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What Snacks are Keto Friendly?

Snacking is for everybody, keto or not! Although keto enthusiasts find few premade snacks in the grocery store, there are many natural ingredients that make perfect keto snacks. Keto snacks are also much healthier than the alternative, since they are all sugar-free whole foods. Some of the best keto-friendly snacks include: Nuts Seeds Nut Butters Olives Avocados Eggs Cheese Yogurt Celery Sticks Nuts Nuts are high in protein and often contain omega-3 fatty acids, the same healthy fat you find in fish. Each kind of nut has its own nutritional profile, but the following are all keto friendly and highly nutritions: almonds walnuts peanuts hazelnuts cashews pecans: YES, pecans are both nutritious and keto-friendly. Try our delicious, sugar-free Keto Friendly Pecan snacks, new in...

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What is the Nutritional Value of Broccoli?

Broccoli! You either love it or you hate it. President George Bush, Senior, was famous for his disgust at the leafy green vegetable. But he was missing out on a healthy food source. Broccoli is something of a nutritional miracle, as it is jam-packed with nutrients. At a Glance: Nutritional Value of Broccoli 1 cup of broccoli contains: 31 calories 2.5 grams of protein 6 grams of carbs 2.4 grams of fiber 1.5 grams of sugar .4 grams of fat Vitamins C, K1 and B9 Potassium, Manganese, and Iron Protein Protein is an important macronutrient, and it helps your body grow and repair tissue. Protein also helps you stay full for longer, because it suppresses the hunger hormone ghrelin.  Vegetables...

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What is the Nutritional Value of Cauliflower Pizza Crust?

Cauliflower is good for you. Like broccoli, it is high in fiber, low in carbs, and chock full of valuable vitamins and minerals. But what about cauliflower pizza crust? Does turning it into a crust change the nutritional value? It depends on how you make the crust, but in general, the nutritional value of cauliflower pizza crust is still high. Few other ingredients are added, which in any case tend to add more nutritional value. At a Glance: Nutritional Value of Cauliflower Crust We know our own cauliflower pizza crusts pretty well, so here is the nutritional profile for a 1/3 crust (56 grams): 93 calories 7 grams of protein 2 grams of carbs 7 grams of fat 2 grams...

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Do Carbs Cause Inflammation?

Not all carbs are created equally. "Unrefined" carbs can be found in whole grains and vegetables – like spinach and tomatoes – and contain all their original nutrients.  If you enjoy a modern Western diet, you probably eat a lot of refined carbs. And there’s also a good chance you feel pretty lousy a lot of the time- fatigue, nausea, and headache. You might ask yourself: do carbs cause inflammation? There’s a connection here. Fatigue, nausea, and headache could all be a result of inflammation. And inflammation, in turn, can come from the refined carbs in the modern diet. So do all carbs cause inflammation? Well, it’s not so simple. Refined carbs, like white bread and french fries, can cause inflammation. With traditional,...

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Is Gluten Free Pizza Keto?

If you’re on the keto diet, you know you can’t eat carbs. And you also know that gluten free products are made without wheat, which is one of the most common carbohydrates. Does that mean gluten free products, like gluten free pizza, are keto friendly? It turns out there is no single answer to this, because there are many different kinds of gluten free products. Recipes for gluten free pizzas may include several different kind of non-wheat flours, including: Almond flour Rice flour Potato starch Tapioca starch Some of these ingredients are keto friendly, while others are not. In this article, we will tell you how to find out if your gluten free pizza is keto. Not all gluten free...

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