The Truth About Keto Longevity
Jun 12, 2017
Most people are first drawn to the keto lifestyle because of its weight loss potential. However, ketosis isn’t just about losing body fat. That leaner physique is just a nice side effect to what’s going on inside your body.
Ketosis is an entirely natural process that is triggered when the body has used up its glucose stores. Once this happens, your body will break down fat to produce ketones, which will then be used as its primary fuel source.
The first major thing this impact is your blood sugar. As your body transitions out of using glucose, your blood sugar levels will balance out rather quickly.Read More
Do I Need to Count Calories on Keto?
Jun 05, 2017
If you’re new to keto or looking to lose weight, however, you may wish to review your calories as an objective way to streamline your weight loss.
This doesn’t mean you need to go crazy and chop down your calories, but it does mean you need to understand what your daily calorie needs are and how many you specifically need to lose weight, on a keto diet.
The excellent news, this is usually far more calories per day than anyone guesses. This is due in part to the rules previously practiced by low-carb diets, who pushed an all or nothing approach.Read More
The Ketogenic Diet History Is Pretty Incredible
May 29, 2017
At Konscious Keto, we think the ketogenic diet history is pretty impressive. For example, did you know the ketogenic diet started as a treatment for epileptic children to help reduce their seizures?
That’s right, the newest, trendiest diet is actually an anti-inflammatory diet created by a doctor, and it just so happens to be incredibly useful for fat loss.
The purpose of the ketogenic diet is to get into ketosis. This is where your body burns fat for fuel, rather than carbs or sugar. In ketosis, your metabolism changes.Read More
How to Beat The Keto Flu & Enjoy All The Benefits Of Being In Ketosis
May 22, 2017
Are you feeling sluggish? Tired? Hangry? Do you have a headache? Muscle cramping? Brain fog? You might be experiencing the dreaded keto flu.
No, this isn’t really influenza, but for the sufferer, keto flu can feel like an all-too-real reality.
The first thing to understand is that keto flu can actually be a really great sign you are going into ketosis, and the second thing to know is that keto flu, as drastic as it can feel, is very easy to resolve with some simple steps.Read More
Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet
May 15, 2017
Here, we’ll dive into the different methods of intermittent fasting, the science behind it, and all the potential health benefits that come along with it.
The keto diet has proven to be a life-changer—even lifesaver—for a growing number of people.
But as we learn more and more about how ketosis works, scientists and “diet-hackers” have found another valuable method of eating (or rather, not eating) that may expand the keto diet’s benefits even further.Read More