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Ketosis and alcohol - can you drink on a keto diet?

Ketosis and alcohol: can you drink on keto?

As the festive party season fast approaches, a common question raised by my clients is ‘Am I able to have an alcoholic drink whilst on the ketogenic diet?’ So I thought I’d put together all of my thoughts around ketosis and alcohol and share it with the rest of my followers.   For starters, let take a look at what happens to our body when we consume alcohol. When we drink alcohol, it gets absorbed very quickly into our bloodstream via our stomach and small intestine. Alcohol is toxic and as a result, the body tries to get rid of it as...

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Keto eggnog

Boozy and Delicious Keto Eggnog

Eggnog is a festive favourite in our household and Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without it! The premixed version available in the supermarkets is loaded with sugar. We live a ketogenic lifestyle and choose not to consume sugars anymore so this version is a complete no go!. After experimenting with some ingredients, I’ve invented my own version, a keto eggnog, and i must say, it tastes great! Christmas is no longer cancelled because we can all have our keto eggnog and keto-on! It’s super quick and simple to make and you can make this as alcoholic as you like!   Of...

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Surviving the festive season whilst on the ketogenic diet

With the festive season approaching, it can be easy to lose grip of your focus when it come to both diet and exercise. ‘I can start again after Christmas’, ‘new year, new me’ -  I’ve heard them both dozens of times from clients and a former version of myself prior to my keto days! I used to see Christmas as a big green light to go out and binge on carb-heavy, sugar-loaded processed crap. Chocolate for breakfast on Christmas morning anyone? Yes, we’ve all been there before! I’d then spend the whole of January feeling yukky and angry with myself...

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