Metabolic resistance, metabolic syndrome, slow metabolism…
These terms are often mentioned as indications for low-carb and Keto lifestyles. But what do they actually mean?
Let’s look into these terms in more detail – and consider whether understanding them can actually help in your weight loss efforts.
Keep reading “Metabolic Syndrome vs Slow Metabolism”
Fat vs protein on Keto – what’s more important? Some people claim fat is the key macro to watch. Their mantra is “You must eat fat to burn fat”.
Others will bite your head off if you suggest this (I don’t want to point any fingers but it’s mostly people from r/keto subreddit). They will tell you firmly that “Fat is not a goal” – and you should only watch carbs and protein.
So what’s the deal? Let’s look into this. Keep reading “Fat vs protein on Keto”
“Clean Keto” vs “Dirty Keto” is the latest debate amongst the adepts of ketogenic lifestyle. So what does clean Keto actually mean?
Keto diet is not owned by any one author or company. So there are no strict “canonical” definitions. New concepts and ideas just sort of emerge from the Keto community and get propagated online on Keto websites and social media. Keep reading “What is Clean Keto?”
Started Keto – but struggling to get into ketosis? You are not alone.
Most people make the switch within 1-2 weeks. But for some of us, it takes much longer.
And the transition period is not exactly fun. Your body is still craving carbs, so you are very likely to experience tiredness, sugar cravings and possibly also the infamous Keto flu.
Is there anything you can do to get into ketosis faster? Yes! Here’s a quick guide to simple steps you can take to break into ketosis faster. Keep reading “How to Get into Ketosis Faster”
Keto Diet is growing more popular, with millions of devoted followers singing its praises.
One possible downside of this popularity is unrealistic expectations. As a first-timer, do you know exactly what to expect?
The truth is, Keto is not all plain sailing – especially in the beginning. For most people, it has to get worse (temporarily!) before it gets better.
Keep reading “Keto Diet: What to Expect”
On Keto and struggling with sugar cravings? It’s a common problem, especially in the beginning.
Keto helps to break your addiction to sugar, so some Keto dieters manage to avoid this problem. Their desire for sugar simply goes away once they are fully Keto-adapted.
But for some of us, sugar cravings continue to persist after weeks – or even months – of Keto. Keep reading “Sugar cravings on Keto: How to fight back with supplements”
Almond flour, ground almonds, almond meal… Are they all the same? Unfortunately not.
As I have discovered through trial and error, there are a few things you need to watch out for. Especially if you are an enthusiastic low-carb baker who uses almond flour all the time.
The article explains the differences between ground almond product variations. Keep reading “Almond Flour and Ground Almonds – Same or Not? “
Dear Readers of Low Carb Support blog,
Low Carb Support website has now been officially renamed to Carbophobic!
Website redirects are already in place, so if you are reading this, then you have already reached our new domain at carbophobic.com.
So why did we decide to change the name?
Keep reading “Our website name has changed!”
Do you often indulge in low-carb cakes, Keto bars and other sweet treats? Well, they are sugar-free – so it’s not a problem, right?
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case – at least for some of us.
We are all different. Sweeteners and similar products can have adverse effects on some of us, but none whatsoever on others.
Keep reading “The Dark Side of Sweeteners”
Finding a diet that works for you isn’t easy. Many weight-loss diets are unconcerned about your long-term health.
Keto diet ticks all boxes. It is great for weight loss and beneficial for your overall health – plus it makes you feel great physically and mentally.
The benefits of Keto go far beyond weight loss. It can truly revolutionize your wellbeing and long-term health.
Keep reading “Can a Keto diet benefit your health?”