Ketogenic Diet Resources- Site Map

Site Map for Ketogenic Diet Resources

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Ketogenic Diet Plan

  • Antioxidant Foods: Antioxidant foods are foods which provide chemicals which act to repair or prevent oxidative damage in the body. How does a ketogenic diet impact these foods?
  • Atkins Diet: The Atkins diet is by far the most famous ketogenic diet.The diet was developed by the late Robert C. Atkins, M.D. in the late 1980s, and it has been the focal point of the unfounded criticism over low carb diets.
  • Atkins Induction: Atkins induction is the first phase of the Atkins diet, and it is often associated with the symptoms of adapting to a low carb diet. Here's a quick list on minimizing the side effects.
  • Best Weight Loss Program: Here's why a ketogenic diet is the best choice for losing weight. It addresses and corrects the underlying hormonal reasons for weight gain.
  • Best Way to Lose Weight: Here's a step by step plan for using a ketogenic diet to lose weight.
  • Weight Loss Plateau: Here's my weight loss story and tips on breaking a low carb weight loss plateau.
  • Calorie Counting: Calorie counting is not really necessary on a ketogenic diet. As long as you keep your carbohydrate intake super low, and your protein intake moderate, you shouldn't have to worry about calories.
  • Complex Carbs: Dietitians advise their clients that complex carbs are are an important part of the diet. These "good carbs" are the "quality" carbs and are the healthiest foods to eat. But is that true?
  • Counting Carbs: Counting carbs is easy to do. Here are some tips on how to count accurately.
  • Daily Protein Requirement: Here's a chart which shows how much protein you should be eating on a daily basis for optimal health.
  • Facts About Vitamins: Warnings about vitamin deficiencies on ketogenic diets abound, so let's look at the facts about vitamins in relation to a ketogenic diet.
  • How To Stop Sugar Cravings: Suggestions and tips on how to overcome the sugar monster and get control of your eating habits.
  • Gluten Intolerance Symptoms: One of the best things about a ketogenic diet is that is cuts grain from your diet, and resolves many of the vague symptoms associated with gluten intolerance.
  • High Intensity Interval Training: High intensity interval training (HIIT) is exercise which is brief, infrequent, and intense. It has different metabolic effects than low intensity exercise, like long walks or slow jogs, or an hour on the stairmaster at a slow rate.
  • High Carb Foods: Here's a list of high carb foods which should be avoided on a ketogenic diet.
  • Ketogenic Diet Benefits: The list of ketogenic diet benefits is a long, happy one. Here's what to expect the first month after switching to a ketogenic diet plan.
  • Ketogenic Diet Menu: This page has a few examples of a daily ketogenic diet menu. It all about eating controlled portions of meat, as much fat as you like, and low carb veggies.
  • Ketogenic Foods: Ketogenic foods are essentially just whole, real foods. They are usually higher in fat, moderate in protein levels and very low in carb.
  • Low Carb Diet Side Effects: Low carb diet side effects aren't that bad if you understand why they happen and how to minimize them.
  • Low Carb Dieting Myths: these myths are some of the most pervasive about low carb, ketogenic diets. I do my best to debunk them.
  • Low Carb Diet Plans: My recommendations for the best ketogenic low carb diets.
  • Low Carb Food List: Here’s a low carb food list and the buying techniques I use which will help you buy ketogenic foods that are clean, whole and offer the best nutrition.
  • Low Carb Grocery List: Here’s a low carb grocery list to help you stock your kitchen the low carb way.
  • Magnesium Deficiency: The list of health problems associated with a magnesium deficiency is a long one. Are you at risk?
  • Magnesium Rich Foods: Eating more of these foods will help you keep your magnesium intake at healthy levels.
  • Natural Supplements: Many of the reasons for taking these natural supplements have to do with supporting cellular respiration. Your health depends on the health of your cells and mitochondrial function within them.
  • Printable Food Diary: Use this diary to track your food intake, carb counts, protein and fat intake, exercise and other details of your diet plan.
  • Protein Power Diet: My favorite ketogenic diet docs created this diet. The book is actually fun to read.
  • Rabbit Starvation: Rabbit starvation is a type of malnutrition associated with lean protein intake without fat to balance the diet.
  • Reactive Hypoglycemia: Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition in which the body reacts to a perceived catastrophic drop in blood sugar. It's a common reaction when starting a lower carb diet.
  • Vitamin C Deficiency: Fears over a vitamin c deficiency is one reason that people worry about when embarking on a ketogenic diet. However, it has been shown in several scientific studies that this fear is unfounded.
