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Healthy Fats For and How To Get Enough Of Them On The Keto Diet

Healthy Fats For and How To Get Enough Of Them On The Keto Diet

People on the keto diet need to get 55%–60% of their daily calories from fat in order to stay in ketosis. This means that a person consuming 2,000 calories per day needs approximately 122–133 grams (g) of fat daily. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015–2020 recommend limiting sources of saturated fat, such as red meat, butter, and dairy, due to their links

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Bolster Your Immune System With Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet works by starving your body from “quick fuel” carbohydrates so that it burns fat to use as energy. Known mostly as a weight-loss tool, the keto diet also boasts a number of additional benefits as well, including low inflammation and sharper mental and physical health to those who ascribe to the diet.

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Does Eating Low-carb Diet Prevent Brain Aging?

A new study by Stony University published in journal PNAS finds that brain aging can be prevented or even reversed by taking a low-carb diet. The researchers advise people to replace simple and processed carbs with complex alternatives. The aging linked microbiological changes are also observed in younger people than previously thought. The researchers conducted neuroimaging scans on

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Can You Build Muscle on Keto?

The ketogenic, or keto, diet has become increasingly popular. It is a very low carb, high fat diet that many people use to lose weight and has been linked to various other health benefits. For a long time, many people assumed that it was impossible to build muscle on a keto diet or low carb

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Leg Cramps on Keto: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Cramps are involuntary, localized muscle contractions that are often painful. Leg cramps typically affect the calf muscle, though they can occur in other parts of your leg as well. These contractions commonly occur at night and can last seconds to minutes. Most leg cramps are over in less than a few minutes. Although their exact

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The Most Important Detail About The Low Carb Diet

A low-carb diet can help you lose weight because it turns on fat-burning processes, known as “dietary ketosis.” These ketones are also thought to have an appetite suppressant effect. But when large amounts of ketones are produced, your body can become quickly dehydrated — a major problem faced by those on a low-carb diet, says Doris Pasteur, MD, director of the Nutrition

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What Fruits To Avoid on the Low-Carb Diet

Since fruits are packed with natural sugars (fructose and glucose), we have to carefully watch the amount of low carb fruit we eat each day. The best strategy to minimize fruit sugar intake is to stick with berries (notably raspberries and blackberries), avocados, olives, and tomatoes as our fruits of choice on the ketogenic diet.

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