Introduction to the Keyto Mediterranean-Style Low Carb Program

Woman using Keyto Health

Ketogenic or low-carbohydrate and high fat (LCHF) diets have increased in popularity recently. Published data have shown that LCHF nutrition is extremely effective for weight loss, prevention or treatment of type 2 diabetes, and many other conditions[1-5]. LCHF nutrition also has favorable effects on biomarkers including fasting glucose and insulin, inflammatory markers, and most lipid…

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Keyto’s Take on Randomized Controlled Trials

Dr. Weiss studying the Keyto breath sensor

In the previous article, we outlined our process to design Keyto, which is a Mediterranean-style ketogenic program. In summary, we used the best scientific evidence to arrive at a program that achieves the metabolic benefits proven with ketogenic diets, while also optimizing for LDL cholesterol levels. After program design, the next step was to find…

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Keyto Program

Keyto Health program

In previous posts, we outlined our method for designing the nutrition principles of the Keyto program. We then described why a randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the only unbiased test to determine its effectiveness. While the Keyto program includes nutrition advice, the more important job was to give users tools to succeed. To benefit millions…

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Keyto’s RCT results

Keyto UBC RCT results

In the previous posts, we’ve outlined how we designed the nutrition principles of the Keyto program, why RCTs are a gold standard test, and what is actually included in our program. In this post, we’ll discuss our RCT results. As a recap, the objective of our RCT was to determine whether our Mediterranean-style ketogenic program…

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Implications of Keyto’s RCT results

Woman using the Keyto app

In the previous posts, we’ve outlined how our Mediterranean-style ketogenic program was designed, and subsequently shown superior to the Weight Watchers’ (WW) program in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). In this article, we’ll discuss the implications of this result. Mediterranean Keto The first implication is that we showed you can get the metabolic benefits of…

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Smart Sweets Review: Every Flavor Ranked

Holding a Smart Sweets sweet fish

Smart Sweets are a lower-sugar alternative to traditional gummy treats. They come in many flavors including gummy bears, sweet fish, and rings. However, do they fit a keto lifestyle, and how do they taste? We’ll dive into both questions in this post. Smart Sweets Ingredients Prebiotic soluble fiber from tapioca chicory root fiber Smart Sweets…

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How To: 3 Easy Ways to Measure Ketones

Measuring ketosis with a breath meter like Keyto

A very important part of success with the keto diet is keeping track of your progress. While you should make an effort to monitor your diet and macros, monitoring your ketones is also crucial. Why? Because knowing your keto level allows you to understand if you’re burning fat as fuel and can also help you…

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The 9 Best Keto Bars – Which Bars are OK on Keto?

The best keto bars hero

A keto bar is a very handy tool that can save you from breaking your keto diet. Keto bars are practical, portable, and can also be very healthy and nutritious. We like to keep a couple keto-friendly bars at our desks, in the kitchen, and in our bags for a quick and healthy meal on…

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Rebel Ice Cream Reviews: Every Flavor Ranked

Rebel ice cream review

OVERALL⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ TASTE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ TEXTURE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ KETO EFFICACY ⭐⭐⭐⭐ VALUE ⭐⭐⭐⭐ What is Rebel ice cream? Rebel ice cream is the newest kid on the “healthy” ice cream block. Packed in novel pastel packaging with whimsical fonts, they aim to be the, “lowest net carb ice cream on the market.” Emblazoned on the lid of each…

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8 Cheap and Easy Keto Breakfast Ideas

8 Cheap and Easy Keto Breakfast Ideas

One of our favorite things about the keto diet is that even though we are on a diet, we get to eat delicious food and lose weight. Although it varies greatly from person to person, a common keto meal consists of 65-70% fat, 10% carbs and 20% protein. Based on those percentages, we have put…

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