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4 Best Keto Pizza Crusts to Buy: Our Take

Pizza is undeniably one of the most popular food items in the United States. According to the Washington Post1, the average American individual consumes 46 slices of pizza per year.  But yes, pizza can be very unhealthy — especially commercially made pizzas that typically contain high levels of salt, fat and sugar in their crusts.  If you’re on a keto diet, you might be interested to find out more about healthier alternatives to traditional pizza crusts. After all, the crust does constitute the entire surface area of a pizza, and replacing it with a healthier, gluten-free alternative can enable you to continue enjoying pizzas whilst sticking to your diet.  In this post, we take a closer look at four of the best keto...

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Is Cauliflower Pizza Crust Keto?

Pizza is a popular food, whether you do keto or not. But traditional pizza is off limits for keto dieters. The crust is made out of wheat flour – a big no-no for keto. Keto enthusiasts need not worry. There are many good substitutes for traditional pizza crust. Perhaps the most popular is cauliflower pizza crust. But cauliflower pizza crust is not made out of just cauliflower. If you bought or made such a crust, you might be wondering: is cauliflower pizza crust keto? What makes food keto? There’s really just one property that makes food keto: zero (or near zero) carbs. The whole point of the keto diet is to enter ketosis, a fat burning state that starts when...

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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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