Understanding Low Fat vs Low Carb

There are many celebrities that swear by the ketogenic diet.  That’s not surprising since it works!  It is very popular with the likes of Megan Fox, Mick Jagger, and Adriana Lima being fond proponents of the diet. However, do you know what the real difference is between a ketogenic diet and a low fat diet … Read more

Eating Well, Staying Healthy


So on my ‘Getting Real’ page I documented my change in lifestyle that resulted in a weight loss that I have been able to maintain since. But I thought it was about time that I devoted a page to the details of what that lifestyle change actually meant. I always thought I ate a healthy … Read more

Olympic Athletes Brag About High-Fat Diets. Take It With a Grain of Salt.


On Monday night, 17-year-old American phenom Chloe Kim dazzled audiences with thrilling flips and turns that earned her a gold in women’s halfpipe. She also charmed Twitter following as she chronicled her food intake. Kim isn’t the only athlete who has showcased her love of high fat food while performing amazing Olympic feats: Sometimes, it … Read more

Ignoring the mainstream myths about low-carb ketogenic eating


I have always thought of myself as a congenial person who doesn’t pick fights. I have learned through many years of public interactions that, usually, the most effective way to handle most issues in life is with rational, unemotional calmness — and kindness — if at all possible. But, sigh, sometimes it’s not easy. Recently, … Read more