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Ketogenic And Metabolic Disease

 How does Keto Treat Metabolic Disease? The standard American diet is carb-heavy, and science shows a high-carb diet can constantly elevate insulin and blood sugar levels, which can reduce the body’s ability to use insulin properly. The ketogenic diet benefits metabolism in numerous ways. Going keto lowers insulin levels, which can be helpful for blood […]

Keto and Neurological Dysfunction

The role of a well formulated ketogenic diet in neurological dysfunction Brain cells (neurons) are completely different than any other cells in our bodies. Neurons thrive on something called “action potential”. An action potential is an excitatory stimulus for a nerve cell to fire an order; whatever that order is to that specific nerve cell […]

7 reasons why most people fail on the Keto Diet

Dieting hard, yet the scale won’t budge? It can be disheartening. Especially when it feels like you do everything right, and the scale does move – but in the wrong direction. What to do in these cases of “stubborn” fat? The best solution is often the ketogenic diet. No hunger, No cravings, No belly fat… You can […]

Joseph E. Sleiman, M.D.

Dr. Mynie Peterman proved the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet in treating epileptic seizures back in the 1920’s. Despite its salubrious effect on patient’s health and their seizures, Pharma managed to promote medication use and their horrible side effects to treat seizures instead. Thus, the diet tenure was short lived. The Keto diet continues to […]

Low-Carb Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Ingredients (makes 16 servings) Crust: 1 cup pecans, ground (100 g/ 3.5 oz) 1 cup almond flour (100 g/ 3.5 oz) 4 tbsp coconut flour (32 g/ 1.1 oz) 1/4 cup granulated Erythritol or Swerve (50 g/ 1.8 oz) 1/2 tbsp cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp sugar-free vanilla extract 4 tbsp melted unsalted butter (60 ml/ 2 fl oz) Cheesecake filling: 2 1/2 cups cream cheese, softened (600 g/ 21 oz/ 1.3 lb) […]

What is Healthy Weight Loss?

How many of us have fallen for fad diets or scam programs promising easy and fast weight loss? Unfortunately, these typically fail to help people keep the weight off long-term. And the reason for this is clear. The foundation of successful and long-term weight-loss boils down to healthy dieting and an increase in physical activity, […]

Keto Czech Meatballs

Ingredients (makes 4 servings) 1 lbs. ground pork (20% fat) 1/2 cup almond flour 1 medium onion cloves garlic 1 tbsp Dijon or wholegrain mustard 1/2-1 tbsp caraway seeds 1 tbsp dried marjoram tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp ghee or lard 1/2 tsp sea or pink Himalayan salt (or to taste) […]

Spicy Beef Keto Hot Pockets

Filling: 1/2 small brown onion (35 g/ 1.2 oz) 2 garlic cloves (6 g/ 0.4 oz) 1 tsp ghee or butter 300 g ground beef (10.6 oz) 1 – 2 small chile peppers, chopped (10 g/ 0.4 oz) 1 tsp coconut aminos 1 tsp Sriracha sauce (you can make your own Sriracha) 1/4 tsp sea salt, or to taste 1/4 tsp black pepper, or to taste […]

Lose weight while feeling full

While adopting an eating style that lowers your calorie intake is critical to healthy weight loss, one process goal involves enjoying healthier foods through such practices as Keto. To Dr. Sleiman, Keto is more of a lifestyle change than a diet. The body is an engine; carbs are the gas that makes it move. Limiting carbs makes the […]