The Ultimate Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

Get the scoop on what the ketogenic diet entails.

The Ultimate Guide to the Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that tricks the body into burning fat instead of carbohydrates for energy. When you consume a low-carb diet, your body is so depleted of carbs that your liver turns stored fat into fuel that your body can use for energy. Wondering what the diet entails? Let’s go!

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What to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet

On a ketogenic diet, you should stick to low-carb, high-fat foods like nuts, seeds, extra-virgin olive oil, avocados, and vegetables, You should also get your protein by eating lean meat, fish, and legumes.

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Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.