It’s been a while since I posted. It isn’t that I forgot about or abandoned this blog. I’ve been wanting to post for some time now. But I knew the next post had to be the big reveal on what the diet is. I wanted to get it right. But I came to realize after 2 weeks of stalling that it will never get done if I don’t just take a stab at it. I accepted that this won’t be the 100% primer for this diet (or shall I say “lifestyle” since a diet might imply that it is a temporary change) and I may miss some very important points along the way, but the good thing about a blog is I can dive into the fine details in individual posts. So if you have questions, ask them in the comments and I’ll either answer them there, in a series of blog posts, or both.
Anyways, if you want to know the science, read all the sections. It is a very long post (probably will be my longest ever) but I encourage you to understand it all and empower yourself (otherwise you may just be seen as someone following another “fad diet”). Otherwise, skip to the bottom to read what my diet consists of. But make sure you come back and read all the sciencey stuff later!
Addendum 2018 – Inspiration: It’s worth it to take care of yourself.
Since the original writing of this article (originally written in 2012, I’m adding to this post now in 2018), it has been read by many ketogenic newcomers. Since this post should serve as your guide to what a a ketogenic is and inspire the curious to explore more, I’m adding this progress animation that I posted in a 2013 update.
- From the 2013 update: A Year Later & We’re Still Losing It