The Keto Diet

Lemon & Poppy Seed Loaf Recipe

Lemon & Poppy Seed Loaf Recipe

Lemon and poppy seed cake is one of my ultimate weaknesses, this would always be my top choice in a coffee shop and at our bakery. So when I turned keto, finding a delicious ketogenic alternative was an absolute must. I’ve made different variations but this one is my favourite and so easy to make – no faffing! When I make it no one else in my family gets a bite – hopefully you are much more restrained then I am when it comes to this cake… Hope you enjoy this as much as I do! Slices:  8-10    Prep...

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What is the ketogenic diet?

What is the ketogenic diet?

If you've found Keto Hana then you probably already know the answer to this question. BUT there is a lot of misleading or outright incorrect information cluttering the internet so we've done our best to lay down some of the basics here. Danger Carbs A body fed a carbohydrate heavy diet will rely on blood glucose to provide its energy. This is the metabolic state known as glycolysis and is the norm if you follow a typical western diet. If you eat pasta, rice, potatoes, refined sugars then your body will depend entirely on sugar for its energy. Ketosis is...

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The benefits of a ketogenic diet (science warning)

The benefits of a ketogenic diet (science warning)

The benefits people report anecdotally from eating a ketogenic diet are even more wide ranging and astonishing than those discussed here. However, we've narrowed our list to that have been properly studied and researched. As always, just a note to say that no one at Keto Hana is a doctor. We've compiled the below information from various sources who know a lot more about this than we do (Dr Dominic D'Agostino, Dr Peter Attia, Professor Tim Noakes and Miriam Kalamian all publish on and discuss the ketogenic diet in immense detail). You should always consult with your doctor before making any changes...

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What are the best ketogenic foods?

What are the best ketogenic foods?

Calculating your macronutrients can be annoying and at times impractical. It helps to have an idea about which foods you can generally eat without thinking about it, and which you should avoid. We've set out three lists we eat by below: (1) good to go (2) approach with caution; and (3) off the wagon. A precautionary note: no one at Keto Hana is a doctor, these things work for us but that does not mean that they will work for you. You should always consult with your doctor before making significant dietary changes.  Good to Go These are the cornerstones of...

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