Two fabulous approaches to the diet I’ll never personally try… but, I’ve seen so many benefit from the carnivore diet, that I love sharing it’s potential positive affects! Don’t take my word for it (I love plants too much), enjoy the brilliance of Judy Cho (Author of Carnivore Cure) and Austin Cavelli. OK, so… I’ll…
Perhaps adding carbs to your keto diet could be the missing ticket in your low-carb diet. I know, it sounds crazy… but let’s discover these truths together! Let’s fast forward to the year 2015. I’ve been eating keto for 11 months (not loving every moment of it). I was bingeing and purging multiple times a…
Keto for women is different: we have different hormone cycles, different environmental stressors, and different needs for our low carb experience. Acknowledging that women’s health differs from men’s health, especially when it comes to intermittent fasting and other ketogenic practices, is the first step — but what about some actionable steps to take your experience as a low carb keto lady to the next level?
Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of women about their keto experiences and helped them troubleshoot their keto problems to find what works best for them. Recently, a new keto side effect has been making a buzz on the internet: keto crotch. Making changes to your diet can cause a noticeable change in body odor, but can going keto really affect your vaginal health, and is keto crotch really something you should be concerned about?
I know what you’re thinking: mushrooms? Really, Leanne? Yes, really. I get asked all the time about how I incorporate the superfood power of mushrooms into my ketogenic practice — whether it’s Chaga, Lion’s Mane, Cordyceps, or Reishi, supplementing with mushrooms has become one of my favorite ways to give my Rocket Fuel Lattes even more of a boost. In fact, mushroom coffee is what helped me finally kick my caffeine habit!
When I first started keto, I needed a way to know if I was doing it “right” — since I had never been aware of exactly what ketosis felt like in my body before, I wasn’t able to recognize the signs. Tracking my macros and getting to know which foods were more carb dense helped me better grasp what to eat to feel my best on keto, but I knew there had to be more to keto than macro tracking with MyFitnessPal and figuring out the difference between total carbs and net carbs.
The idea of consuming a diet of mostly fat after so many years of eating low fat can be a bit terrifying, right? I mean, the dogma of fat fear is drilled into us: from doctors to food labels, magazines, and health resources everywhere. Fat is bad! So how can keto be good?!
One thing I love about keto is how easy it is to adapt to fit an individual’s needs. Whether you’re doing keto for weight loss, overall health benefits, or specific goals like fertility, there are tons of adjustments you can make to really find what works best in your body.