Keto Lifestyle

Mediterranean

Golden Φ of nutrition

  Mediterranean diet became extremely popular in the past two decades. Many scientific studies have shown that this might be the healthiest diet in the world! It was conceived from the traditional eating patterns of Mediterranean countries, such as Greece, Italy, Spain, Croatia, and southern France. It’s based mainly on […]

Americans

Dear Americans… What in the world?

Before I start this open letter, let me say that personally, I love Americans! An American was my best man at the wedding and I have many friends that come from the Land of the free. I love the music, literature, movies. In fact, all the great things that American […]

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Ketosis and how to get back on track after festivities

Have you been kicked out of ketosis during the winter festivities? Some of us are as strict as Spartans. No celebration or invitation to a social event will change the Keto routine for those warriors. On the other hand, some of you are new to Keto lifestyle. maybe you don’t […]

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Keto in the world of postindustrial era

Do you think you are reading articles about problems of modern society way too often? On the other hand, maybe we don’t talk about it loud enough, or at least brave enough. Is it obesity, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, depression, or is it just unbearable stress? When you start taking care […]

Orange

Orange and Keto! Is there a way to make some peace?

The “orangish” country Even though orange is not a Mediterranean fruit originally, (we got it from China) in the past century it became the symbol of southern European countries. Many Mediterranean recipes are including orange juice, orange peel, orange bloom water or even orange seeds. In Greece, they can be […]

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Psyllium, medicinal herb and keto binding agent

Psyllium and its double power As you already might know, this amazing plant called psyllium is used as a binding agent for baking with nut flours. As with many things in life, it got its name from ancient Greek word psýllion, psyllíon, a derivative of psýlla flea. To my ancestors, the seed […]

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My journey from classical Mediterranean diet to Keto

Growing up in a Greek kitchen As most of the people who grew up in the area of Southeast Mediterranean basin, I was raised believing that bread and pasta should be the base of every meal, definitely not something keto friendly. Especially in Greece, the Mediterranean diet is determined to […]