Archive for Nutrition – Page 2

What I’ve Learned After 1-Year, 35 Lbs Weight Loss on Keto Diet

Keto Weight Loss Before and After Pic

This November marks my one year anniversary eating low-carb, high-fat. It got me to think about the most important lessons learned.

One year ago, I had no idea where this path would lead. I was doing my best to adapt to the keto diet but there were plenty of days where self-confidence was lacking.

As you can see from the before and after weight loss photo above, I’m in better shape today than I’ve ever been!*

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Blood Glucose Response Test – Peanut Butter

peanut-butter-organicAs I was deciding on what to test this week, I found the perfect answer with an almost empty jar of peanut butter.

I don’t discriminate nuts and eat all varieties – peanuts, walnuts, pecans, macadamia, brazil nuts, almonds, cashews. So this will be the first of many similar tests.

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Top 12 Keto Diet Mistakes

morning-hydrationThe ketogenic diet has been the most sustainable dietary regimen that I’ve followed, but beyond that, it forces you to learn nuances about nutrition that you never thought you’d know.

If you’re like me, you researched for weeks before taking the plunge to eating high fat. It is counter-intuitive to everything you’ve heard or been taught.

Through that process, many nuggets of wisdom came up again and again.

Whether you are a beginner or want to refresh your knowledge, here are 12 common mistakes you can make on the keto diet.

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Blood Glucose Response Test – 85% Chocolate

green-blacks-dark-chocolateThis was the easiest week to perform this test. Let’s be honest, it was an excuse to eat chocolate, and I’ll take that 100% of the time.

Once again, I worked out for 30 minutes in the morning. And I’m probably going to make that part of my normal instead of abstaining.

As I develop the daily habit of doing physical activity, it’s important to pounce when I have the motivation. Since I began waking up super early (5-6AM), this routine drives my most productive days.

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What I Eat on Keto Diet (Part 4)

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