The Beef and Butter Fast

Apr 24, 2019

Fasting is a cornerstone practice for many on a ketogenic diet, but most do the intermittent variety using standard macronutrient targets which still include low-glycemic carbohydrates (e.g., blueberries, zucchini, cauliflower, etc.).

However, there's a new approach on the block to trigger rapid weight loss on keto—the Beef and Butter Fast (BBF), which is essentially a zero-carb dietary method, commonly used as a short-term remedy to breakthrough stubborn weight-loss stalls.  

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The Konscious Keto Guide to Salt

Apr 22, 2019

Ketone salts are a dietary supplement we use daily at Konscious Keto to increase ketone bodies and achieve ketosis faster, especially for times when we’ve pushed our carb macros beyond the limits and need aid to return to ketosis quickly.

But a variety of nutritive salts play a significant role in maintaining well-being on a ketogenic diet and we’ll detail which are ideal for those living a low-carb, high-fat lifestyle in our nutrition guide to different salts, below.

While many followers of a ketogenic diet boast about the increased feelings of energy and mental sharpness when using ketone salts, medical researchers are unsure of which form of ketone bodies is most...Read More

Help Heal Your Thyroid

Apr 20, 2019

Proper hormone function is central to every aspect of our health, and thyroid vitality contributes significantly to the body's intricate and symbiotic hormonal ecosystem. Here at Konscious Keto, we follow our own protocol for protecting the thyroid function that we think will help you.

Maintaining thyroid health, in addition to that of all the body's other hormonal systems is essential because it is primarily responsible for regulating metabolism, energy, sex hormone health, and even fertility.  

When well rested, fed quality nutrition, and in the absence of stress, thyroid health may remain good.

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10 Minute Keto Meals You’ll Love

Apr 18, 2019

Health consciousness appears to be on the rise, and we at Konscious Keto are taking note. Our society is making better food choices with more accessible, high-quality nutrition information, and the role it plays in our overall well-being.

But workdays packed to the brim with to-do items to tackle, the struggle of work-life balance in our non-stop culture, and other miscellaneous demands of adulting can make healthy meal prep a challenge.

Let's face it; if eating healthy is too complicated we won't stick to it long-term. Once the initial excitement of getting healthy fades, we'll likely return to less healthy eating habits out of convenience.

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How to Stop Keto Hair Loss

Apr 16, 2019

The number on the scale may reflect a reduction in weight on keto, but the extra strands you might notice in the sink a few months into the plan could indicate a loss you never expected. 

You are not alone - some of our team at Konscious Keto went through the same issues.

Many embark on a ketogenic diet to release excess body fat, and the lifestyle is an excellent way to do just that, but some on keto experience hair loss when transitioning to fat-adaptation and nutritional ketosis.

Fortunately, the hair loss experienced by those starting to eliminate carbs and increase fats is short-lived.

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