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What is the Difference Between Keto Shake and Keto Activate?

What is the Difference Between Keto Shake and Keto Activate?

by Lauren Garcia -

Both of our signature keto products, here at Konscious Keto, have something in common, premium ingredients, and never any artificial fillers.

Still, each offers unique health benefits, and we'll share more on those subtle differences below. 

What is Keto Activate?

You may be aware of the many health benefits of elevating ketone levels by reducing carbs and refined sugars in your diet.

From improved mental clarity to enhanced energy levels or appetite suppression to make weight-loss less taxing—ketones are the centerpiece of any effective ketogenic diet. 

Our bodies naturally produce increased levels of endogenous ketones in the absence of carbs and refined sugars in our diet.

However, including an exogenous ketone supplement, like our chocolatey Keto Activate, is an excellent addition to any keto regimen to increase ketone production and offer a significant jolt of energy throughout the day.

Plus, a recent study (c1) showed that exogenous ketone supplements, like Keto Activate, can aid in helping us achieve nutritional ketosis.

Also, whether using exogenous, BHB, ketones as a pre-workout boon of energy to maximize performance or to assist in mental sharpness and endurance to power through hectic and long workdays, it's a secret weapon of many who choose to live a low-carb, high-fat lifestyle.

Plus, adding Keto Activate into your weekly meal plan is easy. Whether you choose to add our BHB supplement to your morning coffee, blend it with coconut milk and ice to make a satisfying smoothie, or keep it super simple by adding Keto Activate to some cold water in a shaker cup and mixing on-the-go, you're all set.

Our scientifically-developed proprietary blend of exogenous ketones, primarily BHB (Beta-Hydroxy-Butyrate) based, can also help you enter or return to the metabolic state of ketosis faster.

Plus, BHB-based ketones are an excellent source of clean fuel that can keep you energized all day, without any blood sugar crashes or pesky jitters.

Besides, Keto Activate's nutritional composition is non-GMO, contains no harmful hormones, is free of toxins, and contains no artificial flavors or coloring, just clean ingredients to support optimal health on a ketogenic diet.

Also, Keto Activate contains sweeteners like stevia and monk fruit that won't compromise ketosis.

Plus, our premium blend provides a proprietary triple-blend of calcium, magnesium, and sodium (sea salt), and natural chocolate flavor, in addition to high-quality BHBs to support even the most active keto lifestyle. 

Supports a Fasting State  

Also, with only one net carb per serving, and well-designed macronutrient composition, drinking Keto Activate won't break your fast and can help make intermittent fasting easier, especially when getting started.

Sip on a creamy BHB-infused smoothie when feeling a little run down or if you need to perform optimally on any given day, the difference of a keto experience with or without a premium supplement can make all the difference in the world.

Get You into Ketosis Faster 

Getting into ketosis can feel like a slightly confusing process at first, and re-establishing the metabolic state after a setback can feel mentally daunting. Still, there's no need to sweat it—we've got you covered.

Plus, drinking a serving of our chocolatey truffle Keto Activate can help re-establish ketosis quickly and with little effort other than doing your best to keep dietary carbs limited, otherwise. 

Gives You More Energy & Motivation  

Again, ketones convert to premium energy in the body in the absence of refined sugars and carbs to provide premium fuel—quickly.

Whether you're an athlete, very physically active, or need additional energy to help get through long days at the office or running your own business, BHB-based ketones can help keep you sharp and energized.

What is Keto Shake?  

While Keto Activate is a ketone booster, our Keto Slimming Shake is a delicious and nutritious meal replacement beverage that comes in the flavors strawberry cheesecake, creamy chocolate, and banana creme brüleé

Keto Shake is rich in premium ingredients like high-quality whey protein but, again, never contains soy, gluten, GMOs, or artificial colors or flavorings.

Plus, in addition to being keto-friendly, Keto Shake is also ideal for anyone following a Paleo diet. Also, it's easy to shake and enjoy the Keto Slimming Shake in 20 seconds, so no excuses.

Here are some of the lovely and straightforward smoothie recipes using Keto Activate that we keep in heavy rotation within the Konscious Keto community:

Citrus Keto Smoothie


  • 8 oz milk of choice
  • 1 scoop Keto Activate
  • 1 tbsp MCT oil
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 handful of ice
  • 1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 handful of spinach

Instructions: Blend completely

Why it works: Our orange and lemon smoothie recipe is packed with magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A and C. Plus, the smoothie helps your body fight oxidative stress and inflammation. 

