Dyani Nitsu, RD, LD

Dyani is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based out of San Francisco, California. She earned her degree in Nutrition from Stony Brook University of Medicine and has been practicing clinical nutrition for 4 years now. She also organizes nutrition and cooking classes in her community and is passionate about empowering people around her with well-informed diet choices to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Is butter keto friendly?

Is Butter Keto-Friendly?

When you start following the keto diet, there are a number of dietary changes that you need to make. And one of the first things you’ll need to ditch is the carbs. But while going virtually carb-free is a no-brainer on the ketogenic diet, certain other foods need to be closely looked at. The name …

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Bacon is keto-friendly

Is Bacon Keto-Friendly?

Is there anything more tasty and delicious than bacon? But because of its high fat and caloric content, it should probably be avoided when trying to lose weight, right? No, not necessarily. We’ve been fed this myth about “high fat” and how it has been contributing to the obesity epidemic. Instead, it’s actually the high …

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arrow roots are good for keto diet

Is Arrowroot Keto-Friendly?

If you’ve been dabbling in the ketogenic lifestyle, you’ve probably been looking for substitutions for traditional high-carb foods and ingredients, including those that you cook with. More specifically, there are plenty of no- and low-carb flour options available that you can bake with and substitute for conventional wheat flour and cornstarch. Since wheat and cornstarch …

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Is agave keto-friendly?

Is Agave Keto-Friendly?

Avoiding sugar while following the ketogenic lifestyle is a no-brainer but it can be tough to completely ward off sweets in the name of maintaining ketosis. Luckily, there are plenty of sugar substitutes available that help keep blood glucose levels at bay while still providing a certain level of sweetness. Many of these sweeteners are …

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Is Celery keto-friendly?

Is Celery Keto-Friendly?

Trying to find vegetables that are low in carbs can be a challenge when following the ketogenic diet. While there are plenty of healthy veggies out there, not all of them are necessarily low in net carbs. But celery isn’t one of them. Low in carbs and calories, celery makes a great addition to the …

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How To Get Back Into Ketosis After a Cheat Meal?

Getting right back into ketosis after a cheat meal is vital to your success in losing weight for good. Above all things, you need to be as consistent with your eating plan as possible, which means keeping those occasional cheat meals for rare or special occasions.

Is Squash Keto friendly? Let's find out!

Is Squash Keto-Friendly?

Certain types of squash can be relatively starchy, have higher levels of carbs than other lower-carb veggie options and not fit for the ketogenic diet.That said, as long as you keep your quantity to a minimum, there’s little reason why you can’t include it in your keto diet.

Fat Fast on Keto Diet

Fat Fast on Keto Diet: The Ultimate Guide

If you have hit keto plateau and are finding it extremely difficult to lose weight due to metabolic resistance to weight, the fat fast might work for you. This fasting technique makes you get rid of as much glucose-producing foods as possible while also ensuring that the ketone level take up the slack.

How to get rid of keto flu?

Keto Flu: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

I experienced keto flu when I first started this diet, and it surely wasn’t fun. Sometimes the symptoms can be so uncomfortable, it can be tempting to throw in the towel, especially when you’re just starting out on the keto diet.

You can get rid of dry mouth during ketosis by drinking more water

How to Get Rid of Dry Mouth on Keto Diet?

Losing weight on the ketogenic diet is not the only symptom you experience. In addition to the shedding of unwanted fat, you may also experience dry mouth. But don’t fret: getting rid of dry mouth during ketosis is easy.

Ketogenic Diet

10 Symptoms That You Are in Ketosis

While your body undergoes biological adaptation to the ketogenic diet, it can often be hard to know whether you are in ketosis or not. Here are ten common symptoms of ketosis to look out for, both positive and negative.

keto fast food

How to Eat Fast Food on Keto Diet?

Sometimes, you just need to know how to eat fast food when you’re doing keto. No matter how much you try to pre-plan and control your life, there will be times when you need to grab a quick bite to eat.

Sour Cream on keto

Is Sour Cream Keto-Friendly?

With a lot of healthy fat and minimal carbohydrates per serving, sour cream is keto friendly. It’s tasty, low on the glycemic index, and is a great way to fill your dietary needs while sticking to a state of ketosis.

Itchy Rash

Keto Rash: Causes, Remedies and Treatment

Keto rash usually presents itself as redness on the skin, as well a sensation of itchiness. It is the inflammation of the skin whereby a red, itchy rash can appear, more commonly around the neck, chest, back, shoulders, and armpits.

hair loss on keto

Keto Hair Loss: Causes and Remedies

Loss of hair on keto diet can be very disturbing, but it isn’t something that you need to be overly concerned about, unless you have a medical condition, such as thyroid issues, undiagnosed gluten intolerance, or alopecia areata.

egg fast on keto diet

Egg Fast on Keto Diet: Rules, Meal Plan and Recipes

Egg Fast is a very restrictive diet that consists of only eggs, cheese, and butter, or other healthy fat. It works great if you have accidentally gotten kicked out of ketosis, have full glycogen stores, or want to get into ketosis super fast to kick-start your new low-carb diet.

best nuts for keto

Best Nuts for Low-carb Keto Diet

A handful of the best nuts for keto diet can provide you with a ton of important nutrients that are important for good overall health, including magnesium, selenium, and manganese.

Kidney Pain on Keto

Kidney Pain on Keto: Causes and Remedies

Being on a ketogenic diet can sometimes cause certain levels of kidney pain. While you’re fueling your body with something other than blood-sugar-spiking carbs and completely transforming your body composition, you may experience kidney pain on the keto diet.

Best MCT Oil for Keto

Best MCT Oil For Keto – Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

MCTs provide plenty of energy without the addition of calories to your body that you do not need. If you’re serious about maintaining an optimal weight, increasing energy, and mental clarity on a keto diet, you should start incorporating MCT oil in your daily diet.

Fast Keto Diet

How To Get Into Ketosis Fast (In 24 Hours)?

If you’re thinking about giving keto a try, there are fast and easy methods to make the transition less painful and more enjoyable. In fact, you can be in ketosis in as little as 24 hours and on your way to meeting your weight-loss goals.

Best keto-friendly protein bars

8 Best Keto-Friendly Protein Bars

While a certain amount of protein is certainly important for overall health, too much protein can kick you out of ketosis. Luckily, there are low carb keto-friendly protein bars that you can eat and keep your ketogenic diet needs in balance.

There are a few keto friendly chewing gums you can pop to get rid of bad breathe and dry mouth

5 Best Keto-Friendly Gums For Bad Breath

Before you reach for the nearest pack of gum, you should understand that not all gums are created equal. Keto-friendly gums keep your mouth moist and help to freshen the breath without getting you out of ketosis.

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