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Sweeteners, Functional Fibers, and Rare Sugars

At first glance sweeteners may seem like the perfect addition to a low-carb or ketogenic eating plan. They provide the sweetness of carbohydrates without any digestible (net) carbohydrates to our diets.

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Is It Worth It to Buy Organic Food?

People who are making changes to their diet sometimes wonder, “Is it worth it to buy organic food?”

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Mindful Eating

If you have ever found yourself eating out of habit, boredom, frustration, happiness, or simply because food is available you are not alone!

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Food, Mood, and Migraines

The phrase, “You are what you eat” is quite common but what about, “You are what your BRAIN eats”. It may sound funny but the food people digest directly impacts how they think and feel!

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Fasting for Health and Longevity

Regular fasting has been practiced for generations and many people are now realizing that there are many health benefits associated with this ancient practice.

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Electrolytes and A Ketogenic Eating Plan

Electrolytes are key players in health and they are especially important when you’re following a ketogenic diet. Whether it’s the magnesium found in almonds or the potassium found in an avocado, whole foods offer the best source of these minerals.

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Dirty Keto: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Processed Food

A low-carbohydrate or ketogenic diet creates amazing benefits and offers an effective way to lose weight and create positive health change

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All About Carbohydrates

There are many different ideas about carbohydrates: “Carbs make you gain weight. You need carbs to be healthy. Whole grains are good. All carbs are bad.”

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