The primary ingredients are the zest of an orange and lemon juice. Still, you can also use the zest of limes or grapefruit and blend into a recipe using Keto Shake strawberry cheesecake powder for a delightful and flavorful boost! 

Keto Collagen Chocolate Smoothie


  • 1/2 medium avocado (ca. 45 g)
  • 1 scoop Keto Activate
  • 1 scoop of Keto Shake creamy chocolate
  • 1 tbsp MCT oil 
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds, soaked in 3 tbsp water for 15 minutes
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 5 ice cubes

Instructions: Blend completely 

Why it works: You will be glad to hear that dark chocolate is not only allowed on keto but advised. Pure chocolate doesn’t contain fillers or sugar and is a nutrient-dense food that is abundant in antioxidants. 

When combined with chia seeds, almond butter, whipping cream, water, and Keto Activate, you won't believe you can enjoy it and remain in ketosis—but it's true. 

Micronutrient Matcha Keto Smoothie


  • 1 scoop of Keto Activate
  • 2 tbsp collagen peptides
  • 1 tbsp MCT Oil
  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1/4 cup full-fat canned coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup frozen wild blueberries
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • 1 cup of water
  • 5 drops liquid stevia

Instructions: Blend completely 

This smoothie combines superfood and supplements with antioxidant-rich berries to create the perfect keto smoothie.

The recipe includes—of course—matcha powder, organic blueberries (fresh or frozen), Keto Activate, MCT oil, collagen peptides, water, full-fat canned coconut milk, and stevia for a mind-blowing taste that helps enhance energy to boot. 

Keto Meal Replacement  

While eating your keto macros is a great option, especially when filling your meal plan with whole organic foods, there are times when a quick meal replacement is your best bet. 

Aside from mixing our primary Keto Shake base flavors with water, your choice of milk, and ice to create a tasty and nutritious treat, the base is also excellent to build upon to make tons of other keto-friendly recipes. 

More on the many delicious keto-friendly meal replacement recipes we love below.

Plus, incorporating a high-quality keto shake like ours into your ketogenic meal plan is so simple. It offers clean ingredients with a dose of energy, enhanced by MCTs, to fuel your body throughout the day.

If you've been a part of the Konscious Keto community for a while, we're sure you know that we strongly suggest comprising your diet plan of whole foods. Still, a tasty meal replacement, especially one that contains MCT oil, is ideal on keto. 

Delicious Creamy Taste 

Let's face it, a product can promise us the world in results, but if it tastes bad, we're probably not going to keep consuming it.

Again, our shake is super yummy, and you can enjoy Keto Shake straight up or add it into smoothies and other recipes for a boost of flavor as well as increased energy.

Feel Fuller for Longer  

Removing carbs from your diet and substituting with healthy fat to convert to fuel has many benefits. If you're interested in or following the ketogenic diet to lose weight, you'll be glad to know that meal replacements like Keto Slimming Shake, filled with MCTs, helps suppress appetite, causing you to feel fuller longer. 

What is the Difference Between Keto Shake and Keto Activate?  

While both Keto Shake and Keto Activate can help boost energy, thanks to their MCTs and exogenous ketones, respectively, Keto Shake is a meal replacement; however, Keto Activate is a dietary supplement. 

Each formula has its benefits and works wonders to support a ketogenic lifestyle independently or together to maximize weight loss and levels of metabolic ketosis.

Plus, Keto Activate and Keto Slimming Shake act symbiotically—with one enhancing the benefits of the other when consumed together. Here are some more health benefits of adding Keto Activate or Keto Slimming Shake to your ketogenic regimen.

Boost Thermogenic Effect 

The dual effects of the energy-boosting MCTs found in Keto Shake and the exogenous chocolate BHB ketones in Keto Activate both aids in rapid fat loss due to increased energy and performance.

MCT oil acts as a highly bioavailable form of energy, especially for those who are fat-adapted and trained to use fat and ketones for fuel.

Pair the increased energy provided by MCTs in the diet with added exogenous ketones in the form of a BHB supplement can lead to more significant and rapid weight loss.

Enter or Re-establish Ketosis Faster 

Elevated levels of ketones in the system inform the body to transfer to a ketotic state—switching from glucose (sugar) to fat and ketones for energy. Adding exogenous ketones to our plan is helpful to deepen or quickly re-establish nutritional ketosis to help reset the body. 


Plus, Keto Shake can help you feel satiated and fuller for longer to prevent you from falling into old habits as you transition to the low-carb, high-fat lifestyle.

