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Category: General Blog

The Need for Community

What makes keto difficult? Would you want an alcoholic to quit the booze addiction on his own, alone?  How about expect the pornography addict to resist the temptation sitting alone in his apartment? Of course not! You would expect both to get help through love, not solitude. Through friends, family, and other support groups, we…
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Food Addiction?

Worried about food addiction? Is there such a thing? Or is it some made-up diagnosis? Let’s dig down to find out, shall we? Before we begin, I want to start with a thought experiment. Imagine a world where we gave out cigarettes to kids during recess. Or how about a world where we give kids…
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From Frustration to Accidental Health

Have you ever been so frustrated you stop eating? It was right towards the end of winter when we visited Breckenridge for a weekend we have been anticipating for months. It was the beginning of March, and some might even consider that the very beginning of spring – but certainly no one could make that…
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Vegetable Oil: Friend or Foe?

They tell us to use more vegetable oil… Is their motivation pure? Who is “they?” Hmmm, good question. The American Heart Association gives a long list of oils they claim are “better-for-you.” They are all highly polyunsaturated fats made in a factory – like sunflower, corn, and soybean oils. Then they go on to say:…
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Better Moods with Ketosis?

Can Ketosis Fix Your Moods? Have you ever felt depressed? Maybe it is not just a once-in-a-while kind of thing. Maybe it is a constant occurrence kind of thing… Whatever the source of your sadness is, a ketogenic diet is sure to be the answer. Hear us out. While it may sound too good to…
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Tips for Intermittent Fasting

Why don’t more people try fasting? Just the other day, I was wondering why more people don’t try intermittent fasting. I was taking a walk in the beautiful hills of Colorado to clear my head, and I was thinking about all of the wonderful things that come with a ketogenic diet. That also happened to…
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An Accidental Slip?

What should you do when you slip up on the diet? We have certainly all been there – sometimes more often than we like to admit. So let’s talk about some strategy for dealing with it when it happens! The story of our fall usually goes a little something like this… (I talk in terms…
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A Tale of Reversing Diabetes

An inspiration for all of us to follow Prediabetic? Mother of 11? Working full time? Duped with lies about health? Loss of hope for a longer life? Sounds like a lot to handle… This is the true story of Ruth, someone with an incredible tale to tell. She had a lot on her plate –…
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What Really is “Diabetes”?

Diabetes is more than some diagnostic term… Okay, so you’ve been diagnosed with “diabetes.” What the heck does that even imply? That is a great question because it’s a little harder to define than one might think. It’s more like some nebulous idea than a tangible and focused disease. Would you agree? That’s why we…
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Long-Term Strategy for Success

Do You Struggle to Follow the Diet? The ketogenic diet is simple in concept but can be difficult in practice. The road is not always paved with success. Have you ever wondered… “How are people so disciplined on this ketogenic diet?” “No carbs at all?!? But they are just so addicting.” “How am I supposed…
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