Month: February 2020

Insulin Resistance Explained – Healthy Keto Diet

Insulin resistance explained in simple terms, is the body’s inability to manage the amount of carbohydrates that the individual eats daily. This is dangerous because in large doses, sugar is a toxin. Insulin resistance is the stage before pre-diabetes and many metabolic issues.

It is really important for people to understand that eating large amounts of carbohydrates is harmful to your health is a slow and insidious way. You don’t feel the damage because it is happening so slowly. Just like the weight that we put on seems to show up one day but in fact was being accumulated over years.

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Stop Self Sabotage with Food – Healthy Keto Diet

Emotional eating and cheat days are examples of self sabotage with food when we have weight or health goals that we are trying to achieve. Possibly leading to weight loss stalls, weight gain, and disappointment in ourlselves.

But why would anyone do something that is against their stated goal? Because we often are more focused on immediate self soothing behavior than on long term health. So we put a bandaid on the problem rather than finding a long term solution.

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10 Diet Myths Debunked – Healthy Keto Diet

Were you aware that several diet myths have been debunked in the past few years. Well it seems that people are finally paying attention to the science. This is good news. That means we are a few steps closer to people understanding the benefits of keto and a low carbohydrate lifestyle.

I can’t wait. Better health all around. What a world this will be.

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Food is Fuel, Do Activities for Fun – Healthy Keto Diet

When we understand that food is fuel, we tent to make better food choices. We will go for fruit instead of cookies. We choose rice instead of fries. But what if you learn that there is not much difference between choosing whole grain cereal over the pop-tart? How would you improve your health?

Interestingly, the issue that we have is that eating high carb meals has negative impacts on our overall health because our body has a threshold for how much carbohydrate it can safely allow to float around in our blood. For that reason, any excess carbohydrate is stored away as fat, as quickly as possible.

This helps us to understand carbohydrates in a new way. The same way that most people can have one alcoholic beverage and be perfectly fine, if you have fewer than 20 grams of carbs in a day, you will likely be fine. But when we go over our carb limit, our body reacts to the toxin the same way that it reacts to alcohol. It neutralizes it by swiftly removing it from our blood.

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Is Keto the Worst Diets Ever? – Healthy Keto Diet

Could keto be one of the worst diets ever? Who decides? What criteria do they use? So many questions. I honestly almost fell off my chair when it was even suggested that keto could be the worst diet of 2019.

2019 has been an amazing year. I found the ketogenic diet in February 2018 and began my major life changing ketogenic diet in April the same year. The keto diet saved my hip, regulated my weight, and apparently solved my metabolic syndrome. Well, all of that benefit must have been in my imagination because I learned today that keto was rated number one on the worst diets ever list for 2019.

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Can You Be Healthy and Overweight? – Healthy Keto Diet

Can you be healthy and overweight? How does fat affect the body? Is obesity a disease? These are areas of serious concern for many people because we are all either struggling to maintain our weight or have loved ones who are struggling.

Why is it that doctors are not spending more time with their clients trying to educate them about eating a proper diet and maintaining a healthy weight? Most doctors doctors have the attitude that most sick people will not adhere to a strict diet and therefore trying to impose one is useless.

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Calorie Deficit vs Ketosis, Our Body Prefers Ketosis – Healthy Keto Diet

Should you focus on being in a calorie deficit vs ketosis state. The issue is, when we try to decrease our caloric intake, we often reduce fat intake because fat has more calories than carbohydrates. This results in people eating large amounts of carbohydrates (usually, unknowingly). Most people do not classify rice as sugar. So when a doctor tells them to keep their sugar intake low to help stave off diabetes, they stop eating candy bars but continue to eat rice, potatoes, pasta, carrots, and all the other “healthy” carbs.

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