  • Zero Carb Diet: A zero carb diet is a diet in which no carbohydrate at all is eaten. It is an extreme form of the ketogenic diet, and not recommended for various reasons.
Ketogenic Science
  • Dawn Phenomenon: This may be the reason for elevated fasting blood sugars in the morning.
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Diabetic ketoacidosis is an abnormal form of benign dietary ketosis. It's a danger mostly to people with type 1 diabetes, but it can also happen to people with type 2 diabetes under certain circumstances.
  • Gluconeogenesis: Gluconeogenesis is a metabolic process of making glucose, a necessary body fuel, from noncarbohydrate sources such as protein (amino acids), lactate from the muscles and the glycerol component of fatty acids.
  • Ketoacidosis: Some doctors think that a ketogenic diet is dangerous because they confuse ketoacidosis, an extremely abnormal form of ketosis, with the normal benign dietary ketosis associated with ketogenic diets and fasting states in the body.
  • Ketosis Symptoms: Ketosis symptoms are driven by the way the body gets rid of the ketone bodies building up in the blood stream.
  • Ketosis: Ketosis is a cellular process which gets ramped up when you switch to eating a ketogenic diet.
  • Insulin Resistant: Being told you are insulin resistant doesn't mean much unless you understand what that implies, and how it effects your health.
  • Metabolic Pathways: The metabolic pathways in the body are involved in the digestion and absorption of the carbohydrates, proteins and fats we eat, and are critical in the maintenance of our health and well being.
  • Metabolic Syndrome: Metabolic syndrome, or Syndrome X, is a term coined to describe a constellation of health symptoms related to insulin resistance in the body.
  • Why We Get Fat: Here's an big picture view of why we get fat and how high intensity interval training and a ketogenic, low carb diet can help with fat loss.
Using the Ketogenic Diet to Treat Disease
  • Alzheimers Disease: Studies on neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers disease have demonstrated that the ketogenic diet may not only provide some relief of symptoms, but could also reverse some of the brain cell death processes associated with these diseases.
  • Cancer Research: During our 40 year "War on Cancer", survival rates for people diagnosed with cancers has changed very little. Why is that?
  • Cancer Treatments: Mainstream cancer treatments are expensive, dangerous and not all that effective. What if a ketogenic diet is more effective, and if so, how does it work?
  • What Causes Cancer: Even after 50 years of research, nobody has the definitive answer on what causes cancer. There are few facts which make interesting "food for thought"on the subject.
  • Causes of Coronary Heart Disease: Most mainstream medical people will tell you that cholesterol and saturated fat cause heart disease. But it just ain't so.
  • What Causes Heart Disease: Here's a list of the true causes of heart disease, and it has nothing to do with fat or cholesterol.
  • Controlling Diabetes: The primary objective of any diabetes diet plan for controlling diabetes should be the improvement of diabetic health markers.
  • Diabetes Treatment: The best diabetes treatment is a plan which gets back to the basics, and that's where a ketogenic diet shines. It treats diabetes at the root cause, and is a much safer, more effective plan than injecting insulin to counteract the consumption of high carb foods.
  • Diabetic Diet: Following a "recommended" diabetic diet is difficult for many newly diagnosed diabetics because so many new lifestyle changes must be learned, and old food habits must be broken.
  • Diabetic Meal Plan: A successful diabetic meal plan is one that helps a diabetic patient stabilize and reduce blood sugar and insulin levels. Here's how to design a meal plan that works.
  • Epilepsy Treatment: Ketogenic diets are well known in the epilepsy treatment field because they are used with increasing frequency to treat epileptic seizures, especially in children.
  • Epilepsy Diet: An epilepsy diet, also known as a ketogenic diet, is a diet in which the ratio of grams of fat consumed is 3-4 times higher than the grams of protein and carbohydrate consumed.
  • Fatty Liver Disease: Non alcoholic fatty liver disease responds very favorably to a ketogenic diet, because the diet treats the root causes.
  • Gluten Allergy Symptoms: These studies have confirmed the wide range of poor health conditions associated with consuming grain gluten. A ketogenic has been shown in many case studies to resolve these serious health issues.
  • Ketocal: This product is not a great choice for kids with epilepsy. Here's why.

  • Sugar Alcohol Sweeteners: Get the facts about sugar alcohols here. You might be surprised to learn that these sweeteners are "antiketogenic".


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