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Alison Bell
Keto ingredients to keep at home

Keto ingredients to keep at home

If you are maintaining a keto lifestyle, it is vital to know the best keto ingredients. Take a look at the essentials you should have in your pantry. ‘Keto’ is a low carb diet that is designed to make your body more efficient at burning fat so you can reach and maintain a healthy weight. It has become popular around the world because it’s not about ‘starving yourself’ for your figure. Since keto is heavily based on what you eat, it is essential to know which foods to choose. What’s more, you will make it so much easier for yourself...

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Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More

Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More

Written by Dr Axe There are a number of healthy diet options these days. Depending on your goals, convictions, and conditions or disease risk, you should have no problem (with some research legwork) figuring out what is best for your needs. One popular option, particularly for those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or autoimmune conditions, is a grain-free diet.  Taking a step beyond gluten-free eating, those on a grain-free diet usually seek to resolve various health problems. Take Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, for example: This naturopathic doctor went gluten-free after a personal trainer suggested it and found that it helped her with a...

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Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Written by Chris Kresser Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. After all, when you cut out grains, you naturally cut out a lot of carbs. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet? If you’ve been following my work for a while, you won’t be surprised when I say, “It depends.” In this episode we discuss: Questions to ask about these findings High fiber and its impact on high-fat diets Low-carb, low-fiber diets can be detrimental Each person responds to high-fat diets differently Chris Kresser: Hey,...

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Alison Bell
Vegan Propaganda and Meat: Separating Fact From Fiction

Vegan Propaganda and Meat: Separating Fact From Fiction

Written by Michael Joseph, MSc Many people love animals, and some of us make the ethical decision not to eat them. That is absolutely fine and as an animal lover, it’s definitely something I can respect. While I personally don’t think a vegan diet is optimal, I recognize that with careful formulation it is possible to be healthy on a vegan diet. In truth, humans around the world have demonstrated good health on a variety of different diets – the main key is the avoidance of industrial junk foods. So, this article is not an attack on veganism—which is a personal...

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