A low carb, ketogenic diet seems overwhelming to some people at first. They read the research, the plans, the books, the outlines, etc… but somehow still manage to end up confused about what to eat. While I find keto to be one of the easiest diets to create meals on, I totally get how it can seem overwhelming when starting.
This question comes up quite frequently, and I’m going to stay away from answering it in terms of absolutes. The notion that there’s one diet that works best for everyone is pretty ridiculous, so we just won’t go there.
We’ve been fighting this notion that “a calorie is a calorie is a calorie” for some time now, but it looks like the establishment may be finally understanding the implications of its own research. In a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the authors discover that when calories are consistent across people, the group on a high fat, low carb diet burned 300 more calories per day and had a significantly higher resting energy expenditure (REE):
Yeah, paleo meets Starwars with this delicious chocolate. I based my recipe off Chocolate Covered Katie’s recipe on her blog, except I skip the vanilla and use stevia to sweeten. I also splurge for the Organic Peruvian cacao powder, and add some coconut shavings to create a low-carb chocolate option that’s keto-safe and paleo-friendly.