How Can I Tell if I’m in Ketosis?

This is a common question that we get in our practice. You want to know if you are “doing it right”. There are several different ways to monitor ketone levels. This includes urinary, blood and breath ketones. There are three forms of ketones in your body, and these are evaluated with these different methods. Urinary…

Try, Try Again!

Do your children stick up their nose to the steamed broccoli you prepared for dinner? Don’t be discouraged- this is a normal response. On average, it takes 10-15 different exposures to a food for a child to start to accept it. Research has shown that introducing a new food (like a veggie) with a food…

Ketogenic Products

This blog post is to help give guidance on some products that are available specifically for the ketogenic diet.  These products are ones I have tried myself and what I have found to be good items.  Please note that you do not have to buy these products to be healthier nor are they necessary to…

KETO Potato Salad

Cook Time: 10 min, Prep Time: 30 min, Yields: 8 servings, Serving Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower cut into small florets 1/3 cup diced celery 1/3 cup diced onion 2 hard boiled eggs chopped 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard ½ tsp garlic powder Salt and…

Basic Ketogenic Grocery List

The ketogenic diet has been the theme for our blog this month!  We hope that our posts can help answer some questions and give insight on this special diet.  For me, the trick to starting any new diet or lifestyle is making that first grocery store trip.  This trip is initiated with the intention to…

Ketosis Q&A

The ketogenic diet has been a hot topic in the news lately. But what does ketosis really mean? Nutritional ketosis is a dietary approach where the focus is on high fat, very low carbohydrate, and moderate protein. With a very low carbohydrate intake, your body will burn fat for fuel, the byproduct of which is…