Keto, in its simplest reference, is actually short for ketogenic or ketosis. It is used as a way to describe a type of lifestyle, a way of eating (WOE), many people are following or taking an interest in. Continue reading “What is Keto?”
Grains, starches, and sugars are all pretty taboo when following a Ketogenic lifestyle. These three types of foods can be very confusing, especially when first beginning the Keto journey. You will find that it becomes increasingly necessary to read labels and learn the names of (including “hidden” or not so common names of) each of these types of foods. Some types can fall into more than one category and that’s okay. The important issue is to become familiar with most of the names on today’s blog post. Be sure to bookmark the page so you can come back and refer to it often. Especially while you shop! Continue reading “Grains, Starches, Sugars, and Keto, oh my!”
We consistently see people who are just beginning or contemplating the Keto lifestyle who “freak out” over cholesterol results. We also read often that people “fear” going to their doctor or fear their doctor finding out they are trying the Keto lifestyle. If you are one of them then this blog post may be right up your alley… and, if your not, you may still find you enjoy this post! Either way, drop us a comment and let us know your thoughts on our thoughts… regardless we expect an exciting discussion to ensue. Continue reading “Living Keto: What the Test Result?!”
Here are 46 names for sugars used in processed foods and beverages. These sugars can spike blood sugar levels. Be sure to read labels and know what you are putting into your body.
Once upon a time we had to hunt or forage for our food, then we learned to grow some of it – we still knew exactly where our food came from. We either grew it ourselves, or bought it from someone who grew it – we were maybe one or two people removed from the provider of our food. Continue reading “The State of Our Food Supply”