My husband and I tested our blood glucose and ketones after drinking coffee with cream to see if we could get closer to answering the question: Can I have cream in my coffee while I am fasting?
We’ve concluded that yes, it is ok, but there are five important things that you need to keep in mind for optimal health and weight loss benefits.
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Our society has been taught to fear salt, and there are some people for which a low-salt diet may be appropriate.
But, if you are a healthy low-carb dieter, salting your food may help you feel better!
In this post , I will explain the role that salt plays in your diet and why your need for the minerals in salt might increase when you follow a low-carb diet.
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Magnesium deficiency is a common issue that can lead to muscle cramps, fatigue, irritability, and difficulty sleeping.
In this post, I will share foods that are high in magnesium that you can easily and deliciously include in your low-carb diet.
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A salad is a nutritional powerhouse that is packed with micronutrients, but if you’re eating a low-fat salad, your body is not absorbing all of the vitamins and antioxidants available, and your salad probably doesn’t taste very good.
In this post, I’ll share ten delicious low-carb, high-fat ingredients to add to your salad and the science behind why those fats are important.
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If you follow a ketogenic diet, you may have heard of something called the Glucose Ketone Index (GKI). But, what is the GKI and is it something that will help you with your keto diet?
In this post, we explain what the Glucose Ketone Index is, where it originated, and what it is used for.
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Low-Carb Diets work because they keep your blood sugar low, and as a result, cause your body to produce less of the fat-storing hormone called insulin. In this video and article, I share the number of carbs you can
eat and still consider your diet keto or simply low-carb.
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I often say that sugar does nothing for me but, make me want more sugar.
If you can relate to that statement, then this post is for you. I explain how sugar affects your body and brain to keep you locked into loving it.
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