Category Archives: Basics

Can a low-carb diet help women get pregnant?

Fertility specialist Dr. Michael D. Fox discusses PCOS (an ovulation disorder) and how low-carb diet can help women to get pregnant.

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Marty Kendall – ‘Engineering The Optimal Diet’

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A Global Food Revolution – Dr. Andreas Enfeldt lecture about LCHF

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Low Carb Diet: The Beginner’s Guide

If you are confused about whether to eat a low carb diet, low-fat or fat-free diet, the confusion ends here in this guide to low carb eating. http://healthdaddy.org/low-carbohydrate-diet/

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27 Reviewed Studies on Low Carb and Low Fat Diets

John Fitt, CEO and Founder of Healthdaddy.org compiled a list of 27 reviewed studies about low carb and low fat diets and their benefits for diabetes, weight loss, epilepsy and much more. The last update was 2016 , so basically … Continue reading

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Prof. Jeff Volek – ‘The Art and Science of Low Carb Living: Cardio-Metabolic Benefits and Beyond’

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LCHF Treatment of Diabetes – Dr. Eric Westman

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The amazing benefits of the low carb high fat diet on your health – by Dr. Robin Willcourt

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Dr. Stephen Phinney – ‘The Art and Science of Low Carb Living and Performance’

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Recommended book: New Atkins for a New You – by Eric C. Westman , Stephen D. Phinney , Jeff S. Volek

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Ketogenic Diet Food List – What Are Keto Foods? (+ PDF Download)

Check out this comprehensive Ketogenic diet food list (including a PDF you can download) and find out what you should be eating on the Ketogenic diet. Source: Ketogenic Diet Food List – What Are Keto Foods? (+ PDF Download)

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Recommended book: Goal Setting 101: How to Set and Achieve a Goal! – by Gary Ryan Blair

https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1889770647/ref=dp_olp_new?ie=UTF8&condition=new

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Motivation dose: 26/May/2017

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Dr. Peter Attia – An Advantaged Metabolic State: Human Performance, Resilience & Health

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Marty Kendall – ‘Managing Insulin to Optimise Nutrition’

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How to measure your Ketones level

Learn the difference between Ketosis and Ketoacidosis and how to test your Ketones level in this great guide by KetoDietApp. http://ketodietapp.com/Blog/post/2013/11/30/Ketosis-Measuring-Ketones  

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Are you an Instagram fan?

If you are an Instagram fan and interested in low carb/Ketogenic diets and health optimization then you must follow the below accounts: Andreas Eenfeldt, MD Dr. Jason Fung Peter Attia Dr. Eric Westman Dr Rangan Chatterjee Low Carb Down Under … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of a low-carb/Ketogenic diet?

In this page: https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/benefits , Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt explains the benefits of a low-carb/Ketogenic diet.  

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Low Carb Dieting Myths

Check the top 12 myths about low-carb and Ketogenic diets and why they are incorrect. http://www.ketogenic-diet-resource.com/low-carb-dieting.html

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23 Studies on Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets – Time to Retire The Fad

Kris Gunnars, the founder and CEO of authoritynutrition.com compiled a list of 23 RCTs on low carb VS low fat diets in a very simple, organized and detailed way. https://authoritynutrition.com/23-studies-on-low-carb-and-low-fat-diets/

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Ketogenic diet video – by Dr. Eric Crall

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Recommended book: Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It – by Gary Taubes

What’s making us fat? And how can we change? Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, bestselling author Gary Taubes revisits these urgent questions.

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Dr. Stephen Phinney – ‘Achieving and Maintaining Nutritional Ketosis’

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Fat v Carbs with Jamie Owen BBC Documentary 2016

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Eating Low Carb when breastfeeding

Do you want to eat a low-carb diet while breastfeeding? It can be an excellent way to lose excess weight, while still eating all the nutritious foods that you and your baby needs. However, you should not eat a strict … Continue reading

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Recommended website: ketodietapp.com

One of the best Keto websites by Martina Slajerova http://ketodietapp.com/  

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Fed Up 2014

Fed Up is a 2014 American documentary film directed, written and produced by Stephanie Soechtig. The film focuses on the causes of obesity in the US, presenting evidence showing that the large quantities of sugar in processed foods are an … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates content for the most popular spices.

