Category: General Blog

A Light at the end of the Tunnel

Today I wanted to follow up on yesterdays blog post about Lizmari by telling you about someone who was able to overcome a similar struggle. If you have not read the post about Lizmari, please click here to read her story before reading about Mary Roberts. I came across a blog post by Mary Roberts…
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A Sad Story Told All Too Often

I came across a story today that got me pretty emotional. It is not a happy story. It is not a story that ends with a smile. It is the type of story that leaves you uneasy. It is the type of story that touches you because you know what it’s like. You wish you…
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Making a Lifestyle Change

At Beta BIOS we talk a lot about making a lifestyle change. Becoming more healthy, happy, and content by committing to a ketogenic lifestyle. We give guidelines on how this is possible in our Active Keto program but it can still be extremely difficult to make complete lifestyle changes. You may agree that changing your…
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Not All Moods Are Created Equal

Most of the time I will go to bed and wake up early. But yesterday, this was not the case. Man, was it hard for me to get out of bed. I had this overwhelming feeling of stress that kept me in. I just found myself feeling so beat down, tired, angry, and sad from…
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Insulin Therapy’s Effect on Metabolic Rate

Today I was watching videos of presentations given by doctors at the Low Carb Conference held in Breckenridge Colorado from the 24th to the 26th of February 2017. First of all, if you are not familiar with this conference I highly recommend checking these presentations out on the Low Carb Down Under YouTube channel. This…
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A Second Look At “Whole Grains”

Just like many doctors out there in the practice, Dr. Unwin (UK) was under the impression that whole-grain, natural brown bread was a great health-food for ill/diabetic patients.[1] If it is natural and whole, what could possibly be the problem? Well, after just doing a little bit of research, he notes how wrong he was for…
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The Ketogenic Diet and Type 2 Diabetes

Today I wanted to share with you an amazing report about an experiment done to test the effects that a ketogenic diet has on type 2 diabetics. The report is titled, “A Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet to Treat Type 2 Diabetes” by Yancy et al. A link to the report can be found at the bottom of…
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Questions About Conventional Recommendations

What is the truth about diet and how has the American food industry has been influenced by special interests? Those are great questions that we hope to answer. We believe there is a serious lack of truth on the market, and we would like to dispel some of the beliefs. You most likely have been…
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Background on the Ketogenic Diet

So what exactly is the Ketogenic Diet that we promote so much here? To start simply, it is an eating regimen that promotes your daily calories come from high fat intake (70%), medium protein intake (20%), and very low carbohydrate intake (5%). While exact amounts will vary per person, this is a general guideline to…
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