Month: September 2019

Keto For Life Keto IS Sustainable – Healthy Keto Diet

Keto is a lifestyle choice that results in better health. Yet somehow, we have decided that better health is not something that is sustainable. It i is a sad state of affairs when doctors discourage eating keto for life because they do not believe we have the will power to put our health before eating fun foods.

I challenge you to stand up to your doctor, nutritionist, or friend and affirm that you have the intelligence to understand that eating candy is not as important as playing with your children (and grandchildren) comfortably.

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Surviving Keto Flu and Other Questions – Healthy Keto Diet

We love it when you comment and ask questions. This week we discuss the keto flu, ketone monitors, carb loading, and a few other interesting ideas. Your commitment to your health is shown by the depth of the questions that you ask.

Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy despite what some people try to present. There is this idea that you can just buy a supplement, eat exactly like me, or do it for a month and all will be solved. None of that is true. Living a healthy lifestyle takes commitment to the foods you choose and understanding how the foods you choose will affect you.

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Food for Fuel, Activities for Entertainment – Healthy Keto Diet

Food for fuel, activities for fun, sounds simple enough and yet we sometimes get it wrong. When we allow ourselves to use food in a way that it is not intended, we get into trouble. We can have excessive weight gain but even worse, we can have metabolic issues that lead to serious illness.

I want everyone to consider that there are many positive things that we can do for our entertainment that will have amazing results on our physical health (and mental health). Exploring the opportunities may seem intimidating. Perhaps we are afraid to get hurt. Perhaps we are afraid to try the new activity alone. Perhaps we are not certain what activity we will find entertaining.

What is important is realizing that the above reasons can be seen as road blocks or as challenges. Ultimately, I encourage all of you to see them as challenges. Get out there and be entertained by something other than food. Your body will really appreciate that.

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Doing Keto Right – Fats, Snacks, Maintenance – Healthy Keto Diet

If you are going to do Keto, do Keto right. But what does that actually mean? So many different sources give such different advice. How do you know what is good advice and what is someone trying to push an aganda?

What is ironic is that Keto has been around for so many years and is not something that you can sell (although everyone wants to find a way to sell it). Keto is not a diet plan, it is a way of life. When you understand that piece of information, everything else become obvious.

The truth is, doing keto correctly involves understanding what you are trying to accomplish. When you get that, everything else is simple.

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Biggest Loser Workout Reinforces Errors – Healthy Keto Diet

The Biggest Loser Workout helped so many people lose significant amounts of weight. But is this something that the average person should attempt to do?

So many people are desperate to lose weight and will try almost anything to be thin. How does the information that we learn on the Biggest Loser helping us to achieve our goals? What is interesting is that in an interview with Time Magazine (May 11, 2009), Ms. Michaels acknowledged that stabilizing your hormones was the most important factor in weight loss. Yet, consistently, the Biggest Loser encouraged contestants to eat high carb which will absolutely disrupt hormone balance.

The Biggest Loser workouts also focus on exercising 6 to 8 hours each day. The contestants were icing their joints several times a day to be able to accomplish working out at this level. Ms. Michaels acknowledged in the article that the average person should not attempt to workout at that intensity without medical supervision. Her recommendation was 30 mins 5 times a week up to a maximum of 8 hours a week.

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Am I Too Old to Do Keto? – Healthy Keto Diet

Am I too old to do keto is a question that I actually hear more often than you would think. And I wonder why people think there is a time limit on being healthy. To me that’s like saying that you do not believe that you will live another 7 years. Because that is how long it takes for us to replace all the cells in our body. How much health can you obtain in that time … a complete body.

In my opinion it is never too late to do something towards your health. Each day is an opportunity for each of us to work on being both mentally and physically healthier. So, work on it!

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Too Much Fat on Keto? – Healthy Keto Diet

Too much fat on keto … yes, it is possible. Unfortunately I have noticed through videos that I’ve watched and questions that I’ve received that many people are overeating fat when they do a ketogenic lifestyle. This leads to slow weight loss progress and frustration that can cause people to quit the lifestyle.

Eating extra fat does not cause us to be in ketosis. Eating extra fat is beneficial in a few select situations. When you are suffering from Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, or other metabolic conditions that benefit from ketone metabolism, eating extra fat helpful. Extra fat is also helpful when you are in maintenance, as it allows you to eat enough energy to stop weight loss. But it is not putting you in ketosis.

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Is Jillian Michaels Secretly Doing Keto? Healthy Keto Diet

Is Jillian Michaels secretly doing keto but unable to talk about it because it would affect her bottom line? This is a question asked by a viewer and it sparked a very interesting, yet hesitant conversation.

There were a few more viewer questions that came up from our Jillian Michaels Pat Chat that we went over. We make these videos to help you to understand the keto information on the net. These videos are for you, so if there is anything that you feel we could clarify further, write it in the comments and we will address it.

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Staying Keto on the Weekend – Healthy Keto Diet

Many people struggle with eating an appropriate diet on the weekends. Staying keto on the weekends seems to be harder since we are also more likely to eat fun foods on the weekend.

We tend to build our weekends around eating. Going out to eat or making more involved meals. Unfortunately, when we are trying to improve our health, we need time to commit to the idea of doing what is healthy all of the time. So temptation is actually tempting.

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