MCT oil is a supplement mainly produced from coconut oil. It can be added to smoothies, dressings, and coffee. As we know, many foods contain fat. These fats are classified according to their chemical properties as short-chain, medium-chain and long-chain fatty acids. MCT is a medium-chain fatty acid. The abbreviation MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides, which is … [Read more...] about 7 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of MCT Oil
Studies have shown that the ketogenic diet can have various health benefits. These benefits include: Your cognitive functioning and mental clarity get a boost (1)Improved brain healthReduction of pain and inflammation (2) (3) (4) (5) Reduced hunger (6)Increased energy level The above advantages of the ketogenic … [Read more...] about The Ketogenic Diet and Supplements
Following a ketogenic diet requires removing carbohydrate-rich foods from your daily diet. These include fruit, starchy vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, corn), grains and of course, the 'usual suspects' such as cookies, ice cream, candy, cakes and so on. It can be quite a challenge for yourself to ignore these (addictive) sugary and carbohydrate-rich products, but if … [Read more...] about The Ketogenic Diet & Children – Combine ketogenic diet with your family?
Earlier we also talked about drinking alcohol during a ketogenic diet, and especially about controlling the amounts you drink and the food choices you make (in a drunk state), and preventing extra pounds. Wine is a 'fickle' drink with regard to the applicability in the ketogenic diet. There are different variants and one wine is more suitable to drink … [Read more...] about The ketogenic Diet and Wine, Can you drink wine during the keto diet?
Alcohol has built a notorious reputation as the 'fourth macronutrient' in addition to fat, proteins and carbohydrates. Within the ketogenic diet it is possible to drink alcohol (hurray! ) But there are a number of conditions attached to this alcohol consumption. In this article these rules regarding the consumption of alcohol in the ketogenic diet will be … [Read more...] about The Ketogenic Diet and Alcohol, What can you drink and what not?