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Keto for real people2019-02-28T17:17:12+02:00

Keto for real people

If you haven’t yet heard of a keto diet or LCHF (low carb high fat) diet, or you have some idea but don’t know how to get started, here at keto for real people, we give it to you straight.

All the details on how and what keto means, how to get started and all the information you will need to understand this way of life.

Most importantly we offer advice on a sustainable way of life that will become easy to manage in everyday life. We also show you how eating healthy can be inexpensive and tasty!

So, let’s start off with the basics:

A Keto diet or ketogenic diet and generally a LCHF diet is, in essence, a high natural fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrate dietary plan. The Keto diet has been used medically to reduce type 2 diabetes and there is evidence that it is effective in Autism, epilepsy, cancer and Alzheimers treatments, and most significantly Insulin Resistance (IR)

The single most important thing you can change in your life is the food you eat, meaning your diet. More important than exercise! 

The Keto way is not a diet fad and is NOT a “lose weight in 1 week fast” type deal. Although if you follow keto correctly, weight loss is a benefit to the keto way.

For nearly 50 years Nutritionists got it wrong, low-fat diets are unsustainable and detrimental for your health and metabolism. The science now shows that this so-called conventional diet has been the single reason for increased obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

One brave scientist Dr Tim Noakes went against the grain and spoke out about the industries support of high carb diets and introduced us to Banting.

Noakes amongst others were able to show that the current acceptable healthy diets had their research funded by those who made their money through sugar, carbohydrates and the pharmaceutical industry. In fact, there is an amazing piece of research done in support of the low-fat diet that actually disproves its own theory. Noakes was able to explain this in his book, (Lore of Nutrition). I would highly recommend reading this as it changed my mind instantly and was an eye opener on just how powerful the above industries are in controlling our Doctors.

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Pre Keto Meal Plan: How To Get Started

Getting started on Keto should be a slow easy process. Keto is not a “lose weight by the weekend” type deal. We provide you with the pre keto meal plan here.

At the very least it takes a few days to get the excess carbs out of your system.

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Ketogenic Science

A Keto diet or ketogenic diet and therefore a LCHF (low carb high fat) diet is, in essence, a high natural fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrate dietary plan. Ketogenic science has been used medically to reduce type 2 diabetes and IR (Insulin Resistance) and there is evidence that it is effective in Autism, epilepsy, cancer and Alzheimers treatments.

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My Keto Journey

So, just like you, I got onto google at searched the web, YouTube, books, the lot. And quickly realised that there was a ton of information out there on 7 day eating plans, supplements, and general advice. Putting this all together, I had a rough idea of what to do and how to start.

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Keto Food List

You can get our list of suggested foods that are suitable for a keto LCHF diet here.

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The basic design of Keto LCHF

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FATS

20%

PROTEIN

10%

CARBS

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What Foods To Avoid On Keto LCHF Diets

The main point of the diet is to avoid as many carbohydrates as is possible. As we pointed out in our Ketogenic Science article, carbs are a non-essential nutrient, yet is one of the most abundant in our foods.

Keto Food List

Here's our list of foods that are suitable for a keto LCHF diet. The below table shows the nutrient content per 100g (3,5 Oz).

How Our Bodies Use Carbs

This is how our bodies use carbs: From the moment food enters the mouth, each morsel of nutrition within starts to be broken down for use by the body. So begins the process of metabolism, the series of chemical reactions that transform food into components that can be used for the body's basic processes.

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Common Misunderstandings of Keto

There is a lot of information out there on the Keto diet and LCHF diets, and most of it is very misleading and simply untrue.

Keto is not a “free for all” on eating as much as you want.

It is not, an eat anything with fat in it.

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Before Getting Started on Keto LCHF Diet

There are a couple of basics you will need to start understanding before you start your journey through the keto way.

You need to burn more calories than you consume. This means you will need to understand how your body works and your basic stats.

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