Latest Keto Recipes
Keto Coconut Bread Keto coconut bread is a fantastic substitute to my regular keto bread that is nut free, gluten free and slightly lower in calories. The bread is fluffy, sliceable and totally delicious. Just make sure you keep some for yourself, because everyone will want a slice of the [...]
Chilli Mojito with Paprika Salt The Keto Chilli Mojito is a low carb sensation, suitable for those spicy summer afternoons. The smokey paprika salt ignites the chilli infusion, smoothed out with a cool drop of mint, lime and fresh soda water. This is a drink that will make you want [...]
Low Carb Oatmeal Low carb oatmeal is my take on what Australians call porridge. Porridge is usually made from oats and water or milk. Since switching to the ketogenic diet, porridge has been out of the low carb breakfast cereals. This new low carb oatmeal recipe will make your mornings [...]
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus, lightly oiled and kissed by fire, is considered a superfood due to the many nutritious properties it has. High in fibre, asparagine and anti oxidants, whilst also more commonly known as an aphrodisiac.
The Complete Guide To The Keto Diet What Is Ketosis? The Keto Diet is often labelled as extreme. Nothing could be further from the truth. Your body prefers burning fat for energy and it is the [...]
APOE4 - The Gene That Can't Have Saturated Fats There has been much debate over the APOE4 genes recently. If a high carb, low fat diet was bad for us, we must understand the reasons why a [...]
What is insulin resistance? Before we talk Insulin Resistance, lets talk Insulin. Insulin is made by your pancreas and allows your body to use glucose (sugar) from carbohydrates in your diet. This particular molecule helps [...]
The Keto Diet is often labelled as extreme. Nothing could be further from the truth. Your body prefers burning fat for energy and it is the preferred source in your brain and muscles, and it has some remarkably positive results for a wide variety of most common chronic illnesses today.
Unfortunately, the general public have not been exposed to the truth about nutritional ketosis, and therefore don’t believe that it’s a healthy state to be in.
Just as cholesterol is not the culprit in heart disease, ketones have also been labelled as some kind of strange substance that you should avoid at all costs. This is simply not the case.
As far as what you can eat, keto diets are done differently by different people. Eat dark green leafy vegetables, fatty red meats, chicken with the skin left on, fish, offal (organ meat), eggs, seeds & nuts, full-fat dairy, or anything else you can find rich in nutrition, fat, protein and fibre.
Carbs are a limit. Protein is a target. Fat is to be consumed to remove hunger and meet macros requirements.
Although fibre is a carbohydrate, it is not digested as a simple carbohydrate and is therefore not included in your daily carb count. It’s important to stress that fibre doesn’t NEGATE carbs – it just isn’t counted; so mixing a handful of flax meal into a bowl of ice-cream won’t work!