4 Reasons Why We Eat Besides Hunger

One of the most incredible things I experienced when I cut the carbs and sugar out of my diet was not being hungry all the time. I was one of those people that always had to have a snack nearby because I always felt like I needed to eat something. Once I switched over to …

New Year’s Resolutions

Meal Prepping and Ketogenic Diets

I got this survey from BodyNutrition.org looking at what people are doing for their New Year’s Resolutions that I found very interesting. Let’s go over a few of these and then I’ll tell you my resolutions as we move into the new year. Obstacles to New Years Resolutions A few things here caught my eye. …

Winning Weight Loss in November and December: 6 Easy Tips

The average American gains 1-3 lbs per year.  This is why so many of us were at a healthy weight when we graduated high school and thirty pounds over weight at 30.  But that weight gain isn’t even over the entire year, on average 80% of that weight gain happens in the last 2 months …

Combating Food Boredom on the Ketogenic Diet

Food boredom is one of those odd things that come up from time to time in my Facebook Keto support group.  In the interest of full disclosure I have to say that it has never really been an issue with me and if I had to restrict my diet to steak, bacon and eggs, I …

Common Mistakes When Eating Out on the Ketogenic Diet

Restaurants are a bit of a minefield when it comes to eating keto.  Because someone else is making your food out of your sight, it can be difficult to really know what is going into your dish.  Having eaten this way for a few years now, I can tell you that there are definitely dome …

What Should I Do Before Starting a Ketogenic Diet?

You’ve heard about this new way of eating that promises huge weight loss and health results (Like my own 200 lb weight loss) called keto and you think you want to try it out.  Great!  I’m glad you found this blog.  You are on the edge of an exciting change in your life, your weight, …

What Blood Tests Should You Get When Starting a Ketogenic Diet?

What Blood Tests Should You Get When Starting a Ketogenic Diet? I have gotten this question asked to me many times over in the Ketogenic Training room and I have resisted posting this for a few reasons.  The most important reason is that I truly believe that most of us do not need any tests …

How to Reduce Wrinkles and Improve Skin Health With a Ketogenic Diet

How to Reduce Wrinkles and Improve Skin Health With a Ketogenic Diet A recent study said that the average woman spends over $200,000 in a lifetime on cosmetics.  Having been married to a woman for 25 years and raised a beautiful daughter, I can tell you that this number seems a bit low.  My wife …

12 Keto Weight Loss Tips for the Morbidly Obese!

I’ve spent some time over the last few weeks after finally reaching my weight loss goal of 200 lbs thinking about the lessons I’ve learned over the last 3 or 4 years.  If I’m being honest, it wasn’t all sunshine and roses as the weight fell off.  There was some hard work involved! But you …