Dr Phil McAllister's Latest Posts

Dr. Phil Shares: Staying Keto over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but for those following a diet, the holidays may stir up stress and anxiety around food. The ketogenic diet is not the most “social” diet, but there are ways to stick to it, even in the most daunting of times, such as holiday celebrations. If you can’t […]

| December 22nd 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: Insulin Resistance Causes and Symptoms

One in three North Americans—including half of those age 60 and older— have a silent blood sugar problem known as insulin resistance. Insulin resistance increases the risk for prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and a host of other serious health problems, including heart attacks, strokes and cancer. What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin resistance is when cells in […]

| December 18th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: The Impact of Ketogenic Diet on Body Composition During Resistance Training

Ketogenic protocols have become an important therapeutic option for a variety of health issues including weight management, cardiometabolic dysfunction, and epilepsy.1 The potential of the ketogenic diet (KD) to help optimize body mass has important implications for the reduction of metabolic syndrome and its related chronic disease aspects such as heart disease, fatty liver, and […]

| December 13th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: Should You Work Out With a Cold?

When you’re feeling under the weather, does activity help or hinder? Most experts agree you can still work out when you’re sick — as long as you listen to your body and not push it. Keep in mind, everyone’s tolerance level for colds and sniffles varies — one person feels like they can sustain a normal […]

| November 12th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 8 Great Things About Exercising at Lunch

Between work, social obligations and general life responsibilities, it can be difficult to fit everything into one day. That often leads to healthy activities like working out being relegated to extracurricular status and never becoming part of your routine. Given all that, squeezing in a lunchtime workout might seem impossible. And yet … below we’ve […]

| October 8th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 10 Keto Recipes to Satisfy Your Cravings

Livin’ La Keto Loca Creative cooking for the keto lifestyle When it comes to a ketogenic diet, it’s no surprise that many of your favorite foods are off limits (e.g., sugary treats, carb-filled breads and pastas, etc.). And for most people, that’s enough of a deterrent to stay away from keto altogether. Don’t write it […]

| October 6th 2018

Dr. Phil Shares: 10 of the Best (and Worst) Workout Buddy Types

rward… but there are more soulmates in your life than just your spouse. There’s your work husband/wife — that person in your office whom you tell everything. Then you have your book club bestie who loves the same characters and hates the same novels you do. And of course, your workout buddy — the one who […]

| October 2nd 2018