What to Put Into a Low Carb Gift Basket

What to Put Into a Low Carb Gift Basket One of my little sideline businesses is custom gift baskets and so I think about gift baskets a lot. I mostly make gift baskets for kids but I also do a lot of gourmet gift baskets for Amazon. I was thinking … Continue reading

The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oil

The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oil What is the best healthy cooking oil ?  This is one of the most frequently asked questions in any of the low carb and keto groups that I belong to.  Walk through the supermarket aisle and you will be faced with a number … Continue reading

LCHF Diet Explained – Is it Extreme?

LCHF Diet – Is it Extreme? When I first started exploring the Keto Diet, I ran into many terms and acronyms that I did not understand.  LCHF was one of them.  So what it is exactly? LCHF is the acronym for Low Carb High Fat which is exactly what the … Continue reading

Health Benefits of Walnuts (with Shrimp Walnut Pesto Recipe!)

Health Benefits of Walnuts Science World Report says that a new study conducted by the Yale Griffin Prevention Research Centre in Connecticut has found that walnuts can help overweight adults with Diabetes and Heart problems.  This is good news for people following a ketogenic diet program because we are encouraged … Continue reading

A Primer on Fats and Oils for Keto

Which Fats and Oils for Keto are best? Oils and fats are literally the lifeblood of the Ketogenic diet.  For treating epilepsy doctors generally use a strict 4 to 1 ratio, meaning 4 times as much fat as protein and carbs combined, by weight of food. For weight loss we … Continue reading

Coconut Oil on the Ketogenic Diet

Being fairly new on the Ketogenic diet, I am still putting the pieces together as to how to optimize this for my health.  Coconut oil on the Ketogenic Diet is one way to do just that. Not only does it help us keep our fat ratio high enough for nutritional … Continue reading

Day 4 – Hello Keto Flu!

Keto Flu? Ok, today is about my 4th day of working seriously to achieve the idea ratio for nutritional ketosis.  I hope this is not too much TMI, but what the heck, this is a new blog and I’ll be lucky to get a couple visitors.  So today I have … Continue reading

My Keto Headache – Day 2

This Keto Headache is Going Down! Yes, I do feel much better today, although the keto headache is still there.  Not the major take me down type throbbing of yesterday. I think I’m settling into the routine of what to eat for nutritional ketosis.  I may have been over complicating … Continue reading

The Ketogenic Headache

The Ketogenic Headache I don’t know if there is actually such a thing as a Ketogenic headache, but if there is, I had it today.  I woke up with it and it got worse as the day wore on. I have had sugar detox headaches before but this was the … Continue reading