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How to Follow a Hybrid Keto Mediterranean Diet

Recently, the Mediterranean diet has been stealing the spotlight with its unconventional diet methods. We say “unconventional” because, unlike most modern-day diets, the Mediterranean diet doesn’t impose too many restrictions.  On the contrary, it encourages you to modify your current eating habits by incorporating more plant-based, unprocessed foods.  But what happens when you combine it […]

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Quick, Lazy, and Frugal Keto Meal Prepping Tips

A common misconception is that people think that the Keto diet completely restricts carbohydrates from your diet, but this is not true. The Keto diet forces your body to burn fat for energy rather than carbs.  This begs the question: how do you start your keto diet? It all begins with meal prepping. What is […]

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Keto for Muslims: Staying Halal & Ramadan Fasting Tips

Keto (or ketosis) refers to a daily diet of less than 50g of net carbohydrates (total carbohydrates minus fiber and sugar alcohol). Unlike other diets, fats make up the most considerable portion of the diet. While you might think high fat equals unhealthy (and it can in some cases), our body can actually use fat […]

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Denny’s B.Y.O. Grand Slam Breakfast Variations That Are Keto-Friendly

Established back in the 1950s, Denny’s is one of the oldest diners in the country and has come to be known as “America’s diner.” Since the diner is open 24/7, you can walk in for any meal of the day. However, it’s the slams at Denny’s that make the restaurant such a hit. Among them, […]

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The Top Healthy and Unhealthy Cooking Oils for the Keto Diet

Eating foods high in fat is important on a ketogenic diet. However, not all fats are created equal. Many people enjoy using cooking oils to prepare food, but the type of oil and the fats it contains can be the difference between a healthy and unhealthy meal. Before you heat up the frying pan, take […]

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All Fats Aren’t Equal – “Good” Versus “Bad” Fats

The Body Needs Fat Fats are essential to any diet because they help support bodily functions and overall health such as maintaining a stable body frame and organ functions. Studies show the importance of fats in the human body, but they have also noted numerous dangers associated with an excess intake of particular types of […]

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Sesame Broiled Chicken Recipe for Thighs and Wings

If you crave Chinese takeout, whip up these quick and delicious sesame chicken thighs instead of reaching for your food delivery app. The deep, nutty flavor of sesame oil tempers the sweetness of the maple syrup in this sweet and savory dish. Serve these with steamed and buttered vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower “rice” for […]

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Exogenous Ketones: Are They Beneficial?

The use of exogenous ketones is controversial. Some experts believe they help the body enter ketosis faster and alleviate keto flu symptoms. However, others claim they’re useless and that the only important ketones are the ones produced by the body. We explore this topic to showcase the usefulness of exogenous ketones and whether they’re worth […]

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Important Vitamins and Minerals for a Keto Diet

Because the keto diet eliminates or restricts certain foods, many people are concerned about well-balanced nutrition. As with any diet, proper meal planning with enough key vitamins and minerals is vital to long-term success. Fortunately, eating nutrient-dense whole foods, meeting daily calorie needs, and avoiding processed filler foods minimizes the chance of nutrient deficiencies. It’s […]

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