It may be obvious or maybe it’s not but – is the Carnivore Diet keto? Firstly you may be wondering what is the Carnivore diet? Popularized by Dr Shawn Baker after his appearance on the Joe Rogan Podcast, the carnivore diet is a meat based diet. More than just meat based it’s more “anti vegan” as in not eating anything from the plant world. There’s often talk about “meat based”…Read More
OMG I’m having a keto person over for dinner!
Don’t panic. Keep calm. It shouldn’t be that hard to cater for them. The easiest thing to serve is meat or fish and salad. Meat should be plain with no sugar based seasoning. Think of a BBQ. Yes even most sausages should be fine (just find ones which have less than 4 grams of carbohydrates per serving). For flavor and seasoning salt, pepper, garlic, herbs and spices are fine. Cook…Read More
What is a carb or carbohydrate?
What is a carb or carbohydrate? On the Is it Keto? website, we use the term carb interchangeably with the word carbohydrate. We’ve also heard it shortened to “carbo”. But those people are just strange. So we use carb when we are feeling lazy. A carbohydrate is one of three macro nutrients available in food. The others are protein and fat. Carbohydrates are either a sugar, fiber or starch in…Read More
What is keto?
What is keto? The use of the word “keto” is about the ketogenic diet. The diet is based on getting your body into a ketogenic state. The ketogenic state can usually be achieved by eating less than 20 or 25 grams (or less or more!) of net carbohydrates per day. By asking “What is keto?” it usually means what food fits into a ketogenic diet. Generally for a whole food,…Read More