The below table shows the carbohydrates content for the most popular spices per tablespoon and teaspoon. Remember, on a Ketogenic diet: Net carbs (total carbs – fiber) < 20-30 grams

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Fruit juice is just as unhealthy as a soda

If you still believe that drinking fruit juice is a better/healthier option for you and your family (especially kids), well…think again. They both have the same sugar content. A can of Pepsi(355 ml) contains 41 grams of sugar (around 10.25 teaspoons) … Continue reading

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Complete Guide To Sweeteners on a Low-carb Ketogenic Diet | The KetoDiet Blog

The ultimate guide to healthy sweeteners, which to use and which to avoid on low-carb, keto & paleo diets. Source: Complete Guide To Sweeteners on a Low-carb Ketogenic Diet | The KetoDiet Blog

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Meet the first diabetic cookbook written in 1917 : Diabetic cookery; recipes and menus by Rebecca W. Oppenheimer

Diabetic cookery: recipes and menus by Rebecca W. Oppenheimer was the first diabetic cookbook written and published in 1917 , exactly 100 years ago 🙂 It is important to note that Oppenheimer’s book was published five years prior to the … Continue reading

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Meet the very first diet/weight loss book : Letter on Corpulence by William Banting in 1863

Did you ever wonder what the first diet/weight loss book was? The book that is usually given credit for being the very first “diet book” or book on weight loss, was Letter on Corpulence by William Banting. Guess what? It … Continue reading

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What to eat on a low-carb/ketogenic diet?

Are you wondering what to eat on a low-carb/Ketogenic diet? Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt makes it really simple here: https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/foods

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The best and worst forms of Magnesium supplements

Quick tips about forms of Magnesium supplements. Best forms (high absorption and high bio-availability): Magnesium Glycinate (highly absorbable, this is recommended for anyone with a known magnesium deficiency and less likely to cause laxative effects than some other magnesium supplements) Magnesium … Continue reading

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The mathematics of weight loss | Ruben Meerman | TEDxQUT (edited version)

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Dr. Stephen Phinney – ‘Recent Developments in LCHF and Nutritional Ketosis’ (Part 2)

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Dr. Stephen Phinney – ‘Recent Developments in LCHF and Nutritional Ketosis’ (Part 1)

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Recommended book: Good Calories, Bad Calories – by Gary Taubes

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Sugar Rush – Full Documentary (47 Minutes)

Jamie Oliver investigates sugar’s huge contribution to global health problems like obesity and type 2 diabetes, reveals how much sugar is in healthy-looking food, and explores what can be done to help.

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25 Randomised Controlled Trials Between Low Carb & Low Fat

Sam Feltham compiled a summary as an excel file listing 25 RCTs about low carb diet VS low fat diet. Check it here: http://smashthefat.com/science/ The 5 Main Points Of The 25 RCT’s Over The Past 15 Years Are… Low carb dieters … Continue reading

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Facts about Vitamins and the Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic diet myths abound, and many of them warn about vitamin deficiencies. So let’s look at the facts about vitamins in relation to a Ketogenic diet. Source: Facts About Vitamins and the Ketogenic Diet

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet – Ruled.me

An in-depth look for beginners at what to expect when going on a keto diet. From what to eat and what to expect, to your daily needs and common approaches. Source: A Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet – Ruled.me

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Discussion on Ketogenic Diet for Dyslipidemia & Metabolic Syndrome – Dr. Jeff S. Volek

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The Ketogenic Diet 101: A Detailed Beginner’s Guide

Here is an excellent beginners guide to Ketogenic diet: https://authoritynutrition.com/ketogenic-diet-101/

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Low-Carb side effects and how to cure them

In the below link, Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt lists all the side effects and problems you face when starting a low-carb/Ketogenic diet and how to cure them. https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/side-effects  

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List of Ketogenic diet benefits

The list of Ketogenic diet benefits is a long, happy one. So what to expect the first month(or 6 weeks) after switching to a Ketogenic diet plan? Check all the details here: http://www.ketogenic-diet-resource.com/ketogenic-diet-benefits.html

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What is HbA1c blood test and why it is a very important health marker?

The hemoglobin A1c test tells you your average level of blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. It’s also called also called HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin test, and glycohemoglobin. People who have diabetes need this test regularly(2 to 4 … Continue reading

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Recommended website: ProteinPower.com

https://proteinpower.com/drmike/ is Dr. Michael R. Eades blog. The blog is not frequently updated but it is a gold chest of information.

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BBC Documentary Films: Food on the Brain

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Blood sugar measurement units: mg/dL and mmol/L

Both sets of units are used to measure blood sugar levels and both give a measurement of the concentration of glucose in the blood, although in slightly different ways. Unit mg/dL mmol/L Description Milligrams per 100 millilitres (1 Deciliter) Millimoles … Continue reading

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