Is the ketogenic diet effective?

For the ketogenic diet, we do not need to say a lot, it’s a diet where you need to consume very low carbohydrates for a long time in order to achieve the so-called ketosis, a process where the body breaks down fat to meet its energy needs. If you read at many forums and blogs, you will find that many people are positive and hyped about the ketogenic diet. Last week, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study, where sheds more light to the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet [1]. Continue reading “Is the ketogenic diet effective?”

Coffee with butter increases cholesterol

A relatively new trend, is to put butter in coffee to make an “upgraded” version (also known as Bulletproof Coffee), saying that this coffee contains antioxidants, good cholesterol, vitamin K2 and omega-3 fatty acids, contributing to good brain function, strength and immune system, and there are many who release their own versions of this “upgraded” coffee. But eventually, this type of coffee does more harm than good. Continue reading “Coffee with butter increases cholesterol”