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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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Keto Diet vs Paleo for Weight Loss

Keto and paleo are two popular reduced carb diets. The main difference between them is the amount of carbs they allow. Paleo is low carb, but keto is zero (or near zero) carb. Both diets can help you lose weight. But depending on your goals and your environment, one might be better than the other. The difference is like running a sprint vs running a marathon. Keto may help you lose weight faster, but it can be harder to stick to. Paleo, on the other hand, is easier to stick to, but might not cause you to lose weight as fast. How does keto help you lose weight? On a strict keto diet, you can’t eat any carbs. Normally, your...

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The 6 Best Vegetables for Keto (and 3 to avoid)

It’s no secret that you should be eating vegetables. All vegetables, in moderation, come jam-packed with loads of vitamins and minerals.But if you are on the keto diet, you need to be extra careful. Not all vegetables are good for keto. But some of them are very good!

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Keto vs Paleo: Which diet is right for You?

You might have heard of Keto and Paleo, two popular diets these days.  On paper, they look pretty similar. Both are healthy alternatives to the modern, unhealthy Standard American Diet (SAD).  But there are important differences between the two diets. Let’s break down the Keto vs Paleo distinction and find out which diet is right for you. Keto The Keto diet is a modern invention. It was first used to treat epilepsy patients in the 1920’s, and is still used for that today. The term “Keto” comes from the scientific term “Ketosis”, a state in which the body burns fat instead of carbs. Ketosis naturally occurs when you fast for a long time or literally starve yourself. Eventually, the body...

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