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MCT Oil: Benefits and Use

MCT Oil: Benefits and Use

You must have seen gym goers taking MCT oil or you maybe wondering what MCT is. It is usually taken with smoothies, bulletproof coffee and salad dressings. And is popular among people looking to build muscle and stay lean due to its excellent properties. What is MCT (medium-chain triglyceride)? Medium-chain triglycerides are a type of fat that is found in certain foods, such as coconut oil, palm oil and dairy products. It is most commonly extracted from coconut oil, as…

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Keto Fever: Symptoms & Remedies

Keto Fever: Symptoms & Remedies

If you just started following a ketogenic you might experience a flu like symptoms. Ketogenic diet as you know is very low in carbohydrates, high in fat and moderate in protein. For someone new, this drastic change in their diet can lead to a flu like symptom which is caused by the body adapting to a new diet. When you cut out carbs completely, your body starts breaking down fat for energy. This huge metabolic shift and can come as…

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5 Reasons Why You’re Gaining Weight

5 Reasons Why You’re Gaining Weight

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world. Although weight gain is largely a result of eating behavior and lifestyle, some people are at a disadvantage when it comes to controlling their eating habits. Weight gain happens when you take in more than you expend, and weight loss happens when you use more than you consume. How much weight a person gains or loses also has a lot to do with the individual’s metabolism the process by…

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Why You Should Consider Following A Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss.

Why You Should Consider Following A Ketogenic Diet For Weight Loss.

Ketogenic diet has gained popularity in recent years and for the right reasons being an excellent way to reduce weight. What is a ketogenic diet? Basically a ketogenic diet is an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet with an “adequate” amount of protein. Our bodies normally burn carbohydrates for energy. When we eat fewer amounts of carbs, our body starts breaking down stored fat and puts our body into a metabolic state called ketosis. When this happens, our body becomes incredibly efficient…

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