Gabriel Machado

Gabriel Machado is engineer, blogger and fanatic for any health related subjects, specially on the realm of diet and nutrition. After having your life changed following a low-carb diet, became a keto-freak trying to spread the Ketogenic Lifestyle message to all over the world.

Cacao vs Cocoa, what is the difference?

Cacao and cocoa may sound similar, but both of them are unique when it comes to taste, nutrition, and cost.  If you’re unsure if you should buy cacao or cocoa, check out these differences below so you can make a well informed, choco-licious decision! CACAO Cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume, which means it is raw …

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Vaping, e-cigarettes and ketosis: how is it going?

For those not familiar, an electronic cigarette (e-cig or e-cigarette), personal vaporizer (PV) or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is a battery-powered vaporizer which simulates the feeling of smoking, but without combustion, commonly called “vaping”. The user automatically activates the e-cigarette by taking a puff, other devices turn on by pressing a button manually and they come in many variations, some even look like …

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Carbohydrate Content of Medications for Patients on the Ketogenic Diet

CARBOHYDRATE CONTENT OF MEDICATIONS FOR PATIENTS ON THE KETOGENIC DIET DRUGS ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING CLASSES: ANALGESICS/COUGH & COLD ANTIBIOTICS ANTICONVULSANTS ASTHMA/RESPIRATORY AGENTS GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS (GI) MISCELLANEOUS PAIN MEDICATIONS SUPPLEMENTS (ELECTROLYTES, MINERALS, VITAMINS) ——————————————————————————– ANALGESICS/COUGH & COLD ACETAMINOPHEN: Tempra Infant Drops 100mg/ml: made by Mead Johnson no sugar glycerin 0.18 gm/ml saccharin 10 mg/ml Tempra Syrup 160mg/5ml: …

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Guidelines for Drug Selection in Patients on the Ketogenic Diet

The following data has been compiled as guidance to be used when prescribing for children who are on the ketogenic diet.  Whilst best efforts have been made to ensure accuracy and completeness of the list, USERS MUST ENSURE THEY CHECK DETAILS WITH MANUFACTURERS, PHARMACISTS OR MEDICINES INFORMATION DEPARTMENTS AS APPROPRIATE. The information given relates to details declared by manufacturers.  The …

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Ketogenic White Chocolate Recipe

Following a strict ketogenic diet is something that requires some care to get the desired success to stay in ketosis. Limiting foods, particularly industrialized, it is something we have to deal with all times, however as human, we crave for some sweet things like white chocolate (in my case). Thinking about this, I tried to develop a recipe that was ketogenic, …

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Clean Workout: How to keep Germs and Bacterias away at Gym

You attend the gym to maintain your health and fitness, but what you don’t often consider is that gym equipment can harbor thousands of germs, acting as a hotbed of bacteria that can be harmful to your health. In order to maintain your physical health and also protect yourself from infections and viruses, follow our guide to cleaning gym equipment. …

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Miracle Cauliflower Rice Recipe (Ultra Low Carb)

The Miracle Rice or “Shirataki” Rice is a ultra low carbohydrate rice substitute made from a mix of Konjac Yam pasta and the Cauliflower Rice. The final result is a much softer and bulkier consistency than the cauliflower rice per se. We can say this mixture complement each other, making this substitute very close to a regular rice, perfect for any ketogenic low …

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New Blog Feature: Grid for Recent Posts

We just implemented a new feature on the Ketogenic Experience blog, now we can view the latest posts in a GRID format on home page. This new feature will facilitate the whole site navigation, prioritizing topics of your interest. So now you can go directly to the post you want, no more need to wait the “slider” animation. This new feature is …

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Cream Cheese Keto-Pancakes Recipe (4g Net Carbs)

To celebrate the #PancakeDay, we decided to make a new experiment developing a new/modified recipe of ketogenic delish with only 4g NET CARBS so all keto-dieters can celebrate without any guilt. For this recipe variation, we opted to add 1/2 scoop of Whey Protein (about 8g to 12g of protein added, depending on the brand used) for a firmer consistency of …

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Gingerbread Cake Ketogenic Edition Recipe

Always searching for the perfect low-carb cake recipe. Since I began to adopt the ketogenic lifestyle, I have been looking for substitutes for palatable delights filled with carbohydrates such as cakes, breads and pasta. As much as we try, it is difficult to reach the same softness that wheat can offer in the dough, howeever we can use coconut flour …

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