Tips & Advice

Navigating Chinese Food on a Low Carb Diet

A common, everyday greeting in Chinese is ‘ni chi fan le mei you?’, which translates to ‘have you had anything to eat?’ Food is central to Chinese culture, and at no point is it more apparent than during the Chinese...

/ February 15, 2018

A Comprehensive List of Low Carb Research

A common criticism of low carb approaches to nutrition is that there is insufficient research. With my colleagues in the low carb and ketosis community, I've helped compile this comprehensive list of low carb research so that you can see...

/ January 31, 2018

Why Most New Year’s Health Resolutions Fail—And How You Can Beat The Odds

For millions of Americans, the start of a new year means finally starting their New Year’s resolution. A 2017 survey of 1,129 American adults revealed that 41% usually make a New Year’s resolution.1  That means 100 million Americans are poised...

/ January 5, 2018

Top 10 Sugar-Free, Low Carb Holiday Recipes

The holidays can be a difficult time to adhere to a low carb lifestyle. Potlucks, holiday parties, and ubiquitous cookies and desserts can create added temptations. Below are 10 of our favorite low carb, sugar-free recipes. Try bringing one of...

/ December 19, 2017

Keto Holiday Guide

15 Tips for Thriving Throughout the Holidays From holiday parties to events year-round, these tips are sure to help throughout the party season. The holidays are a time to enjoy with family and friends–and to stay focused on your goals....

/ December 19, 2017

To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes, Flip the Food Pyramid Upside Down

“Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive disease,” I used to tell my Type 2 diabetes patients. The best I could do was encourage them to eat right and to exercise, while adding more and more prescriptions over the...

/ December 13, 2017

3 Tips for Protein Consumption on a Low Carb or Ketogenic Diet

Dietary protein is necessary to maintain and preserve structures and functions of the body – like muscles, heart, liver, and kidneys. Here are some tips to help you avoid a few common mistakes, which can deter your progress toward achieving...

/ December 11, 2017

3 Reasons It’s Harder For People With Type 2 Diabetes To Lose Weight

Approximately 90% of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese.1 While obesity often contributes to the development of diabetes, the bigger driver of weight gain is the high insulin levels that are found well before the diagnosis of diabetes....

/ December 1, 2017

Reversing Diabetes 101 with Dr. Sarah Hallberg: The Truth About Carbs, Blood Sugar and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

You may have heard a lot about type 2 diabetes – but do you know what it actually does to your body? In this video series, we’ll explore the causes of type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it. How...

/ November 28, 2017

Dawn phenomenon: what is it, what causes it, and how do you fix it?

The dawn phenomenon, sometimes referred to as the “dawn effect,” has earned its name from the recurrence of elevated blood glucose (a.k.a. sugar) around the hours of waking, roughly between 4-8 AM. This is largely caused by hormone changes, and...

/ November 27, 2017