The 411 on a Low-Carb Diet for Weight Loss

Jun 13, 2019

We can lose weight short-term on many diets, even a meat-only diet, but cutting out the carbs and sugar and relying solely on healthy fats, protein, fruits, and veggies is often more realistic for sustainable weight loss long-term.

People find low-carb diets beneficial for several reasons, and rapid weight loss tops the list of coveted side effects of the dietary plan. However, composing the right mix of foods on the menu is vital.

There are many health benefits to running on ketones or fat for fuel, but let's face it: a rapid change on the scale after the first week on keto gives a definite incentive to continue living a low-carb lifestyle.

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Should I Eat a Meat Only Diet for Weight Loss?

Jun 07, 2019

Low-carb diets are all the rage, and we've tried all the variations here at Konscious Keto. Some versions of the approach have taken things to the extreme with the meat-only diet for weight loss, or the carnivore diet, getting a lot of attention lately.

Enjoying a nice rib-eye steak or dining on some decadent stewed lamb sounds fantastic, but is eliminating everything but meat sustainable long-term, or just a tool to boost weight loss?

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 obesity.

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Keto and Yoga - The Optimal Fat Burning Duo

Jun 01, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we believe a ketogenic diet is a robust protocol to produce weight loss on its own, but it becomes even more effective when coupled with certain forms of physical activity, like the mind-body practice of yoga.

Our diet plays a significant role in weight loss, but adopting a mindfulness practice, doing activities that keep our joints nimble, and getting in a good sweat can contribute to an increased thermogenic effect, which helps to burn fat faster.

There are many variations of the ancient Indian practice, and which will work best for you will have a lot to do with your level of experience, personal tolerance, and your goals.

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How Many Carbs Do You Need Per Day to Avoid Hair Loss?

May 26, 2019

Drastic dietary changes can jumpstart weight loss, but may also cause another result: hair loss. Our team at Konscious Keto has been through this before. The body interprets significant differences in weight and lifestyle as a form of stress, and this can cause thinned tresses.

Although hair loss can be experienced by a small few who begin the ketogenic diet, there are a few best practices to follow to avoid or mitigate excess shedding.

A ketogenic diet is a fantastic approach to eating, as consuming an abundance of healthy fats, as well as low-glycemic fruits and vegetables, is advised and encouraged to ensure followers of the plan receive a broad spectrum of food-based nutrients.

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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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