Intermittent Fasting For Women on the Keto Diet

Apr 14, 2019

Intermittent fasting, or carving out windows of time exclusively for feeding or abstaining from food, is an ancient practice embraced by cultures around the world, and now us too at Konscious Keto.

Fasting has long been practiced in honor of religious observance but has recently become increasingly popular in the more mainstream health community, thanks to the rise in popularity of the ketogenic diet, for which the practice is often a centerpiece.

Now, we know as women, we can do it all. But the reality is that our bodies are different than men's. 

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Going Keto or Low Carb at Disney

Apr 12, 2019

Whether you are escaping frigid cold weather and snow, or you want to shake up your summer, here at Konscious Keto, we believe nothing beats an action-packed Disney vacation!

For anyone on a keto diet, the word “vacation” can cause some anxiety. It always seems a little trickier to stick to keto-friendly meals while away from home.

Although Disney is home to countless restaurants and quick-bite food choices, eating on a low-carb diet can come with challenges.

Vacation food is typically made up of fried foods, sandwiches, burgers, sticky sauces and dressings (which means sugar).

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Strange Keto Diet Side Effects & How to Fix Them

Apr 10, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we know it's impossible to miss the popularity of the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet. It seems like more and more people are adopting the lifestyle and reaping a myriad of health benefits on the plan, including accelerated weight loss.

But despite an abundance of upside to the diet, some experience strange side effects on keto that they'd rather avoid.

From preventing the keto flu to eliminating a bit of pungent breath when transitioning into ketosis, there are ways to reduce the adverse effects of living on increased levels of ketones for fuel.

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The Grapefruit Diet and Weight Loss: A Keto Perspective

Apr 08, 2019

The thought of a grapefruit diet is nostalgic, reminiscent of the early 80s and the days of Jane Fonda workout videos, high-waisted, vibrant leotards, and ubiquitous bright pink cans of Tab diet soda. Yep, we here at Konscious Keto remember those days well.

But the days of über-specific fad diets like the cabbage diet, the sexy pineapple diet, and yes, the grapefruit diet, has long faded.

The premise of subsisting on single ingredients or adding in copious amounts of certain foods have fallen from favor in the health and fitness space, replaced with  more balanced food plans like the ketogenic or paleo diets.

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Plant-Based Keto: Is It Sustainable?

Apr 06, 2019

Visions of a meal plan filled with bacon and charcuterie platters may come to mind when you hear about the keto diet, but is it possible to create a sustainable plant-based diet within a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic framework?

Some of our team here at Konscious Keto asked the same questions in the beginning.

A plant-based diet is one comprised of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and healthy fats, but the idea of establishing or maintaining metabolic ketosis, while eating a carb-centric diet, seems like a complete contradiction.

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