The Health & Fitness Benefits of MCTs

Dec 25, 2017

If your Pinterest habit is anywhere as bad as ours at Konscious Keto, you’ve probably stumbled across a few health and wellness websites over the last couple of years.

There’s a good chance you’ve come across every keto lover’s favorite acronym: MCTs. "MCT" stands for medium-chain triglycerides, a form of fat.

Unlike long-chain triglycerides (LCTs) found in the majority of fats and oils, MCTs are more accessible to digest and typically burned for energy rather than stored as body fat.

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The Top 5 Keto Oils to Improve Your Macros

Dec 18, 2017

At Konscious Keto, we want to guide you through the guidelines of healthy, fatty and delicious oils.

With so many options, you may be unsure whether some oils are more healthful than others and if some are more optimal than others when following a ketogenic diet.

Hold tight, we’ve got you covered, and we're happy to share all you need to know to select the best oils to maximize total health while on keto, below.

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What Salt Should I Eat on a Keto Diet?

Dec 11, 2017

At Konscious Keto, we realize that too many of us have been trained to fear salt—just as much as we have been trained to fear fat.

Those who face a high risk of cardiovascular disease are often recommended by their doctors to drastically lower the sodium in their diet.

The American Heart Association (AHA) concurs with that recommendation, but for the whole population say you should only be consuming 2,300 mg, which is a little over half a teaspoon of salt per day.

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Eating Keto on a Budget

Dec 04, 2017

Over the years, our mom editors at Konscious Keto, are always trying to find ways to save more money on the weekly food budget.

One of the biggest things holding people back from starting a keto diet is the fear that it’ll end up being a pricey endeavor. 

Eating keto on a budget is possible—even without compromising on quality. You may find that you’ll end up saving money in the long run.

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Collagen Protein and Weight Loss

Nov 27, 2017

If you're somewhat active and have been on a ketogenic diet for a while, you may already praise the power of collagen protein because of its ability to replenish the body and enable us to gain and maintain lean muscle mass.

Collagen protein is made up of amino acids that intertwine to create a triple-helix configuration.

This three-part structure is actually why collagen is particularly strong, contributing to the development and maintenance of 90% of our body tissue. 

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