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Obese Mother Loses 130 Pounds On A Ketogenic Diet

Obese Mother Loses 130 Pounds On A Ketogenic Diet

Is it possible to get rid of all kinds of health issues and lose 130 lbs (59 kg) of excess weight on a ketogenic diet? Clearly – that’s what mother Alvina Rayne did, after ending a harmful relationship. Mail Online: Obese Mother Gets Revenge on Her Cruel Ex-Boyfriend Who Branded Her an ‘Ugly, Fat Piece of Garbage’ by Shedding 130 Lbs How did she do it? She swapped her fruit loops, take-out food and ice cream for meat, eggs and coconut oil. Well done! Get started Do you want to try a ketogenic diet? Sign up for our free 2-week keto low-carb challenge! Alternatively, use our free low-carb guide, or for maximum simplicity try out our brand new low-carb meal planner service – it includes keto meal plans, and it’s free to use for a month. More Continue reading >>

Lebron James Discusses Ketogenic Paleo Weight Loss: No Carbs, Sugar For 67 Days

Lebron James Discusses Ketogenic Paleo Weight Loss: No Carbs, Sugar For 67 Days

LeBron James said his dramatic summer weight loss was due to a low carb, ketogenic-style Paleo diet that eliminated sugar, dairy and almost all carbs. James, who has since regained some weight, said he followed his strict diet for 67 days as a test of his “mental fortitude” and willpower. “I had no sugar, no dairy, no carbs,” LeBron told Sports Illustrated. “All I ate was meat, fish, veggies and fruit. That’s it. For 67 straight days.” James said his diet consisted entirely of meat, fish, vegetables and low-sugar fruit. James posted two of his meals on his Instagram account over the summer. One of his lunches was an arugula salad with chicken, strawberries, mangoes and cashews topped with an olive oil/lemon vinaigrette dressing. Another low carb meal was a lobster salad with mango chutney. LeBron said he “lost a ton of weight” but didn’t confirm exactly how much. He has since has put on a few pounds and looks fuller but is still very lean. ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst, who enjoys unprecedented access to James, had estimated LeBron’s weight loss at 10 to 12 pounds, but it’s may be closer to 20 pounds based on before and after photos. The 6-foot-8 LeBron, whose weight was listed at 250 pounds last season, actually weighed closer to 270, said Windhorst. James confirmed he now truly weighs about 250 pounds. Was Inspired By Ray Allen’s Paleo Diet Conversion On a radio interview, Windhorst said LeBron was inspired by the dramatic transformation of his former Miami Heat teammate Ray Allen, who got super-fit after switching to the low carb Paleo diet in the summer of 2013. Allen, 39, came back from the summer break in significantly better shape than he was the previous year after adopting a low-carb, sugar-free Paleo diet. The lanky 6-foot-5 Ray said Continue reading >>

4 Month Keto Diet Results

4 Month Keto Diet Results

4 Month Keto Diet Results – Before and After Pictures, sharing my weight loss, video diary and update after 4 months following Ketogenic Diet. Keto Diet Results Today I’m sharing my experience of 4 months of following the Ketogenic Diet. Which is a low carb, high fat diet. The experience, as you’ll see, has been an overwhelmingly positive one. Here are some of my thoughts at the 4 month mark: Down ANOTHER Dress Size The above two photos in the black dress may only be a few weeks apart, but there’s a whole dress size between them. I found the dress at GAP, tried it on and couldn’t decide whether to get it or not. So, I thought about it for a few weeks, went back in and the dress was SWIMMING on me. I couldn’t believe I needed to actually size down! I happily bought the dress and refer to the incident when I’m not feeling my greatest. The scale may move frustratingly slowly, but I’m moving down in dress sizes! Do I Miss Carbs? I get this question a lot, or rather when I mention the diet that I’m following to others, the usual response is “I could never do that, I’d miss carbs WAY too much.” And I’d known myself to say that too in my pre-keto days. I just couldn’t imagine a life without glorious carbs in every meal, snack and dessert. After 4 months of follwing a low carb way of life, I can honestly say that I don’t miss carbs. I LOVE this way of eating. I feel incredible and have no desire to go back to feeling the awful way I used to feel thanks to my carb loaded diet. I’m just not tempted. Kicking Sugar Hand in hand with carbs is sweet, sweet sugar. My super vice. That one has been trickier. Sugar withdrawl sucked at the beginning and it took me a while to see through the haze. Upping my fat definately helped and I relied heavily on fat b Continue reading >>

