Belichka Blog — Ketosis
The Superpowers of Almonds Revealed!
The name Belichka comes from the Russian word for "cute squirrel"––so you could say that we’re pretty picky about nuts! But the nut we’re squirrelliest about is the almond.With 2.5 net carbs per one ounce serving, and a majority mono-unsaturated fat, almonds are one of the most keto-friendly nuts. And to top it off, almonds have more dietary fiber than any other nut with 3.5g of dietary fiber per serving! This fiber is important––there’s no shortage of recent arguments that focus on the benefits of a high fiber diet in reducing the risk of metabolic syndrome. Almonds have been shown to lower triglycerides in the blood,...
5 Tips to Get Back into Keto After the Holidays
The holidays provide tons of ways to get sidetracked from your health goals: cakes, cookies, carbs... and insistent relatives as far as the eye can see. Rather than dwell on the damage done, don’t let a setback become a permanent obstacle. Here are 6 tips to snap out of it and regain your keto edge!
Belichka Burn Focus: Why Cacao Butter Helps Melt Fat + BONUS Recipe
One of the key factors for maximizing the benefits of your keto-diet is finding foods that don’t just fit a keto diet, but foods that enhance your ketosis. That’s why for Belichka, it was essential to use the perfect fat in our bars –– cacao butter, organic and fair trade, is that perfect fat. It provides that energy and metabolic edge that will help you crush your day....