A happy, health brain that works well is full of brain cells that can efficiently connect or ‘talk’ with each other. The way brain cells connect is called a synapse, and all the cells in our brains and central nervous system use synapses to allow us to think, move, learn and remember. However, as we […]
Good nutrition is vital to good health, and chances are good that you’ve adopted a keto lifestyle for just that purpose. Eating whole foods made with real ingredients goes a long way toward truly feeding your body. However, it can be hard to get all the nutrition you need from food alone. Supplementing can help. […]
You’ve heard about all the benefits of going keto, but you’re unsure of what’s okay to eat. We’ve been there, which is why we’ve put together this list of keto-friendly foods to help you out. It will help you keep your carb intake under 5 percent so that ketosis can do the work for you. […]
If you’ve heard about the keto diet and want to know more, read on and I’ll tell you about it. But first, I’ll tell you a little about myself and how I came to eat a ketogenic diet and started fasting. When I experienced the benefits, I knew it was something I needed to share. […]
We all consume phosphatidylserine everyday, but unfortunately most of us are still short of it. It’s a phospholipid, and phospholipids are the molecules that form the membranes of cells, so phosphatidylserine is part of the cell membrane of every one of our 20 trillion cells. In the body it makes up around 7-10% of our […]
This breakfast tastes so indulgent it’s hard to believe it’s nutrient packed and healthy! The creamy coconut milk balances out the rich bitterness of the cacao powder and you can adjust the natural sweetener content to suit your taste buds. Chia seeds are the main event here with their high protein and fibre content they are great to work into a keto diet.
I love how quick and easy this meal comes together. It’s very high in protein and healthy fats which leave me feeling full and satisfied. Saute the chicken and bell peppers together and serve it with cauliflower rice and some avocado to make it a complete meal. The dish makes for great leftovers too!
The one thing you so often hear that people miss on a keto diet is crunch! This balanced meal brings a little protein with the chicken, creamy fats from the mint yoghurt dip and healthy serving of low carb veggies packed with flavor and that satisfying crunch we so often miss. You also have a herby crisp chicken skin here so it delivers crunch on both fronts!
What is A UTI? Over 50% of women get a UTI during their life time, and for 25% of them they keep coming back, having a huge impact on their quality of life (1,2). (Of course UTI’s can also affect men too, although it’s about 50 times less common than in women). UTI’s are bacterial […]
Most desserts are off-limits in the keto diet, so it’s relieving to find some alternatives to the real deal! This banana bread is super moist, light and full of flavor without all the carbs. The cake is made with almond and coconut flour which gives the bread a delicious nuttiness. Before baking, the loaf is topped with unsweetened coconut flakes which toast nicely in the oven. It will be difficult to only have one slice!