Long-term Effects Of A Ketogenic Diet In Obese Patients

Long-term Effects Of A Ketogenic Diet In Obese Patients

Go to: Abstract Although various studies have examined the short-term effects of a ketogenic diet in reducing weight in obese patients, its long-term effects on various physical and biochemical parameters are not known. To determine the effects of a 24-week ketogenic diet (consisting of 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g/kg body weight protein, 20% saturated fat, and 80% polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat) in obese patients. In the present study, 83 obese patients (39 men and 44 women) with a body mass index greater than 35 kg/m2, and high glucose and cholesterol levels were selected. The body weight, body mass index, total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, triglycerides, fasting blood sugar, urea and creatinine levels were determined before and after the administration of the ketogenic diet. Changes in these parameters were monitored after eight, 16 and 24 weeks of treatment. The weight and body mass index of the patients decreased significantly (P<0.0001). The level of total cholesterol decreased from week 1 to week 24. HDL cholesterol levels significantly increased, whereas LDL cholesterol levels significantly decreased after treatment. The level of triglycerides decreased significantly following 24 weeks of treatment. The level of blood glucose significantly decreased. The changes in the level of urea and creatinine were not statistically significant. The present study shows the beneficial effects of a long-term ketogenic diet. It significantly reduced the body weight and body mass index of the patients. Furthermore, it decreased the level of triglycerides, LDL cholesterol and blood glucose, and increased the level of HDL cholesterol. Administering a ketogenic diet for a relatively longer period of time did Continue reading >>

1 Year Of Keto, 77% The Man I Used To Be

1 Year Of Keto, 77% The Man I Used To Be

I started Keto on October 20, 2014 and started posting my experiences on November 4, 2014. A lot has happened in a year, Im 77% the man I used to be; so lets do a retrospective. I initially started keto without having done the right research and didnt know what keto flu was or how to avoid it; but I did know that I needed to get my weight under control and get healthy. I never got tested but based on how my body was acting, I was pre-diabetic or at least insulin resistant. Keto was exactly what I needed. I feel this burning desire to make little business cards and hand them out to teenagers that well, look like I did at that age: The changes go beyond just weight loss. For the first time in years the cells in my body have adequate fuel since its not being shoved into fat cells by insulin . I go to a class and dont fall into a carb coma after lunch. My blood tests are awesome and my blood sugar is normalized. Anyway. I started doing Keto using a recipe of ketogenic soylent called KetoFood. Initially with the induction phase one and quickly switching over to the ongoing phase recipe because the induction one was really, really gross . KetoFood served me well for the time but still wasnt very pleasant and had a horrible texture since its primarily coconut flour, chia seeds and raw cocoa powder (with a bunch or oil). To this day I still gag when Ismell chia seeds. In early December after I had been choking down KetoFood for about 6 weeks I was sent a sample of KetoSoy by Ted Tieken. It was far and away so much better than KetoFood I couldnt believe it MIND BLOWN. See, most people do a ketogenic diet using real food (instead of fake hippie garbage ) but I have an unhealthy relationship with food and on top of that, doing food replacement shakes isreally convenient and that Continue reading >>

How I Lost 60 Lbs On The Keto Diet: Before And After

How I Lost 60 Lbs On The Keto Diet: Before And After

After four kids, and various physical ailments in my life, I struggled with my weight. Over the years, my weight slowly crept up. I was confronted with the reality of my weight gain during a routine doctor's visit in early 2015. I was mortified to learn that I had reached 275 lbs. At my height of 5'9, this meant that my BMI was 40.6, putting me just over the edge into the morbidly obese range. I knew that I had to make changes, and make them fast. I started going to Jazzercise and following the Weight Watchers diet, but my weight loss was minimal. The Keto Diet In the spring of 2015, a friend introduced me to the keto diet. I had never heard of it before, but my friend had already lost a considerable amount of weight on it, so I was intrigued. I also noticed that he was able to eat a lot of meat, vegetables, and delicious fatty foods on his diet, which also seemed like a plus. The keto diet is essentially a very low carb, high fat diet. The aim is to get your body into a state of dietary ketosis. You can learn more about how to get started on the keto diet here. My Weight Loss on the Keto Diet As you can see from this chart, I began my keto journey around August 2015. At the time, I had been losing weight slowly but steadily with the Weight Watchers diet. I was about 256 lbs when I started keto. My weight loss on the keto diet was rather dramatic in the beginning. Within the first month I had dropped more than 10 lbs. And I lost another 10 lbs in my second month on keto. I've been told that much of the initial weight loss on keto is water weight. Eventually, my weight loss evened out to 3-5 lbs per month. Here is another chart showing my progress up to June of 2016: Frustrations and Setbacks on Keto During the fall of 2016 I struggled with my weight loss. I went back an Continue reading >>

How Much Weight Can You Expect To Lose In 5 Weeks Eating A Low-carb Diet?

