Chances are, if you’ve ever followed a diet, you’ve also heard about cheat meals, or cheat days. Framing eating higher carb food as “cheating” has brought me a lot of shame in the past, which triggered a lot of restrictive behaviors around food, so I stay away from that word for the most part. But I know many people who use the term, and I thought maybe it deserved a bigger conversation.
Doing all the “right” keto things, but you’re still struggling? Maybe your cycle is changing, or classic keto isn’t cutting it when it comes to managing those pesky menopause symptoms, and you’re ready to pull your hair out THIS INSTANT?! Take a breath, and hear me when I say: you’re not alone, in fact, many women can’t do the classic ketogenic approach. So what should we do instead?
Eating keto is more than just finding keto food that will fit the classic keto macros, it’s about finding food that makes you feel good and nourishes your body. When your body feels nourished and supported with high quality whole foods, it’s more likely to promote healing so that you can feel your best on keto.
I get so many questions about fasting: what fasting is, how to fast, whether or not fasting is right for [insert medical condition here] — you get the idea! What I want keto people to know about fasting is that, just like almost everything else health related, there’s no one size fits all approach.
Curious about trying the whole carnivore/zero carb thing, but not sure how to do it in a way that works for you? You can do carnivore keto! If you’ve held yourself back from trying new things because you’re of the “all or nothing” mindset, this episode is for you!