Nutrition for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In order to get a more adapted approach of nutrition tailored to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Grappling Insider speaks with two qualified nutritionists who are also high-level BJJ athletes: Krzys Dk, a brown belt with a masters in nutritional public health, and Dean Kirk a licensed nutritionist and purple belt. All of the information that follows... Read more

Vitamin D Deficient?

The importance of Vitamin D is not lost on you if you've ever worked in a building with few windows and little access to the outside.  Check out this article by Honey Colony concerning Vitamin D and its benefits: Vitamin D Benefits: Sunshine Helps Protect Your Health There was a time when the majority of... Read more

Bread…the evil carb…

Bread is a notorious diet-buster. The flavor, texture and high carbohydrate content make it difficult to stop eating bread once you've started. In fact, many people undergo a chemical process while eating bread that triggers them to eat more and more. It's no wonder many diets advise us to stay away from bread, especially bread made from refined white flour.... Read more

Lowering Cholesterol

Back in December I received some troubling news regarding my latest lipids panel.  I'd been concerned about it for years, and have a genetic predisposition to high cholesterol.  After about 6 months on a ketogenic diet my lipids were a bit out of control.  Of course, the ketogenic diet did exactly what it is designed... Read more

Surviving the post-keto diet

Disclaimer:  I am not a nutritionist or doctor...my ideas are based upon my own keto experience and research.  What works for me, may not work for you. How do you keep your weight down after you quit the ketogenic diet?  Regardless of why you quit, there can be some challenges with stabilizing your weight loss to... Read more