I’ve long espoused a fairly low-carb lifestyle for optimal health, but “low-carb” means different things to different people. For some, it means eating the fewest carbs possible, as in a strict carnivore diet or something more like carniflex, a meat-centric approach that strategically includes some plants. For others, it means a keto or Atkins-style diet […]
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Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?
Every “keto for women” forum abounds with stories about menstrual cycles gone haywire in the first few months of keto. Common complaints include: Irregular menstrual cycles Breakthrough bleeding Sudden changes in menstrual cycle length, especially periods lasting much longer than normal Keto critics love to cite these stories as evidence that keto isn’t good for […]