Pop is one of the hardest treats to kick when beginning keto. New dieters must avoid the high amounts of sugar at all costs, but these longings can be tough. Diet sodas are the perfect antidotes for satisfying soda cravings, and many options don’t use artificial sweeteners!
If you made “going keto” a New Year’s resolution, congratulations! Whatever they are, your health goals are very important and they’ll be easier to meet if you have the right recipes.
When starting the diet, one of the first things to do is have some easy meals ready to go. This way if you get stuck due to a lack of time or imagination, you’ll always have something to fill you up. Read more
The holiday season can be the hardest time for people on a new ketogenic diet. Rather than focus on what you can’t have, though, think of all the great foods you can pile on your plate. Here are five amazing ideas that will fill you up this season, so much so that you won’t even miss the mashed potatoes!
The holidays pose some of the biggest challenges to keto dieters. Don’t think this means it’s all hopeless, though! The festive season can be the perfect time to examine what makes this diet so important to your health goals. Take stock of your intentions and follow these tips. You can get through the holidays with your diet intact!
For some people, the thought of going into a full-on keto diet can be daunting. An alternative known as “lazy keto” can be helpful, though! Lazy keto is less strict and easier to follow, and dieters can reach ketosis on it. However, if dieters aren’t careful, lazy keto can easily become not keto at all.
When you’re already on a restrictive diet, whether by choice or not, taking on Keto can seem like an insurmountable task. The great thing about Keto is how versatile it is – you might have to make some further changes, but there’s no reason to not lose weight via ketosis just because allergies or ethics make it seem harder.
Here are some tips for vegetarians, those who don’t eat dairy, and anyone else who might have a dietary restriction to make the Keto process a whole lot easier! Read more
Are you worried about sticking to your diet come December? It’s a legit concern because it’s the time of year where you can’t always control what’s served to you. How can you stay Keto when you’re at a different party every weekend?
Easily! As important as food is to the holidays, remember that it’s not the only thing! Besides, there are plenty of seasonal favourites you can still have on your ketogenic diet. Follow these five tips to navigate your next work party or family gathering.
Snacking on keto can be fun and delicious because even while you sacrifice the carbs, you don’t have to sacrifice the flavour. However, some dieters might look at their favourite snacks with longing in their eyes, and one favourite many give up almost immediately is popcorn. After all, popcorn is a whole grain, right?
It is a whole grain, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a place for it in your keto diet! It all comes down to net carbs and what makes popcorn a healthier snack than other grains.
Many people on the keto diet struggle with the decision to have an alcoholic drink. Not because all dieters feel cravings for it like they would sugar, but rather that they hear so often about “keto-safe” drinks, yet don’t get a solid answer as to what they are.
Alcohol isn’t needed to live, so if you want to cut it out completely, that’s OK. But those who like to wind down with a beverage can do so if they’re choosy. They also can’t drink too much. Here’s why!
The keto diet replaces one energy source with another, but as the body starts using ketones for energy instead of glucose, many dieters report flu-like symptoms. These effects are nothing to worry about and will pass as your body adjusts to the new diet, but they’re still not fun to experience. However, there’s a lot you can do to feel better and overcome the keto flu!