Tag: vegan keto

Why Do People Gain All the Weight Back After Stopping Keto?

Why Do People Gain All the Weight Back After Stopping Keto?

Recently, I received a really good question via a blog comment that I thought deserved its own post. A reader commented that she was interested in starting a vegan keto diet, but had noticed that everyone who she knew who had done keto had actually […]

How Can I Get Enough Potassium on a Vegan Keto Diet?

How Can I Get Enough Potassium on a Vegan Keto Diet?

Potassium is one of those nutrients that is pretty crucial to try and obtain on a plant based diet. For starters, potassium (shortened as K+) is an electrolyte that is necessary for the proper regulation of fluids in our cells via those sodium potassium pumps […]

Can You Get Enough Zinc on a Low Carb Vegan Diet?

Can You Get Enough Zinc on a Low Carb Vegan Diet?

Of all the ways of eating I’ve ever tried, I feel the best on when I stick with plant based low carb. Even further, I feel much better predominantly whole foods than relying on packaged ones. The downside to eating a vegan keto whole foods diet (aside from the fact that it is comparatively more work), is that you really have to pay attention to your nutrient intake. Of course, non-vegans and non-low carbers should be doing this, too, but for some reason everyone is a nutritionist when you say you’re vegan. (more…)

Dairy Free Vegan Halo Top Review

Dairy Free Vegan Halo Top Review

I’ve been checking pretty diligently searching lately for the new vegan halo top and finally managed to track down a few dairy free halo top flavors at my local(ish) grocery store! I figured I might as well share my thoughts on it, since it’s not exactly […]

5 Fall Superfoods (That Won’t Break the Bank)

5 Fall Superfoods (That Won’t Break the Bank)

It seems like every month, we’re introduced to a new superfood from some far-fetched corner of the world that promises to be more nutrient dense than any other food we’ve ever seen before. Yes, these foods are all great and full of a wide variety […]

Intermittent Fasting on a Vegan Ketogenic Diet: Intro

Intermittent Fasting on a Vegan Ketogenic Diet: Intro

I’ve definitely mentioned intermittent fasting (IF) in the past. I’m a huge fan of this method for timing out meals (or more accurately, the window of time in which you eat), but I’ll admit I don’t really know that much about the practice. I’ve been doing a “lazy IF” for a while, where I basically just start eating around 1pm, and make sure that none of my meals extend past 9pm, but I really don’t always follow this perfectly. In fact, more days than not, this pattern is disrupted. (more…)

Optimizing Your Omega-3:6 Intake on a Vegan Keto Diet

Optimizing Your Omega-3:6 Intake on a Vegan Keto Diet

There are many factors that come into play when determining whether you’re getting the optimal amount of omega-3 fatty acids on a vegan ketogenic or low carb diet. In order to balance your intake of omega-3 fatty acids, it’s important to understand the sources of these […]

Vegan Keto Supplements You Do (And Don’t) Need

Vegan Keto Supplements You Do (And Don’t) Need

A while back, I wrote a post on which supplements you do and don’t need on a keto diet (link to that here!). This podcast episode is an effort to update that for my vegan keto friends (there are dozens of us!). 

Will Vegan Keto Help High Triglycerides?

Will Vegan Keto Help High Triglycerides?

This week, I got a great question from a reader asking about the relationship between vegan or vegetarian ketogenic diets and high triglycerides. More specifically, they wanted to know if a ketogenic diet would be appropriate for someone with high triglycerides. In order to explore this further, let’s take a look at just what triglycerides are, what conventional medicine tells us about lowering triglycerides, and how this information can be considered in terms of low carb or ketogenic diets.

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