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Updated by Kim Hapwood on Mar 14, 2019
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Ketosis Diet Information

We embarking on a ketogenic diet you will need to make sure you know as much as you can about how to follow a ketosis diet safely. Here are some top tips, book reviews and information.

Low Carb Diet Menu Ideas

I’m updating this post after 6 years of practising a low carb high fat ketogenic diet. This is the diet that I have followed off and on over the years. When I follow the diet I feel light and full of energy. But I do have a habit of eating normally whenever I go on holiday, visit my Mother or during Christmas and New Year. Hey! I’m alright with that. My body seems to adapt well to moving in and out of ketosis.

Polycystic Ovaries Symptoms: Can a Ketogenic Diet Help?

The disease polycystic ovaries syndrome “PCOS”, effects the way in which ovaries work. It is thought to effect millions of women around the world. PCOS is a major cause of infertility.

Ketone Test Strips for Low Carb Diets

Ketone test strips for low carb diets. Atkins, ketogenic, low carbohydrate high fat, intermittent fasting diets all encourage the body to produce ketones.

Atkins Diet Snack Bars

I’m travelling to Budapest soon and I have been trying to work out what are the best Atkins diet snack bars to pack while travelling. There certainly is a huge range of snack bars available.

7 Keto DHEA Health Benefits as Seen on Dr. Oz

I have been thinking about 7 keto DHEA health benefits, with the idea that I may decide carry on taking this supplement.

Intermittent Fasting: A Fad or a Great Way to Lose Weight and Gain Health

If you are already interested in low carb high fat keto diets you will almost certainly have heard of intermittent fasting. If you are already adapted to a low carb diet then chances are you will find fasting both easy and even pleasurable.

Books About the Ketogenic Diet

Books about the Ketogenic Diet my top 3 keto book recommendations for weight loss and the treatment of serious illnesses like epilepsy in children.

Brain Octane™ Oil Benefits - 18x Stronger Than Coconut Oil!

This product helps your body to produce ketones. Brains just love to use ketones for energy, could help reduce brain fog and improve memory.

Interesting Interview with a Woman who Eats Mainly Meat and Water

I have been a fan of the website “Eat Meat.Drink Water” for a while now. The site is run by an inspiring lady called Esmee La Fleur. You can read her story, about how she recovered her health by just eating meat and drinking water, here. On her site, there are loads of interesting resources and success stories about following a low carb high fat diet by just eating meat.

Egg Diet for Fast Weight Loss: Is this a good idea.

I can't believe that in all the years of my interest in low carb diets I have only recently heard about a form of low carb dieting called an egg fast? The basics of this egg diet for fast weight loss are just eggs, butter and cheese and it is designed to be eaten for just a few days.

Keto, Low Carb, Paleo Diet News and Recipes

MEXICAN ZUCCHINI AND BEEF Easy peasy recipe perfect if you are following a low carb high fat diet. We had a really good zucchini crop this year. The last few years, our plants ended up getting powdery mildew so they didn't produce but one or two fruit.

Ketosis Information Around the Web

5 Strategies To Stay On Track With Keto In Summer Summer is actually a great tie for Keto, like any other time, but we can use some little strategies to make staying on track even easier read more On Friday 17th July 2015, a report was issued by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition(SACN).

Top 10 Benefits of Exercising

We all know about certain benefits of exercising - above all, that it's good for us. But this isn't always enough to get us motivated into actually doing it. If you're looking for a little inspiration to get started on your new year's resolution then here are 10 reasons why exercise can improve your life.

Top 5 Health Benefits of Biking: 5 Reasons Why You Should Ditch the Car

Health Benefits of Biking: 5 Reasons Why You Should Get Out Of The Car And Onto A Bicycle Do you commute every day? If so, then you and I have something in common, along with tens of millions of others. Many people choose to drive to work, while others may take a train or bus.

Jimmy Moore - Livin' La Vida Low Carb

If you haven't heard of Jimmy Moore and his blog Livin La Vida Low carb I would definitely recommend taking a look at his websites and then visiting his forum. He is one of those people who have transformed their lives through changing their life style and by eating a low carb diet.

Information on Blood Sugar Levels

One of the huge benefits to eating a low carbohydrate high fat diet is the effect this diet has on your blood sugar levels. Reducing your carbohydrate consumption appears to help stabilise your blood sugar levels, meaning you don't have those horrid lpw blood sugar crashes a couple of hours after a high carb meal.

Is Swimming a Good Form of Exercise for Fitness?

I count myself very lucky to live within a 10 minute walk of the seaside. In the summer I try to go for a 20 minute swim daily in the sea. The only times I can't get in are those days when the sea is very rough.

Anxiety and Depression Would a High Fat Diet Help?

Recently I have read Dave Asprey's Bulletproof Diet. One of the messages that hit home to me was the way in which a high fat diet (with the right fats) may improve your brain function. Dave Asprey himself was able to see huge improvements in his own brain function.

Good Eats the Early Years by Alton Brown: Book Review

If like me you fell in love with the the cooking show Good Eats by the eccentric and very funny Alton Brown you are sure to love this recipe book. The recipes are as featured in the first 80 episodes of the cooking series so you get plenty of information and recipes for your money.

Angus Beef v Regular Beef

Share this:Angus beef is supposed to be superior to regular beef - in this article I look at the reasons why this should be and whether or not there is any truth behind this assumption. What is the difference between angus beef and regular beef? The Aberdeen Angus...Read more →

Book Review: The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living.

The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living Check Price I have recently been reading a book "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living" by Dr. Jeff Volek (at time of writing an associate professor at the University of Connecticut) and Steve Phinney who is a physician-scientist with 35 years studying diet.

Best Home Cholesterol Test Kit

Doctors often remind their patients to come in once a year to undergo a cholesterol test. Many of us just smile and nod, while some do intend to have the test done yearly. But most people either forget or purposely don't go because they don't see what the big deal is about having their cholesterol levels checked.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

When undertaking a low carbohydrate diet, that is a diet that promotes ketosis, you will find that the types of vegetables you can choose from is much reduced. The spaghetti squash is a great vegetable that makes a reasonable substitution for pasta. It is a strange vegetable as once cooked the flesh comes out in spaghetti like strands.

Best Home Cholesterol Test Kit

Doctors often remind their patients to come in once a year to undergo a cholesterol test. Many of us just smile and nod, while some do intend to have the test done yearly. But most people either forget or purposely don't go because they don't see what the big deal is about having their cholesterol levels checked.

Bulletproof Diet Book Dave Asprey - Review

The Bulletproof Diet: Lose up to a Pound a Day, Reclaim Energy and Focus, Upgrade Your Life Check Price I recently bought the book Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey. I kept hearing about bulletproof coffee (coffee with butter and either MCT oil or coconut oil added) all over the web.