How Much Weight Can You Expect To Lose In 5 Weeks Eating A Low-carb Diet?

That big event you want to look your best for is coming up in just over a month, and you want to calculate how many pounds you can drop before then if you commit to eating low-carb. The answer really depends on the strictness of your low-carb regimen, your age and how much weight you have to lose -- younger men and people with more weight to lose tend to drop pounds most rapidly. An extremely low-carb diet is likely to yield faster immediate weight loss, but a less restricted level of carbs may be easier to follow for five weeks. Video of the Day Why Low-Carb Works for Weight Loss Before figuring out how much weight you can lose, understand why low-carb will help you lose it. First, when you reduce carbs, you cut off a major source of calories -- so you're eating less. On a low-carb diet, you'll probably find yourself eating more protein, which increases satisfaction and takes slightly more calories to digest than carbs and fats. Your appetite will most likely decrease on the diet, too, so you may feel less hungry and have fewer cravings for sweets and other foods with "empty" calories. Eating low-carb also reduces insulin levels. Insulin is a hormone that your body releases in reaction to eating sugars -- whether they come from a can of soda or a bowl of pasta. Too much insulin drives your body to store fat. You also drop a fair amount of water weight when you eat low-carb. One reason is that your kidneys release sodium -- and water -- in response to the lower levels of insulin in your blood. You also lose fluid because the stored carbohydrates in your muscles, also called glycogen, are bound to water, and as you use them for energy, the water is released. An "extremely low-carb" diet contains 50 grams or fewer of carbs per day. This plan leads to the most rapid weight Continue reading >>

Results Of The 30-day Keto Weight Loss Challenge & Giveaway

Results Of The 30-day Keto Weight Loss Challenge & Giveaway

The 30-Day Weight Loss Challenge is over but you can still join us in the new 90-Day Keto Weight Loss Challenge and win an iPad Mini! When I announced the 30-Day Keto Weight Loss Challenge in January, I didn't realise how many people would be interested in taking part. It was amazing to see so many people motivated and determined to get fit & and feel great. Your response to the challenge has been incredible and I'd like to thank everyone for taking part! Based on your feedback, I came to realise two things: Most people would like the challenge to last for longer Giveaways are a great motivator, maybe we need more of them ! :-) So how about starting a 90-Day Keto Weight Loss Challenge? I bet you are all in! ;-) The rules and starting date will be announced soon, so stay tuned. I'll keep you updated and let you know in advance - several times! The reason I don't wan't to start the new challenge yet is because I've been working on changes to my blog including improvements related to organising giveaways. Apart from easier access to giveaways and challenges, this update will add many new features that will make it easier to discover meals based on your dietary preferences. Soon I'll have a preview of my new Blog for you to try and provide feedback. Here are some interesting stats from the challenge: All of the participants lost weight and some of them managed to break through long-lasting weight loss plateaus Weight loss achieved by the participants in this challenge varied from 1.6 lbs to 19 pounds! Don't worry if you didn't lose as much as you would have liked to. Weight loss plateaus are common and there are several factors which play role in weight loss. Don't get demotivated and keto on! Some of the participants tracked their body fat percentage. Losses varied from 1% Continue reading >>

