Why Jillian Michaels is Wrong About the Ketogenic Diet

Jillian Michaels put out a video on why the Ketogenic diet is bad for you. The video is very poorly researched and shows that while Jillian is great at counting backwards from 10 and screaming at people, her command of the facts of Ketosis are fairly limited. This will make more sense if you watch …

How Long Do Ketogenic Diet Side Effects Last?

Getting started on an LCHF or Ketogenic diet can be a little challenging for most people that have spent a lifetime on crappy high carb foods.  It’s not uncommon to feel a little lethargic and start going through some serious carb withdrawals.  I remember sitting at my computer the first week of my new way …

Curing a Cold or Flu on the Ketogenic Diet

Just to be clear before we get into this, this is not a post about the Keto Flu.  If you found this article looking for information about what to do about the Keto Flu, go here. Getting the flu sucks but if you are new to the ketogenic diet and catch a cold or start …

What is The Difference Between Being in Ketosis and Being Fat Adapted?

This was a question that came up in my Facebook group a while ago and I knew I wanted to write about the answer here.  I think this is an important question because the terms often get used interchangeably and they aren’t.  They each have a specific definition that we should be familiar with. What …

What Vegetables Are Best on a Ketogenic Diet?

I’ve always liked veggies.  You know those kids that sit and stare at the veggies on their plate refusing to eat them?  Absolutely never me.  If you put it in front of me, I ate it, with the exception of Lima beans. Since I’ve started eating keto I’ve experimented with a lot of different veggie …

Who Can Benefit From a Ketogenic Diet?

This is a question I get asked A LOT.  People want to know if they can benefit from a ketogenic diet and my answer is usually some variation of, try it for 60 days and see what happens.  I really believe that if they can get through the transitional phase of the Ketogenic diet and …

10 Causes of Weight Gain on the Ketogenic Diet

Can you gain weight on a ketogenic diet?  Believe it or not, you absolutely can.  You can be doing everything right and still see the numbers on the scale creep up.  This usually only happens after a fairly substantial amount of weight has been lost or you just have a little more to lose. So …

Why Does Weight Loss Slow Down After a Few Weeks on Keto?

One of the more common questions I get about the Ketogenic Diet is why does the weight loss tend to slow down after a few months?  To answer that question, we first need to look at what happens in those first few months and what changes moving forward. The First Few Months In the first …

My Doctor Said The Ketogenic Diet Isn’t Safe.  What Do I Do?

Our continuing series on Ketogenic FAQs. I vividly recall the day I told my doctor I was eating LCHF.  I had been weighed and measured by the nurse and was sitting on the little table waiting for the doc to come in.  She had in a previous visit told me that I had metabolic syndrome …