Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is one form of a very low carbohydrate diet. However, you need to cut almost all sources of sugar in order for your body to produce ketones for energy, instead of using glucose (sugar) for energy. You can look at ketones as a fourth macronutrient, along with protein, carbohydrate, and fat.

All you need to know about fructose!

I’ve written many times about added sugar, but what about consuming fruits, and the fructose that they contain? Are fruits considered to be added sugar? The good news is that they are not — except for smoothies and processed fruit juice. But let’s look at what exactly fructose is.

The many benefits of clarified butter and ghee

Have you ever tried clarified butter, or ghee? I love cooking with ghee, it has a delicious smoky, nutty flavor and is perfect for high heat cooking. And there are so many health benefits too, other than just the taste!

Let’s look at dairy sensitivity

Maybe you’ve started to hear more about people stopping eating dairy products, and choosing dairy-free milk alternatives such as almond milk. Do we need to stop consuming dairy products? First, let’s look at why dairy might be a problem for so many people.

The ABCs of gluten

I think gluten allergies and gluten sensitivity are one of the most popular health-related topics for many people now. But do you know what gluten is, and why so many people try to avoid it?

Fasted cardio

You may have heard, or maybe you already tried, fasted cardio exercises for weight loss? So many people, especially in the fitness industry, follow fasted cardio, and some of them are really seeing benefits. But is it really a good idea?