October 8, 2018
The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. It is also called ‘keto diet’ or just ‘keto’
With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad fueled by the common desire to lose weight.
“It’s unhealthy and unsustainable,” they say. “How can a high-fat keto diet help you lose weight? It’s dangerous for the heart, increases the risk of ketoacidosis, leads to poor mineral intake and electrolyte imbalance,” they say. But the ketogenic diet has a well-established history of aiding in disease treatment. It has been used to help people with epilepsy (especially children) since the early 1900’s, and more recently, it has been used to manage type-2 diabetes (since it lowers the need for insulin therapy).1
Continue reading “Dangers of the Keto Diet Debunked”
Liquid ‘Plant-Derived’ Minerals Are Needed For Maximum Absorption?
As children we’re taught to eat a well-balanced diet consisting of four major food groups. As adults we’ve realized that this advice, while admirable and a good starting place, is partly responsible for a nation of woefully undernourished citizens. Even if everyone ate a so-called ‘well-balanced’ diet we’d still be lacking in vitamins, enzymes, and minerals. Why? Two main reasons: Continue reading “Why We Need Liquid ‘Plant-Derived’ Minerals… Part 1”
You cannot live without it. The human brain is 95% cholesterol and the cells of your body are made of cholesterol. The liver in the body makes most cholesterol. If you do not eat enough of it your liver will make it for you. The liver uses cholesterol to insulate the nerve fibers, to manufacture new cell membranes as well as to produce vitamin D and other essential hormones necessary for proper body function. Cholesterol protects the body against stress, both physical and emotional. Continue reading “High Cholesterol … What You Should Know”