Jenna Jameson / Instagram: @jennacantlose Earlier this month, Jenna Jameson revealed a 57-pound weight loss on Instagram, noting that she attributes the body transformation to the keto diet. Now, the former adult film star and mom of three took to Instagram again to share that she's recently taken up intermittent fasting on the keto diet, too—and she says it's working out for her. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below As Jenna, 44, wrote in her recent post, it's not uncommon for people on the keto diet to also work in some intermittent fasting: "I absolutely was not sure about this," she said. "Some keto peeps swear by it, others say it’s incredibly hard." Jenna says she started intermittent fasting in order to break through her weight-loss plateau, adding that she typically fasts for a 16- to 18-hour period. "I’ve done it two days now, stopping at 6 p.m. and eating again at 11 a.m.," she says. "This is absolutely doable for me."Jenna's particular brand of … [Read more...] about Jenna Jameson Is Now Intermittent Fasting On The Keto Diet
I don’t know what my actual starting weight was. Somewhere around 195 pounds, probably, though it could have been more. I just remember seeing that number on the scale—and then not wanting to look again.Growing up, I was always just an average weight. Sure, I had gained a little weight in college from stress, but nothing dramatic. But then I found myself in a toxic relationship—I was often depressed and resorted to eating my feelings. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below I also did a lot of binge eating when I wasn't feeling happy with my life or myself (I only have a few "before" photos from this time because I rarely let anyone take pictures of me). I grabbed anything tasty to make me feel better: ice cream, pizza, candy—and to be honest, I have no idea how much I was actually eating. Getting out of my toxic relationship was a turning point for me. For the first time in a while, I started feeling happy with myself and my life—and I was able to lose … [Read more...] about ‘The Keto Diet Helped Me Lose 60 Pounds’
At first glance, the keto diet and intermittent fasting don't seem like they have a ton in common.One drastically changes what you eat (the keto diet includes eating mostly healthy fats, with fewer proteins and carbs), while the other changes when you eat (intermittent fasting typically cuts you off from eating for 16 hours each day, but lets you eat whatever you want for the other eight). Advertisement - Continue Reading Below They do have a common link, though: ketosis. That state—when your body starts burning fat for energy instead of carbs—can be achieved two ways, says Kristen Mancinelli, R.D., author of The Ketogenic Diet: by fasting or by following a ketogenic diet. The Ketogenic Diet amazon.com $11.44 It makes sense, then, that the two get tangled up from time to time—but will doing them together help you burn even more fat...or is it even more restrictive than keto alone?Why would you do intermittent fasting on the keto diet?Basically, … [Read more...] about Should You Be Intermittent Fasting On The Keto Diet?
Health It’s not easy to stop eating carbs, but the latest fad diet, ketogenics, calls for the complete elimination of the food group. The idea is that your body will go into a state of ketosis, a process that burns fat and helps shed pounds. The complete elimination of all bread, pastas and even some fruit, can be tricky for most people. So a new and less restrictive form of the keto diet has emerged, called keto cycling. There is no exact definition of what keto cycling is, but the gist of it revolves around adhering to a strict ketogenic diet for five or six days, and then one day per week as a cheat day, when you can eat carbs, Australia's News AU reported. Vegetables being weighed on a scale. A new version of the keto diet allows for at least one day of carbs per week. Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images Recommended Slideshows 51 50 Healthy Foods That Are Secretly Unhealthy 51 50 Facts About the Human Body You Probably Didn't … [Read more...] about Not Exactly The Keto Diet: What Is Keto Cycling And How Does It Help With Weight Loss?
I started competing in pageants at age 4, and eventually became the number-one pageant trainer in the country. My industry comes with extreme pressure to be thin, so, for a long time, I worked hard to keep up appearances.That all changed when I got married in 2014. It was wonderful—I felt like I was finally able to relax, after meeting someone who loved me for who I was on the inside, not just the outside—but I also lost interest in my healthy, active lifestyle. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below My life felt like a constant celebration—constantly eating out or having a few cocktails each night—which was a whole lot of fun, but not good for my body (or emotional and mental health). A lower back injury from a car accident around this time also made workouts painful. Basically, it was the perfect storm. I slowly fell into a rut—and the thing about ruts is that one day you just wake up and you're there.Here's the thing: I knew exactly why I was gaining … [Read more...] about I Switched From Veganism To The Keto Diet And Lost 60 Pounds