If you’re like me, there is nothing better than sinking your teeth into a nice juicy burger. Grilling, frying, or ordering at a restaurant—give me a perfectly cooked burger, and I will give you back an empty plate. Of course, hamburger meat is part of a ketogenic lifestyle. The bun that it comes on however, is…

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You made the decision to adapt to a Ketogenic Lifestyle. This is great news— you have made the first step in improving your metabolic health! I struggle calling this way of eating a “diet.” Diets can end up failing and adapting a ketogenic lifestyle can be sustainable. Once your body transitions from burning sugar to…

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You may have heard from people or you may have read some unflattering stories about the dreaded keto flu. What is it? Why does it happen? How do I overcome this? “Keto flu” is a reaction your body may go through when switching from burning sugar to burning fat. This can occur after a few…

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You have just walked into your grocery store. You are committed to following a ketogenic lifestyle. Where do you go from here? Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated! Simply put: Shop the Perimeter! Most items that are found in the aisles are riddled with extra carbs and hidden sugars which will throw you out…

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If you are just beginning a ketogenic diet, you are probably asking yourself, “Is this sustainable for the long-term?” Before I try to answer this question, I prefer to call this a ketogenic lifestyle and not a diet. Diets tend to be short-term; and more often than not, tend to fail. One of the greatest…

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Metabolic health and metabolic syndrome. What is it and why is it so important? Metabolic conditions include the following: • High blood pressure• High fasting blood sugar• Excess body fat around the waist• Low HDL• High Triglycerides Metabolic syndrome is defined as having any 3 conditions listed above; however, any one of these conditions can…

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I have been a pharmacist for over 20 years. The first 10 years of my career began working as a retail pharmacist. Between the long hours, demanding customers, constantly short-staffed, no lunch breaks, trying to explain how to properly use an inhaler to someone in the drive thru, and barely enough time to run to…

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