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Archive for the Micronutriants Category

Anti-Inflammatory, High Omega-3 Seafood Breakfast

At MyKetoPal, we chose seafood, in particular fish to play a starring role in our breakfast. Yes, you read right; we’re talking about eating fish for breakfast. Seafood-centric low carb brain-foods are main staples in self-healing focused MyKetoPal breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes. We strongly believe in the

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Fruits, Vegetables and Our Health

What is the role of fruits and vegetables in Ketogenic Diet?   We all know that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables has a variety of health benefits. Several studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition state that the higher the consumption of fruit and vegetables the

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Cow’s Milk Contraversy

Stay Away From Drinking “Conventional” Cow’s Milk   Drinking cow’s milk is very healthy for baby cows. However, it is not necessarily healthy for humans. Many people are aware of the glycemic index, and cow’s milk actually has a low glycemic index, which is a good thing. However,

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Potassium and Ketogenic Diet

Why is potassium critical for ketogenic dieters?   The most commonly deficient mineral (not just on low-carb diets) is potassium. While adults are encouraged to consume 4,700 mg of potassium every day, EDR (Estimated Daily Minimum) for potassium is around 2,000 mg for healthy adults.  However, people on a

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Understanding the Electrolytes

The Electrolytes How does potassium work & what does sodium have to do with it? Potassium is one of the ‘key electrolytes‘ we need for the proper function of many of our body systems. In the absence of sufficient levels of potassium, our certain bodily functions break down.

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What Is Potassium? Why Do We Need It?

What is potassium and why can’t we do without it?   Potassium, a chemical element, is one of the three primary minerals known as ‘essential minerals‘ (others being sodium and chloride – regular table salt). Same as all essential minerals, potassium is critical to our body. Our

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