Why You Should Take Biotin on a Keto Diet

Jul 13, 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.

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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Keto and the Causes of Brittle Nails

Jul 07, 2019

Your weight-loss efforts may be off to an excellent start on your new ketogenic diet, and our team at Konscious Keto is here to help you along the way. We'd like to help you through another phase that you may notice as you go: brittle nails.

A low-carb, high-fat, diet is one that advises eating primarily healthy fats, a moderate amount of protein, and a small number of carbohydrates.

However, a drastic dietary change and possible nutritional deficiencies that can occur if not focused on eating nutrient-dense foods may be evidenced by breaking or brittle nails.

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What's the Keto Alkaline Diet?

Jul 01, 2019

It may feel like you hear about a new version of the ketogenic diet every day, but it really is just approaching ancient truths with a different spin—and all versions, as we've learned here at Konscious Keto, are highly effective as it relates to weight loss and overall wellness.

Your familiarity with anything alkaline may be limited to images of seemingly expensive, beautifully-packaged, bottles of water at your local natural market.

However, the delicate and vital balance of alkalinity and its inverse acidity play a significant role in our health, and understanding how it is essential to achieving optimal health is critical.

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Meat Only Diet for Weight Loss

Jun 25, 2019

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 overweight and obesity.

A low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet often consists of a significant amount of meat products, unless decidedly not, and advises limiting produce to that which resides at the lower end of the glycemic index.

However, those who opt to try a carnivore, meat-only, low-carb diet are advised to eliminate all fruits and vegetables as an initial premise of the diet—a plan that may feel a bit extreme to some. 

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Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition (AKA How to Feel Better with Food)

Jun 19, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we know that a ketogenic diet offers many health benefits, including the facilitation of rapid weight loss, but it's possible to optimize the plan with the inclusion of anti-inflammatory foods that mitigate oxidative stress, boost vitality, and prevent disease. 

Many who choose to follow a ketogenic diet will welcome the slimming of their waist, as ketosis eliminates visceral fat around the abdomen, but what good is looking good without feeling good, while using an anti-inflammatory nutrition protocol?

In addition to depleting the body's glycogen stores, once refined sugars and carbs are removed from the diet, 

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