Category: Blog

  • 8 Mental Health Practices to Support the Keto Lifestyle

    8 Mental Health Practices to Support the Keto Lifestyle

    Sheila Johnson of wellshelia.net As critical as recipes and ingredients are to health and well-being, the keto way of life is not complete until you prioritize self-care. And we’re not talking about going to the spa now and then. Self-care means fostering your overall wellness, and your mental health plays a crucial role. That’s why […]

  • USDA study shows Black Turtle Beans help alleviate insulin resistance

    USDA study shows Black Turtle Beans help alleviate insulin resistance

    This USDA sponsored study showed that cooked black turtle beans helped with improving sensitivity to insulin in mice. The USDA data on cooked black turtle beans also show there are 24g of carbs per 100g serving. I would need to see this study reviewed by some low carb experts before I would venture to add […]

  • How to Digitally Enhance Your Cooking Experience

    How to Digitally Enhance Your Cooking Experience

    By Jennifer Scott of spiritfinder.org Keto Kooking shares information surrounding a keto friendly diet, intermittent fasting, and metabolic health. Read more informative articles today! Whether you are learning how to cook, wanting to break out of a cooking rut, or looking for ways to make cooking easier, technology can help. Keto Kooking wants you to […]

  • Today is National Keto Day. Who knew??

    Today is National Keto Day. Who knew??

    I had no idea this existed. Have at it people! It’s not that hard. Just cut out most of the carbs you are consuming and you’re well on your way. You don’t need a diet plan or a dietician to tell you what to eat. Just look at your next meal and remove the carbs. […]

  • FDA contradicts recent science on salt and high blood pressure

    FDA contradicts recent science on salt and high blood pressure

    The FDA is lowering the guidelines for salt intake to deal with high blood pressure even though recent studies show salt does not cause high blood pressure. A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension analyzed data from 8,670 French adults and found that salt consumption wasn’t associated with systolic blood pressure in either men or women […]

  • Benefits of intermittent fasting

    Benefits of intermittent fasting

    There are many health benefits to intermittent fasting. Prevention magazine covers many of them. Mental health is not mentioned. How can intermittent fasting help with your mental health? You save money. If you’re practicing one of the many variations of intermittent fasting you’re most likely eating less. If you’re eating less you’re most likely not […]

  • New study finds metabolism doesn’t change as previously thought

    New study finds metabolism doesn’t change as previously thought

    I’m not sure what to make of this. I need someone more qualified to examine the study to make more sense of what the NYT is reporting. I thought some of this was already known. For example, metabolism changes with different stages of life. I’m not sure what they found is true across all populations […]

  • Are mushrooms low carb and keto friendly?

    Are mushrooms low carb and keto friendly?

    The short answer is… yes. I use mushrooms all the time to accent a meal. I put them in my omelets, serve them along side a steak, sauté them with green beans, snap peas, or broccoli among other vegetables. I think they’re great. I don’t think it’s possible to add so many mushrooms to a […]

  • New study says increased exercise doesn’t always lead to burning more calories throughout the day

    New study says increased exercise doesn’t always lead to burning more calories throughout the day

    It seems the human body tries to balance itself out all the time. This makes sense if you think about it. Your body is always trying to survive. If you fast your body’s metabolism will slow so you don’t starve to death too quickly. If you eat frequently your metabolism fires up in order to […]

  • It’s Never Too Late for Older Adults to Lose Weight

    It’s Never Too Late for Older Adults to Lose Weight

    By Jennifer Scott of spiritfinder.org You’re not as young as you once were, but that’s no reason to resign yourself to a life stuck on the couch. Sedentary lifestyles have been proven to negatively impact a person’s overall health, and can even bring on obesity and other health complications. Instead of believing you are too […]