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Can You Drink Wine on Keto?

Can You Drink Wine on Keto?

I’ve spoken before (on this podcast) about drinking on a diet, specifically on how to min-max your alcoholic beverage (and drunk eating) choices to keep you on track, and stave off any extra weight gain. However, this advice wasn’t reeeally keto-specific, and so the questions […]

Keto supplements you do (and don’t) need

Keto supplements you do (and don’t) need

There are a lot of supplements on the market, targeted at those of us on a ketogenic diet. Are they necessary? No, most of them really aren’t. However, there are a few supplements I definitely recommend taking, especially on a lower carbohydrate or ketogenic diet. 

Does Keto Cause Thyroid Problems?

 

One of the most common (non-food-specific) questions I get regarding ketogenic diets is whether or not keto can cause thyroid problems. Like many health and nutrition questions, there really is no simple answer here. As most of the questions I receive ask about hypothyroidism and ketosis, that is what we’ll address here. I recently had an experience with underactive thyroid, and was able to sit down with my doctor for a half hour consultation to discuss it. Some of the information provided here is from that session, and will be cited accordingly! (more…)

Episode 31: Should You Eat Dairy on Keto?

Today, Stevie and I explore the topic of dairy, and the all important question, should you eat dairy on a ketogenic diet? Notes and links are listed below! If you’ve got any questions you’d like us to answer in a future podcast, leave a comment, […]

Episode 30: Keto and Mental Health

Today, I’m joined by Stevie of IChooseSexy.com for a discussion on our experiences with mental health and ketogenic diets.

Healthy Hiking: Natural Bug Repellent 3 Ways

Healthy Hiking: Natural Bug Repellent 3 Ways

As some of you may know, I’m a huge fan of hiking. Not only does it allow you to enjoy nature, get fresh air, and raise that heart rate…but, it also allows you to elevate walking to a form of respected exercise. I’m kind of kidding about that last part, but not really. Anywho…

Because I love hiking so much, and I’ve actually gotten some hiking and camping related wellness questions recently, I thought I’d start a mini-series here about how I’ve been improving my hiking and camping experiences with some natural upgrades. For instance, abandoning the carb-rich dehydrated meals you can make on the trail, upgrading my sunscreen to a natural variety, and switching up my bug repellent to homemade natural insect repellents, using essential oils and ingredients that most people already have in their pantries! (more…)

Keto and Ayurveda: Metabolism Boosting Spices

Keto and Ayurveda: Metabolism Boosting Spices

Hey there! If you’ve been keeping up with the Keto and Ayurveda series here, you’re now familiar with the three doshas, as well as different tastes and their impact on the doshas. If you haven’t read either of those articles (or the one on seasonal […]

How to Keep a Food Journal

Whenever I start working with a new client, the first thing I have them do (before we even talk for the first time!), is keep a food journal. This is also something I recommend to anyone who is trying to get a handle on their […]

The Complete Guide to Healthy Vegan Fats and Oils

The Complete Guide to Healthy Vegan Fats and Oils

It can be challenging to figure out which vegan fats and oils to use in your cooking, especially with such a variety available on the market. This simple guide can help to de-mystify that process, so you can choose the best vegan fats and oils to use for any dish! (more…)

Can I Eat That on Keto?

Can I Eat That on Keto?

Hands down, one of the questions I receive the most is “Can I eat [insert food here] on keto?” This is a totally understandable question for a few reasons: Keto is often presented as a strict, rigid diet with a lot of rules, and even […]