Similarities, differences, and which is better for your goals.
The keto diet and a low-carb diet revolve around the same basic idea: Reduce carbohydrate intake to lose weight and improve health. Both diets are popular, both have been scientifically studied, and they share many pros and cons.
There are some weeknights when dinner has to be fast and familiar. No trying out that new recipe, no dinnertime acrobatics. On those nights, it’s a backpocket recipe you’re reaching for—one you pretty much make with your eyes closed.
I gave up grains a few years ago, and I’ve never felt better. Now, this isn’t me preaching to you to eat like I do—we all have to find the eating style that works for us as individuals. For me it’s mostly paleo, and low-ish in carbs (paleo isn’t necessarily low-carb, but that’s a topic for another day). But definitely no grains for me, thanks.
That classic breakfast from childhood—cereal, toast and juice—today would have us asleep in a carb coma by 10 am. Here are some ways to get yourself going in the morning minus the carbs but with plenty of nutrients to fuel your day.
There’s no question that the ketogenic diet is generating lots of buzz (just search for #keto on Instagram; you’ll see nearly 4 million entries). Put simply, a well-designed keto diet is a sustainable eating plan that helps people free themselves from carbohydrate dependency.
You can add zing to the avocado with a bit of wasabi paste. We drizzled the finished salmon with Balsamic glaze and a sprinkling of sea salt.