My Ketogenic Diet Success Story – How I Lost 45 Pounds Eating Bacon

My Ketogenic Diet Success Story – How I Lost 45 Pounds Eating Bacon

Gaining weight wasn’t something I was horribly worried about until living on my own during the college years. The idea of a ketogenic diet was years off from my mind at that point as I cooked and ate whatever sounded good at the moment with no second thoughts. It wasn’t until I left for college and ate all of the easy-to-cook pre-packaged meals and pulled all-nighters weekly that the weight started to creep. Don’t even get me started on how it packed on when I discovered bars after turning 21. A refreshing moscow mule sounds fine and dandy until the sugar and calories do their work on your waistline! I talk more about my breaking points before deciding to go Keto in this blog post, as well as a timeline to my weight loss in my About Me section. But, I realized recently that I never explained to people: Why a Ketogenic Diet? I’ve tried nearly every popular diet there is to no avail. Take a look at this picture below. The picture on the far left is near my heaviest weight in 2015. Moving along a good few months, the middle picture was a progress picture after 4 strict months of working out 3x a week with a personal trainer and sticking heavily to a high-protein, moderate carb, and low-fat diet focused on counting calories. This kind of diet left me feeling ALWAYS hungry, constantly tired, and I loathed going to the gym, but forced myself due to paying over $300 a month for someone to tell me what workout to do. After researching diets recommended for women with PCOS, I landed on a Ketogenic diet: eating foods that were high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Standing at 5’2″ and being pronounced pre-diabetic at my Keto starting weight of 168, I decided it was time to give anything a try. How does Keto possibly work? It sounds crazy. How can one lose weight while Continue reading >>

Ketosis Weight Loss Before And After

Ketosis Weight Loss Before And After

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Keto And Cbd Helped This Disabled Vet Lose Over 150 Pounds

Keto And Cbd Helped This Disabled Vet Lose Over 150 Pounds

Two of the biggest trends on the rise: the ketogenic diet and CBD. What happens when you add both to your lifestyle at once? According to Jason Genet, life-changing magic. Jason: Before As a disabled vet with liver disease, Jason has suffered from a lot of pain, and as he told POPSUGAR, "CBD is the only thing I can take." Adding the all-natural, exceptionally powerful herbal supplement has "allowed [him] to get moving." The combination of diet and natural pain relief has been transformative. "The keto diet and CBD are giving me a new lease on life and more time with my kids and wife." It's been a miracle for Jason's pain levels; he can walk for miles and bike for even more miles, and he's joined a gym to help him stay active on this journey. Just 50 pounds shy of his goal weight, Jason is loving the new turn his life has taken. "I eat amazing, too," he said. "That is probably the best part of the new me — I am not eating foods I don't like or don't want." Here's more on how this incredible man has taken control of his health and his life — not just for himself, but for his family. POPSUGAR: What made you decide to start your weight-loss journey? Jason Genet: When the doctor said I had a diseased liver from being overweight, it was a culmination of what I knew — you know you are fat. You know it because they do not give you a booth at your favorite restaurant even if you ask for privacy. You get glares and prayers from people hoping that you are not sitting next to them on a plane. The oncologist was blunt: "Jason, you are dying; you are on the verge of damaging your liver to the point of no return. You won't qualify for a liver transplant. You will need to make changes or make plans for the end." What came up were these three things: keto, no drinking, and stay aw Continue reading >>

3 Month Update On My Ketogenic Diet Experiment

3 Month Update On My Ketogenic Diet Experiment

My next 90 Day Keto Challenge starts soon. Would you like to join me? It includes weekly webinars, meal plans and shopping list, a workbook, and private online support group. For more info, click here. Today marks 3 months of my ketogenic diet experiment. You can read more about my first month and second month if you’re new to this series. How’s it going? GREAT! So well in fact, my twenty year old son has decided to join me. He chose to go keto for general health and well being, and hopefully as a means of preventing diabetes and dementia that are prevalent in our family. What is a ketogenic diet? As a refresher and for those of you who have never heard of this term, a ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, moderate protein, and high fat diet that causes your body to create ketone bodies for energy, from fat. This is a natural and perfectly healthy state for the body to be in. In my first post, I gave links to research that support this if you are concerned or want to know more about the science behind this. Generally, less than 20 grams of carbohydrate per day will cause the body to enter ketosis. My formula is 20 grams or less of carbohydrate per day, 0.8 – 1.0 grams protein per kilogram of body weight per day, and then eat fat until satisfied. This results in a diet for me that is about 3 – 5% carb, 60 – 80% fat, and 15 – 30% protein. How is keto different than Paleo/low carb/Atkins/Whole 30, etc.? There are many different lower carb/higher fat diets out there, but reducing carbs to less than 20 grams per day requires special care and attention. No one following the above mentioned diets will get their carbs below 20 without measuring and weighing their food, or following a very restrictive food list (like Atkins). The exception is Atkins however, sin Continue reading >>

