Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition (AKA How to Feel Better with Food)

Jun 09, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we know that a ketogenic diet offers many health benefits, including the facilitation of rapid weight loss, but it's possible to optimize the plan with the inclusion of anti-inflammatory foods that mitigate oxidative stress, boost vitality, and prevent disease. 

Many who choose to follow a ketogenic diet will welcome the slimming of their waist, as ketosis eliminates visceral fat around the abdomen, but what good is looking good without feeling good, while using an anti-inflammatory nutrition protocol?

In addition to depleting the body's glycogen stores, once refined sugars and carbs are removed from the diet, 

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The 411 on a Low-Carb Diet for Weight Loss

Jun 05, 2019

We can lose weight short-term on many diets, even a meat-only diet, but cutting out the carbs and sugar and relying solely on healthy fats, protein, fruits, and veggies is often more realistic for sustainable weight loss long-term.

People find low-carb diets beneficial for several reasons, and rapid weight loss tops the list of coveted side effects of the dietary plan. However, composing the right mix of foods on the menu is vital.

There are many health benefits to running on ketones or fat for fuel, but let's face it: a rapid change on the scale after the first week on keto gives a definite incentive to continue living a low-carb lifestyle.

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Should I Eat a Meat Only Diet for Weight Loss?

May 30, 2019

Whether to choose a meat-only diet will have a lot to do with personal preference and your goals, but for some, it is an answer to a lifelong struggle with overweight and obesity.

A low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet often consists of a significant amount of meat products, unless decidedly not, and advises limiting produce to that which resides at the lower end of the glycemic index.

However, those who opt to try a carnivore, meat-only, low-carb diet are advised to eliminate all fruits and vegetables as an initial premise of the diet—a plan that may feel a bit extreme to some. 

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Keto and Yoga - The Optimal Fat Burning Duo

May 28, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we believe a ketogenic diet is a robust protocol to produce weight loss on its own, but it becomes even more effective when coupled with certain forms of physical activity, like the mind-body practice of yoga.

Our diet plays a significant role in weight loss, but adopting a mindfulness practice, doing activities that keep our joints nimble, and getting in a good sweat can contribute to an increased thermogenic effect, which helps to burn fat faster.

There are many variations of the ancient Indian practice, and which will work best for you will have a lot to do with your level of experience, personal tolerance, and your goals.

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How Many Carbs Do You Need Per Day to Avoid Hair Loss?

May 24, 2019

Drastic dietary changes can jumpstart weight loss, but may also cause another result: hair loss. Our team at Konscious Keto has been through this before. The body interprets significant differences in weight and lifestyle as a form of stress, and this can cause thinned tresses.

Although hair loss can be experienced by a small few who begin the ketogenic diet, there are a few best practices to follow to avoid or mitigate excess shedding.

A ketogenic diet is a fantastic approach to eating, as consuming an abundance of healthy fats, as well as low-glycemic fruits and vegetables, is advised and encouraged to ensure followers of the plan receive a broad spectrum of food-based nutrients.

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