health benefits

keto + epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that is associated with a confusion in the usual electrical bustle within the brain. The main indicator of this disorder results in repeated seizures, which can range from summary lapses to severe and prolonged convulsions. Epilepsy will vary in severity and impact from person to person. There are over 40 different …

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keto + the brain

The Ketogenic Diet – The Food for Thought A ketogenic diet or ‘keto’ is nothing complex, except for the high fat and protein and low carbohydrate content. Contrary to the popular belief, keto has been adopted by the growing number of people seeking mental wellness and weight loss. Odd, isn’t it? The keto diet seems …

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why keto is a lifestyle, NOT a diet

When keto became my lifestyle Fifteen years ago I started my first diet. I was excited at what I thought would be the beginning of my idyllic future. I had visions of swapping out my frumpy clothes with thin, summery dresses that tailored around and highlighted my thin waist. These dreams also included me effortlessly eshewing all …

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keto + type 2 diabetes

There is no doubt that keto diet is rich in fat and low in carbs, and its usefulness in the treatment of type-2 diabetes cannot be overemphasized. If there is one thing that keto diet will do, it will be to help control your blood sugar levels. Keto diet treats diabetes at its root cause by …

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low carb, ketogenic diets versus low-fat diets

You might be asking yourself, do I really have to keep my carbohydrate intake below 20 g a day just to lose weight the ketogenic way? The answer is no. Low carbohydrate diets offer very similar results as the ketogenic diet in terms of weight loss, and they also share some of the same health benefits, such as: Lowering …

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working out on keto

MASSIVE GAINS, MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF INFO There are whole books and websites dedicated strictly to the topic of how to combine a ketogenic diet with exercise. IT’S HUGE! Too much.  So, for this round of working out on keto, we’ll cover how different kinds of exercise affect you on keto and the ways to tinker …

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keto: therapy for a wide range of diseases

Some doctors are skeptical of the ketogenic diets because they fear a lethal metabolic condition typical for diabetics, ketoacidosis. When the body accumulates a high quantity of keton bodies, the pH of the blood decreases drastically. As the body tries to compensate for excessively acidic blood, bicarbonate levels fall, as do sodium and potassium. Nausea and vomiting are …

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The Keto Benefits: Your Skin

MORE THAN A DIET Yes, eating a ketogenic can revitalize your skin; and that’s just one of the many keto benefits. By now it’s pretty obvious that keto is a great, darn-near miraculous, way to shed the extra pounds and get the weight under control. If for some reason you haven’t heard, or still don’t …

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9 debunked myths about keto

Like anything that so drastically alters your lifestyle, it’s important to question the safety and effectiveness of any diet you begin that is far different than what you’re used to. The ketogenic diet is no exception. Likely, you’re here reading the niKETO blogs as part of your ketogenic research (research that shouldn’t stop even once …

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