Before And After Pictures Of My 50-pound Weight Loss On Nutritional Ketosis

Before And After Pictures Of My 50-pound Weight Loss On Nutritional Ketosis

That picture of me on the left was taken just before we got on the ship this year for the Low-Carb Cruise in May 2012 when I weighed in at more than 300 pounds. Needless to say, I was quite disappointed with myself at that time because I didn’t look the part of someone purporting to be healthy and fit despite eating a low-carb diet. Frustrated doesn’t even begin to describe my emotions about all of this. But, as I’ve explained before in this CarbSmart column, I was making five basic mistakes with what I was doing in my low-carb lifestyle and correcting those has made all the difference in the world for me. That’s when the concept of nutritional ketosis (instigated by a very high-fat, moderate protein, very low-carb diet) swooped in to the rescue to get my low-carb lifestyle back on track again. I owe a deep debt of gratitude and enormous credit to two of my personal friends and low-carb mentors Dr. Jeff Volek and Dr. Stephen Phinney for sharing so explicitly about the purpose behind getting into nutritional ketosis in their latest book The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance. It wasn’t until I started actually testing BLOOD ketones (using a blood ketone meter) and not the much-less-reliable URINE ketones (traditionally measured by low-carb dieters with KetoStix) that I have been able to experience the real benefits of healthy low-carb living for myself. And it’s made all the difference in the world for me in managing my blood sugar, adequately controlling my appetite and cravings, and lowering excessive body weight while giving me unbridled energy, mental acuity and making me feel like Superman when I lift heavy weights at the gym in a fully keto-adapted, fasted (sometimes as much as 24 hours since my last meal) state. I’ve never felt this amaz Continue reading >>

Keto Diet Weight Loss Rate – How Fast Can You Lose Weight?

Keto Diet Weight Loss Rate – How Fast Can You Lose Weight?

“I have to lose extra weight fast, urgently, right here and right now. I can not wait a minute, otherwise I cannot wear my favorite clothes to a party, wedding, concert etc.” You are familiar with those thoughts, aren’t you? We always wait until the last day, and then we begin to panic and search for a diet for rapid weight loss. You try to water or juice fast, lose 3-5 kg (6.6 – 11 lb) of nothing but water weight and despite what the scales say, you look no different and feel weak and dehydrated. The keto diet is the safest way to lose weight very fast, but just what is the keto diet weight loss rate? Read on to find out. What is the keto diet weight loss rate? I’m sure there are only ketogenic diet followers among my readers. Well, I’m almost sure of that. Some of you have just entered our low-carb club, and you are really wondering – what is the keto diet weight loss rate? After all, you could be in the category of those who need to fit into a sexy dress just next week. Keep track of your progress! Weight loss is easier when you’re collecting analytic data on yourself! Add to cart Select options Select options Add to cart So, let’s find out what is the weight loss rate on a ketogenic diet. First of all we have to figure out how exactly how our calories get burned with a keto diet. The principle of calorie burning is very simple, although to be honest, I do not agree with it. As for me it is complicated. I think everything is very difficult with our bodies. I will explain it with simple words, without bothering your brain with any detailed information. You are definitely in a rush to start doing whatever needs to be done to fit into the same dress. When you live your usual life without any diet your body gets energy from carbohydrates. As soon as you Continue reading >>

My Story: How I Lost 77 Pounds

My Story: How I Lost 77 Pounds

My story begins many years ago. I started my health improvement and weight loss journey in 2008 after a series of health scares forced me to look at my bad diet and non-existent exercise habits. My blood pressure and fasting blood sugar were both elevated, and I started having issues with blurred vision and pain in my feet. That really scared me, as my mother had been diabetic before she died at the age of 63, and I did not want to end up dying young and in pain as she had. So I started paying attention to how I felt after I ate. Armed with my observations, I began to change my diet. At first, I cut out the obvious processed junk foods, and started choosing real foods instead. Out went the boxed and canned stuff, and I started eating fresh meats and vegetables instead. Although my diet was much lower in carbs at this point, and I had removed many of the problematic foods, I still got my chocolate fix in every week, and I was eating bread or corn chips occasionally. Legionella Testing Lab - High Quality Lab Results CDC ELITE & NYSDOH ELAP Certified - Fast Results North America Lab Locations legionellatesting.com Six months into these changes, I felt so much better, I decided to write a website and share the information I had learned about what constituted real food and the difference it can make in your health. I called the website Healthy Eating Politics, since what I had learned about “healthy eating” was the direct opposite of what the federal government and mainstream medicine was saying. I discovered that the low fat, whole grain, high carb diet being pushed by the USDA was making people sick, and that cholesterol and saturated fat were NOT evil foods. The lie that cholesterol and saturated fat cause heart disease was doing a lot of damage to the average America Continue reading >>

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