salt shaker for keto diet

Can You Have Too Much Salt on the Keto Diet?

On the ketogenic diet, food intake is high in fat and low in carbohydrates. Going keto helps put your body in the state of ketosis, where the body relies on fat instead of carbohydrates for energy. Salt is neither carbohydrate nor a fat. We are told that too much salt,...

keto diet and diabetes

Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe for Diabetics?

The ketogenic diet has become so appealing at present that more and more people are giving it a try. And rightly so. It provides a plethora of benefits while being effective at weight loss. However, it would be good to identify whether there is palpable link between keto diet and...

keto diet and brittle fingernails

The Keto Diet and Brittle Fingernails

Being on a keto diet is the latest fad diet. Everyone wants to lose weight but don’t want to change what they eat. Some people find themselves miserable with changing the content of their diet. But with the keto diet, people find themselves completely comfortable with it. Why? People still...

Himalayan Salt Lamps

Do Himalayan Salt Lamps Really Work?

At one point, having a Himalayan salt lamp had become a fashion trend. People would buy a large chunk of Himalayan salt that people would fashion into a lamp. By installing a light bulb inside, the heat released by the light bulb would then melt the Himalayan salt which would...

BMI and Body Fat

BMI vs. Body Fat

Measuring your BMI and body fat are two ways to measure your fitness level and current risk for certain health conditions. Both the BMI and body fat measurements can tell you a lot about the condition of your body. Because using the BMI or the body fat percentage have their...

BCAA vs. Creatine

BCAA vs. Creatine

BCAA vs. Creatine, which is better? Two of the most utilized supplements particularly in the bodybuilding world are BCAA and Creatine. Both enjoying massive popularity, some fitness enthusiasts stick with BCAA while others are perfectly comfortable with Creatine. So which between the two is actually better? Here is a BCAA...

Zinc Oxide Benefits

Health Benefits of Zinc Oxide

Zinc oxide is a mineral that has been long used in making various products. Packed with so many uses and benefits, it is also being combined with cosmetics since it has several benefits that can help the skin in so many amazing ways. Over the years, zinc oxide has already...

Juicing and Blending Benefits

Juicing vs Blending

One of the most frequently asked questions in the kitchen would be ‘Which is better: Juicing or blending?’. Either of the two, you can still enjoy the benefits it has since what matters is that you’re getting the nutrition and vitamins that you need. What’s the difference between juicing and...

Ketosis

How to Get Into Ketosis

A ketogenic diet is high in fat, and low in carbohydrates and protein. Going into ketosis makes your body look for other sources of fuel when carbohydrates are low. Even if the ketogenic diet has been around for nearly a hundred years, researchers currently still do not really know how...

Milk Thistle for Weight Loss

Milk Thistle Benefits for Weight Loss

Milk thistle is a plant used in herbal remedies to treat liver and gallbladder diseases. Its main active ingredient is silymarin, which has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral properties. While there are studies that support some uses of milk thistle, it is not considered a cure-all. Frankly, there is not enough...