eat for abs

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

5 dishes where Probiotics meet Prebiotics

Nourish the healthy bacteria in your gut by blending the magical goodness of prebiotics and probiotics in one snack. When they are teamed together, they have a symbiotic relationship that drops the kilos faster and reduces bloating in the process. What are prebiotics? For those unaware of probiotics, they are the immune-boosting live bacterial cultures … Continue reading 5 dishes where Probiotics meet Prebiotics

Natural ‘drinks’ for safe weight loss

Why do you need appetite suppressants and diet pills when Mother Nature provides much better weight loss aids. These drinks are gentle on the system and great for overall health. Of course, the main reason they are on this list is for their fat-burning powers. GREEN TEA Sip on green tea before a high intensity … Continue reading Natural ‘drinks’ for safe weight loss