Low-carb versus the low-fat diet: Which one works better?

For quite a long time, people were taught to avoid fats because a gram of it contains twice the amount of calories that proteins or carbohydrates have. Then, studies emerged saying carbohydrates are just as bad, if not worse, because refined carbs quickly get turned into sugar. Now, there are proponents of the low-carb diet … Continue reading Low-carb versus the low-fat diet: Which one works better?

Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Adhering to a very low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet can help improve blood sugar control in people with Type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. This finding was based on the results of an observational trial on children with Type 1 diabetes who follow a low-carb diet. In the study led by Belinda Lennerz … Continue reading Study confirms a very low-carb diet can help manage Type 1 diabetes

Your go-to guide to the best low-carb fruits to eat while on the keto diet

While the ketogenic (keto) diet was originally designed for individuals with neurological diseases such as epilepsy, it has now become a popular diet among people who want to lose weight effectively. But did you know that this diet requires you to eat low-carb fruits? The proper ratio of fruits and vegetables Since the keto diet strictly … Continue reading Your go-to guide to the best low-carb fruits to eat while on the keto diet

New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

The ketogenic diet is one of the most talked about and debated diet trends today. You’ve probably heard celebrities, athletes, and neighbours raving about the benefits of this dietary approach. Interestingly, the science backs up its rapid growth in popularity, as a ketogenic diet has been shown to have numerous health benefits for its adherents. The diet … Continue reading New to a Low-Carb Keto Diet? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression

There are many different diets available in the nutritional world today that could dramatically adjust our gut bacteria, depending on what we consume. High-fat, low-carb diets, low-fat, high-carb diets, fasting, and cleanses are just a few examples of popular diets, and even what some may call “fads”, which might leave a person confused (and hungry). … Continue reading Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression

Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

A 32-year-old Swedish mom was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening condition after going on a strict low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet to lose her baby weight. When they brought her in, she suffered from severe nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and spasms in her limbs. When the doctors questioned her, she told them she … Continue reading Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

Going Paleo? Here’s how to avoid over-consuming animal protein on your low-carb diet

The Paleo Diet or hunter-gatherer diet's theoretical basis stems from the fact that man started farming and using domestic animal husbandry around 10,000 years ago. Up until then, humans hunted and gathered wild animals, plants, nuts, and berries. That was the Paleolithic or prehistoric period. Evidently, the pro-Paleo people assert that our genetic make-up hasn't … Continue reading Going Paleo? Here’s how to avoid over-consuming animal protein on your low-carb diet

High protein, low-carb, sugarless diet helps rid young girl of depression, pain and anxiety

There is no doubt that food plays a crucial role in our well-being. It provides building blocks and energy, and directly affects how our bodies and minds function. While there is not a single diet that works for everyone, eliminating processed foods, sugar and refined grains should be the main priority of every healthy diet. High protein … Continue reading High protein, low-carb, sugarless diet helps rid young girl of depression, pain and anxiety