Also, MCTs are known to help the body release abdominal fat without much-increased effort on your part—a nice bonus!

A Quality Meal Replacement is Great Nutrition On-the-Go

Our culture is changing. The days of workers toiling from 9-to-5 as the norm has been formidably challenged by those in the gig economy or building businesses as entrepreneurs.

Today's pace can make focusing on maintaining a balanced meal plan every day feel like a lot of pressure—even though the food is great.

However, in addition to excellent tools like our 28-day customized meal plans, grabbing a cold and creamy keto shake on-the-go can help you eat clean in a pinch when away from home. 

What is the Right Shake for Me?  

We, of course, think Keto Shake is right for everyone on keto as we've created it based on scientific research specifically related to the nutritional needs of those on a low-carb, high-fat diet.

However, as a general rule, use the following guidelines when selecting a keto-friendly meal replacement shake they won’t steer you wrong:

  • Soy Free
  • GMO-free
  • Sugar-free
  • Low-in Carbs
  • Rich in healthy fats
  • Complete meal replacement (check the nutritional label)

Aside from the general guidelines for selecting the keto shake that's right for you, the other major determining factor will be preference and taste.

We find that between our strawberry cheesecake, creamy chocolate, or banana creme brülé, that at least one flavor will become your favorite—honestly, we're obsessed with them all

Can I use Keto Shake with Ketones?   

Absolutely! We encourage using Keto Shake with ketones, like those found in Keto Activate, as a dynamic dietary duo as you pursue ketosis.

Take advantage of the dual effect of boosted energy and enhanced fat-burning while enjoying meal replacements that taste like decadent milkshakes; eating clean has likely never felt like eating so dirty.

Can I use Keto Shakes with My Keto Meal Plan?   

Adding Keto Shakes to your keto meal plan is a fantastic option as a quick nutritionally-dense meal. You can catch up on e-mails while you chug a creamy MCT-rich shake you whipped up in seconds, or blend one as a light fuel source on the way to the gym—be creative!

Plus, Keto Shake is ideal for a nutritionally-balanced lunch option on days when you've got meetings back-to-back and especially need the energy to remain mentally sharp and effectively share your vision.

Create a Fat-burning Regimine  

There are some critical elements needed to create an effective fat-burning keto regimen. Here are our top picks to get you started on the dietary protocol with a few best practices top-of-mind:

  • Comprise the majority of your diet of organic and whole foods.
  • Limit packaged or highly-processed keto foods (e.g., bars, chips, etc.).
  • Include lots of dark leafy greens into your meal plan(e.g., spinach, kale, or mustard greens, etc.).
  • Eat healthy fats (e.g., grass-fed butter, bacon, salmon, grass-fed beef, et al.).
  • Include a high-quality meal replacement and BHB supplement to your keto program for an increased thermogenic fat-burning effect.
  • Hydration is vital. Include an abundance of water and electrolyte-based beverages like bone broth or coconut water to your daily diet.
  • Include MCT oil in your daily diet for a vibrant brain and an energized body.
  • Add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to about 16 oz. of spring water and drink it first thing in the morning or throughout the day to help aid in hydration and detoxification.
  • Incorporate some steady-state cardio, like walking or yoga into your fat-burning regimen to get the blood flowing and eliminate some additional calories.
  • Eat fat but pay attention to calories; you still require a caloric deficit to lose weight.

Whether you're seeking a premium and delicious meal replacement shake, would like to use exogenous ketones to deepen ketosis, or want to experience enhanced energy, just know, we created our products specifically with you in mind.

Plus, again, if you want to take a fantastic three-prong approach to lean out on keto, consider incorporating a customized meal plan to aid in effective and fast results, along with adding Keto Shake and Keto Activate to your keto protocol; it’s a powerful weight-loss cocktail. 

Discover the ideal keto meal plan for you, based on your preferences and unique goals, in seconds! Take our 30-second quiz to access your personalized meal plan today.

Finally, aside from the powerful nutritional ingredients provided in our Keto Slimming Shake and Keto Activate, you'll love how much flavor the shake powder blend adds to a variety of mouth-watering keto desserts.

As kids, many of us dreamed of having dessert for breakfast, and now we can. From the Miraculous Mint Keto Activate Chocolate Chip Frappe, an Irresistible Keto Activate Choco Peanut Butter Shake, or a decadent and creamy Keto Collagen Chocolate Smoothie, you can't go wrong. 


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