Month: August 2019

Keto Meal Prep Made Easy – Our Keto Pantry Staples – Healthy Keto Diet

Keto meal prep can be easy if you are prepared. The best way to be prepared to do a ketogenic lifestyle is to have several keto staples in your pantry. So pull out your keto grocery list and take note of some of the healthy food options you can add to your keto shopping list.

Whenever we try to change our lifestyle, we need to prepare ourselves. Taking the time to truly understand what foods will help you to be successful in your ketogenic diet will also mean improved health and wellness.

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What Can We Learn From the Biggest Loser Diet – Healthy Keto Diet

The biggest loser has given us years of data about how successful a calorie restriction diet can be. So what can we learn from the biggest loser diet.

It is hard not to call the biggest loser diet a scam because the people who did the diet tended to regain the weight. But the diet industry has this tendency to promote methods of weight loss that just are not sustainable.

The biggest loser diet taught us that making money is still a priority to the diet industry because they continued to promote this show for more than 17 seasons (season 18 scheduled to air in 2020) despite knowing that the diet is not sustainable.

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Keto Athlete – Is It a Fairy Tale – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

Is it possible to be a keto athlete? Can you get the gains and pump in the gym while eating a ketogenic diet? What about the carbohydrates? Aren’t carbohydrates the best energy source?

Carbohydrates are not necessary to consume for a workout or any other reason. Your body is fully capable of creating the carbohydrates it needs for a workout or to run away from a dangerous animal.

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How Food Companies Keep Us Fat – Healthy Keto Diet

Food companies want to make money and they accomplish that by selling foods that compel us to eat more and more. This is not healthy. We are in an obesity crisis in North America due to our insatiable need to carb up.

I have heard someone say that in today’s society we vote with our dollars and I want everyone to know that we encourage food companies to continue to feed us carbohydrate heavy foods by purchasing them.

We all have a responsibility to choose what foods we buy based on how we want to fuel ourselves. Years ago, we were encouraged to eat our vegetables before we could leave the table. But today, we fill our plates with pasta, rice, potatoes, and other unhealthy foods because we don’t believe we will be able to convince our children to eat them. And frankly, we don’t want to eat them. We need to stop that.

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Eating Disorder or Keto Obsession or Healthy Ketogenic Diet

Is it possible that a perfectly healthy way of eating turn into an eating disorder? The answer to that is no. But is it possible that someone who has tendencies towards disordered eating could be attracted to a style of eating that has many rules and can be used as a good reason to restrict food intake or over indulge certain foods, absolutely.

When you evaluate an eating style, it is important to understand yourself. I believe in being honest with ourselves. I know all of my strengths and my flaws. This is important because when I am faced with choices, about food or anything else, knowing my weaknesses helps me protect myself from making an error in judgement.

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