Author Archives: Noline

Noline is a chartered accountant and therapeutic reflexologist who converted to the keto lifestyle after losing 55 pounds without counting calories or starving herself. She is a student of Professor Tim Noakes and the Nutrition Network and feels compelled to share the low carb lifestyle with as many people as possible. She does this at Essential Keto where she shares resources, recipes and her experiences, whilst working on losing that last 10 pounds.


How to Sleep Better When in Ketosis

Tips and ideas on how to sleep better in general and specifically for those of us who struggle to sleep when we are in ketosis.For some sleeping amazingly well is a side effect of keto, for some of us sleep become or remain elusive.  Unfortunately I fall into the latter category and I struggle with insomnia. […]

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How to Put Your Body in Ketosis

People who know how to put their bodies into ketosis will tell you that they do it in one of two ways…They focus on minimizing carbs and upping fat. To that basic principle they may add exercise and intermittent fasting. The second group will tell you they do all the above, but they focus very much […]

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Keto Breakfast Smoothie

A healthy, keto friendly breakfast smoothie to start your day…I start most days with a cup of black coffee and then by mid-morning I have coffee with butter and MCT oil. But some days I really want a rich and flavorsome smoothie. On those days I make a quick and delicious low carb smoothie. One of my […]

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Best Keto Meatloaf Recipes

​Best keto meatloaf recipes for the lover of meatloaf and the skeptic looking for that elusive flavorsome and “this is the best ever” recipe…Meatloaf is one of those adaptable comfort foods.  When meatloaf is good it can be really good, but when it is bad, it can be really awful. I am sure a few of you […]

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Keto vs Paleo

Keto vs Paleo… Which lifestyle is best for you? The ketogenic and paleo diets are two of the most popular diets in the world at the moment and I would say for good reason. Both have developed to the point where they are seen as healthy lifestyles rather than diets. Both of these approaches to healthy eating has […]

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Omega PowerCreamer: Butter Coffee Made Easy

Butter Coffee the easy way…People all over the world are discovering the many health and weight loss benefits of adding butter and healthy fats to their morning coffee. Starting the day with high-quality fats instead of carbohydrates provides sustained energy, maximizes the antioxidants already present in coffee or tea, and keeps your body burning fat for […]

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MCT Powder with Prebiotic Acacia Fiber

​MCT powder to support ketosis…Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCT) are an important supplement in the keto lifestyle, as they naturally help achieve and maintain the state of ketosis in the body. Typically, MCTs are available in liquid form, either alone or blended in combination with other fats. However, Zhou Nutrition is now offering MCT Oil in a powder form. If […]

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