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Ep. 31: Can You Do Vegan Keto Without Soy?

Is a soy-free low carb or keto vegan diet possible? In today’s episode, we explore that question, and take a look at some vegan protein sources that aren’t soy!

Calcium and Low Carb Vegan Diets

I recently received a question asking how it’s possible to get enough calcium on a vegan keto diet (or even a low carb vegan diet), without resorting to fortified foods or supplements. As a fan of whole foods nutrition, I totally appreciate the desire to […]

Can I Do Vegan Keto Without Soy?

A question that frequently comes up with clients is whether or not you can eat a vegan keto diet without soy or soy products for protein. After all, soy is a staple ingredient for many vegans, both for the nutritional content, and because so many vegan convenience foods use soy as a basis. (more…)

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

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.

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 eating!), I recommend you at least skim them for general info before reading about which spice is best for your dosha. Specifically, we’re going to talk about metabolism boosting spices that you can use in keto (and regular) cooking to balance out your dosha, and keep things running smoothly. This will also help to make your food taste even more delicious, without adding calories or carbs. What’s not to love? (more…)

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 […]