Low Carb Swaps

Low Carb Swaps

Bread And Burger Buns Kale leaves Lettuce leaves Thick sliced cucumbers Roasted Portobello mushroom caps Napa or Chinese cabbage Save 18 plus grams of carbs per 2 slices of bread and 21 grams for each bun Wraps Lettuce Kale Cabbage Save 32 to 43 grams of carbs in...
7 Day Ketogenic Meal Plan

7 Day Ketogenic Meal Plan

7 Day Ketogenic Meal Plan The following meal plan shows you an example of the types of foods, drinks, and snacks you can eat on a typical keto diet. This meal plan is meant to give you 20 net carbs or less per day. Your carb amounts might be slightly higher or lower,...
Top Low-Carb Veggie Options

Top Low-Carb Veggie Options

As you begin meal planning and prepping for your ketogenic diet, it is important that you consider what veggies to add. You want to stay away from the high-carb, starchy vegetables, but there are still plenty of others to choose from. Vegetables are important for...
Health Benefits of the Keto Diet

Health Benefits of the Keto Diet

The keto diet is often seen as a way to lose weight, and while that is a definite benefit, it isn’t the only one. There are a wide range of advantages to being on the ketogenic diet, from infertility assistance to helping fight cancer. It Helps Fight Cancer One of the...
What are Sugar Alcohols

What are Sugar Alcohols

During the ketogenic diet, you will begin reading labels on anything and everything you purchase. While cutting back on processed and packaged foods is highly recommended, there are still times when you might want to get a low-carb treat or snack from your nearby...
What is Nutritional Yeast

What is Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast may sound like something you bake with, but it is actually used as a flavoring component for many ketogenic meals and snacks. It tastes like a nutty type of cheese, so you can do everything from top salads to add it to your soups. Here are some...
Low-Carb Fruits You Can Eat

Low-Carb Fruits You Can Eat

As you know, the ketogenic diet is an extremely low-carb diet, consisting mostly of meat and seafood, cheese, veggies, nuts and seeds, and lots of healthy fats. While fruit is not at the top of the approved list, there are some that you can have as long as you stay...
Low Carb Diets For Heart Health

Low Carb Diets For Heart Health

Understanding Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are foods, which contain similar ratios of the elements, carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The group consists of gums, cellulose, sugars, and starches. They serve as the body’s primary fuel source when converted to glucose, a...
Low Carb Foods Shopping List

Low Carb Foods Shopping List

MEAT, FISH AND POULTRY Zero Carb Foods All Red Meat Chicken Turkey Pork Veal Lamb Fowl (duck, goose, hen, quail) Organ Meats (tongue, brains, liver, heart, and kidneys) Game Meats (ostrich, venison, caribou, bison, and elk) Exotic Meats (such as ostrich and emu) Cold...
Spiral Cut Vegetables Instead Of Pasta

Spiral Cut Vegetables Instead Of Pasta

Many people equate switching to a low carb diet with having to give up many of the foods that they love. That is hardly the case, often it just means having to be more creative when you cook. In fact, did you know there are many different low carb swaps for...