The Truth About Hair Loss on Keto

Jul 03, 2019

Your waistline may be coming back into view, and your skinny jeans are probably back in rotation, but there is a lesser-known loss experienced by some on the keto diet. Our team here at Konscious Keto want you to feel confidant though in keeping your locks luscious while shedding fat on keto.

Despite the many health benefits of starting a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet, making a significant dietary change poses stress to the body, even if the change leads to something positive, like weight loss or a decreased risk of many diseases. 

Fortunately, those who do experience hair loss as they work to become fat-adapted on keto usually find the excessive shedding short-lived.

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Why You Should Take Biotin on a Keto Diet

Jun 27, 2019

Biotin is often associated with aiding in the health of hair, skin, and nails, and with good reason, but this vitamin offers benefits that extend to metabolic function, maintaining a healthy nervous system and even helping to regulate glucose, as well!

This vital vitamin is ubiquitous to supplements promising to lengthen the mane and strengthen the nails, but also important are its lesser-known benefits.

No worries, we’re happy to share more on the full spectrum of benefits offered by biotin and how quality foods and well-formulated supplements can prove particularly helpful if you're following a ketogenic diet.

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Keto and the Causes of Brittle Nails

Jun 21, 2019

Eating an abundance of healthy fats and proteins on a keto diet, with a keen eye on consuming a lot of vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes, will help keep your nails hair and skin thriving as you become fat-adapted.

Fortunately, staying hydrated and well-nourished can contribute to healthy nails and strands, but let's take a few moments to discuss the causes of brittle nails and then we'll provide some actionable tips to help you keep your nails in peak condition on keto.

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What's the Keto Alkaline Diet?

Jun 17, 2019

It may feel like you hear about a new version of the ketogenic diet every day, but it really is just approaching ancient truths with a different spin—and all versions, as we've learned here at Konscious Keto, are highly effective as it relates to weight loss and overall wellness.

Your familiarity with anything alkaline may be limited to images of seemingly expensive, beautifully-packaged, bottles of water at your local natural market.

However, the delicate and vital balance of alkalinity and its inverse acidity play a significant role in our health, and understanding how it is essential to achieving optimal health is critical.

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Meat Only Diet for Weight Loss

Jun 13, 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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