Category Archives: Ketosis Diet
Jillian Michaels Doesn’t Advocate for Keto…Is She Right?
Last April, fitness expert Jillian Michaels authored a blog post called “The Truth About Keto.” In it, she makes several points that I would like to address. She does note that she will infuriate the “Keto community,” is willing to incur their wrath and outrage. I am neither infuriated or […]
Will I Regain Weight If I Stop the Keto Diet?
Weight regain after a diet is a valid concern. Most studies demonstrate weight recidivism (returning to near or at your previous weight) following a diet. This can lead to a yo-yo type effect with your weight. The key to defeating weight recidivism after dieting is the same for all diets […]
How Long Should I Stay On The Keto Diet and Can I Eat Carbs Again?
In this series, we defined the Keto diet as a low-carbohydrate, high fat, and adequate protein diet. We discussed how this method of eating puts you into a persistent state of ketolysis, using breakdown products of your consumed and stored fat as energy. So how long can you stay on […]
Risks and Side-Effects of the Keto Diet
In the last two weeks, we discussed the definition of a ketosis, or Keto, diet. In short, it is a low-carbohydrate, adequate protein diet that relies on both consumed fats, and stored fats, for energy use. As with any diet, it is important to discuss it with your physician prior […]
What to Eat and What To Avoid on The Ketosis (Keto) Diet
Last week we discussed what a ketogenic, or Keto, diet was, and how it related to other low-carbohydrate diets. The key difference is that in a keto diet, there is more reliance on lipids, or fats, for providing energy rather than carbohydrates or protein. A natural question regarding this approach […]
The Ketosis (Keto) Diet
A “Diet” is the sum of the food you consume. We often name our diets according to the goals they seek to achieve, whether it’s weight loss, fitness, or improvement of health problems like diabetes. Oftentimes, diets may be marketed in such a way that they come across as fads. […]