Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic or “keto” diet is an eating plan that derives most of its calories from fat and some protein, with extremely low carbohydrate consumption. The goal is to push the body to metabolize fat rather than glucose in order to lose weight. Burning stored body fat—the aim of a keto diet—is called ketosis. First developed in the 1920s to treat pediatric epilepsy, the keto diet is in wide use in American popular culture. Choosing a plan for eating is highly personal and should always be considered in consultation with a healthcare professional. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

The Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet

A lot of diets come and go, but for the most part, we live by the idea that if there aren’t vegetables at the heart of one, it can’t be that great.

Tools and Tips for a Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet

Approaching any new way of eating—whether it’s learning cheese is not your friend or trying to cut out gluten to see how you feel—is tough.

A Sit Down with Dr. Will Cole, Functional Medicine Practitioner

Dr. Will Cole's work has gained such a following because it is informative, practical, and addresses many ‘hot topic’ health issues facing people today such as thyroid issues, autoimmunity, and hormonal dysfunctions.

I Tried This Trendy Plant-Based Diet for My Inflammation—Here’s What Happened

Will Cole talks about the evolution of his health journey that started when he was a student in college.

Want to Try Keto But Don’t Eat Meat? Introducing the Ketotarian Diet

When someone says the words "ketogenic diet," the first things that come to mind are probably butter, bacon, and avocados. That's because the trendy diet has a rep for being heavy on the animal-based fats.

I’m a Cardiologist & I Tried a Vegan Keto Diet. Here’s What Happened

I have long been a proponent of plant-based diets. In fact, I have been following one for 42 years, 30 of which I have been a cardiologist. In particular, I have taught, written about, lectured on, and prescribed plant-based diets naturally low in fats and generally without oils.


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