It's a touchy subject, and one of the most popular on several keto groups on Facebook. Constipation seems to be one of the common side effects of a ketogenic diet, but is really true? Removing carbohydrates sources from the average Western diet is often compensated by eating more vegetables. Vegetables are good, right? Doctors tell
This is another recurrent question amongst people following a keto or low carb diet. Fact is, there is no definitive answer, simply because it all depends on your goals. If you are obese or you have quite a lot of fat to lose, eating twice a day in a restricted window of time is often
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Probably the most common misconception about keto is about its purpose. It's quite understandable that most people would think that a keto diet is used just to lose weight, after all all other diets are seen as a temporary way to reach a certain goal and not a permanent lifestyle. But what many do not
Higher serum levels of serum omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) are associated with healthy aging in adults, defined as survival without chronic disease, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, lung disease, or severe chronic kidney disease, a new study suggests. And while this seems certainly true, it doesn't mean you must run to your computer to
More than a quarter (26%) of apparently fit 6-year-old children in Sweden have at least one metabolic risk factor requiring action, according to researchers. Not surprisingly, Dr. Emma Kjellberg of the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital in Gothenburg found that kids in the higher-weight groups were significantly more likely to be insulin resistant than the normal weight
At one point in history, the Mongol Empire was so vast that it stretched from Europe to the Yellow Sea. It was one of the biggest empires in history, and it was created by tribes of essentially carnivore tribesmen. "A Mongol will eat more than 10 pounds of meat at one sitting", wrote Weston A.
Jerome Burn, a long time health journalist, writes: "Over two million prescriptions were written for the cholesterol lowering drug ezetimibe in 2011, even though there is no evidence that it does anything to reduce the risk of heart disease, which is (surely) the only reason you would take it... "It’s been available on the NHS
The vegan movement is pushing harder and harder for everyone to embrace their vision of the world, and one of their key points is that only a plant based diet could be sustainable for our overpopulated planet. But is it true? Nor really, not even close, as the brilliant documentary The magic pill and other
I love vegetables. A mixed green leaves salad with thinly sliced red onion, a few cherry tomato, kalamata olives, seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and a dash of apple cider vinegar is the perfect complement of a juicy steak. But I have to admit it: it doesn't agree with me as much as meat.