Have you noticed that your bowel movements haven’t been the same since you’ve begun your new diet? Perhaps the feel of your stools has changed, or even worse… the lack of stools! Keto constipation is not as uncommon as you may think. With any major change to your diet, you may notice that your potty […]
I’m sure you’ve grown up on the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Unfortunately, a medium sized apple can have around 20g of net carbs, making a dent in your total carbs for the day on a keto diet.
Do keto diets and alcohol mix? Are there even keto alcoholic drinks? Alcohol is one of the hardest things to avoid throughout your adult life. As soon as you hit a legal drinking age, you’ll find that many of your social outings tend to revolve around drinking and having a good time.
It’s almost that time of the year again, Thanksgiving (or Turkey Day)! It’s a time where you get together with your friends, family and loved ones and feast on some delicious food. I know that I’m thankful that I’m still able to enjoy loads of turkey and brussel sprouts (yum!). Unfortunately, a lot of traditional […]
Snacking can help keep you sane while changing up your diet so drastically. The challenging part with most keto-friendly snacks is that they’re also very calorie dense (nuts, cheese and meats). With that in mind, I was on a mission to find myself low carb, low calorie snacks that I wouldn’t regret indulging in.
Can you drink milk on a keto diet? Growing up, we were always told to drink lots of milk to grow big and strong. While milk does have its health benefits (one of the best sources of calcium), it also contains a fair amount of sugar and lactose. An average cup of milk (244 ml) […]
Coming from an Asian background, believe me when I say it was TOUGH having to cut rice out of my keto diet. Growing up, my family would prepare a side of rice with every single meal (yes, we would even eat our bacon and eggs with a side of rice!).
Quest Nutrition recently released their newest flavor of protein bars, just in time for the holiday season! The pumpkin pie quest bar is only being sold for a limited amount of time, unlike the other bars, which is why I had to grab a few and give them a try before it was too late.
Do you ever find yourself missing your old morning routine? I’m talking about mixing up a big bowl of oats and catching up on the morning news, sipping on your coffee before heading in to work.
Now that you’re switching to low carb, you’ve probably found yourself with some sweet tooth cravings. Most fruits and sugary snacks are off limits, but luckily you come across, the much debated about, sweeteners.