Can the Keto Diet Improve Your Skin?

May 20, 2019

Losing unwanted weight is synonymous with eliminating carbs and sugar from the menu on a ketogenic diet, and we have experienced more than that at Konscious Keto. There are many other benefits also offered by increased ketones, and improved skin health and vibrancy are common among them.

Improved skin health is a symptom of a low-carb, high-fat, diet, mostly the result of the enhanced function of body and brain that occur when in a state of metabolic ketosis—in the absence of refined sugar in the diet.

Reduced inflammation, increased hydration, and eating a diet rich in healthy fats and dark leafy greens can all aid in improving vitality and providing a supple and youthful look to the skin.

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What is Keto Rash?

May 14, 2019

The keto flu, fruity-and-strong-smelling breath, and even hair loss are some symptoms that may occur when beginning a low-carb, high-fat diet and we've found ways to cope with them all at Konscious Keto.

There is one more symptom though, that some experience when starting the diet that you may not know about yet, called keto rash.

The changing of a dietary protocol can trigger many physiological responses and one that some experience in the absence of carbs and refined sugar can appear as a red web-like inflammation, usually about the neck.

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The Pros & Cons of Keto Women's Health

May 10, 2019

Watching the inspiring 'bro channels' on YouTube may have you interested in trying a ketogenic diet, to lose weight or build lean muscle, but women's bodies and needs vary from male's in different ways.

Given our varied needs, we at Konscious Keto wondered whether the keto diet is safe and conducive to the promotion of women's health.

Fortunately we found out, that many women thrive on a ketogenic diet—even long-term! You will want to follow a few best practices for optimal results though, and we'll share more on that below.

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Should I Drink Lemon Juice on a Keto Diet?

May 06, 2019

The team at Konscious Keto have noticed a trend in health advice recently. Alkalinity is essential to vitality, and organic lemons as well as organic apple cider vinegar, are both affordable and accessible tools we can use to regulate our bodies' pH levels.

We'll touch on the benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) and why we love them, but first let's examine the powerful homeostatic—or balancing—effect of drinking lemon juice on a keto diet.

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Why You Should Take Biotin on a Keto Diet

May 02, 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. Our ladies (and men) in the Konscious Keto offices, love to supplement with biotin and realize the benefits daily.

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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