How Many Carbs for Ketosis?

Apr 10, 2017

We’ll explore the many options of low-carb eating below, but just note that to achieve ketosis a simple rule is that you’ll want to keep your carb intake toward the lower end of the range, around 20 net carbs or less per day.  

Each person will require a different level of carb restriction to get into ketosis, but the following will outline the various iterations of the low carb and the keto diet, to help you decide which is ideal for you based on your goals.

We’ll also touch on some common mistakes people make when starting keto, so you’ll know what to avoid.

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Keto vs. Paleo: What's the Difference?

Apr 03, 2017

You’ve likely heard it many times before: diets never work. At Konscious Keto we tend to agree on this to a point. 

While it’s true that most fad diets end in complete failure (ever tried the grapefruit diet?!), two popular eating plans continue to gain attention—the paleo and ketogenic diets—because they show results.

On the surface, these diets seem somewhat similar. Most people will probably imagine a big plate of eggs, bacon, and butter when they think of both.

Both are low-carb and value high-quality fats. 

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Top 10 Worst Keto Diet Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Mar 27, 2017

Bacon and butter may come to mind when listing the exclusive pillars of a ketogenic diet, but the idea that we can subsist on those foods alone is one of many misconceptions about the low-carb, high-fat, diet that we’d like to dispel.

A well-rounded ketogenic diet consists of a wide variety of nutrition including grass-fed meats, wild-caught fish, and low-glycemic fruits and vegetables, all aimed at keeping glucose levels balanced and glycogen stores low.

But how do we reconcile all the conflicting information circulating in the health space, related to the ketogenic diet; and can we eat calories to our heart's content on keto and still lose weight?

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

Mar 20, 2017

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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How To Get A Beach Body

Mar 13, 2017

For those people who love to work out - that’s us - we’re also adding some helpful tips on how to optimize your workout to get the best possible results.

You shouldn’t be scared of working out on a keto diet, but you should know what supplement you need to work out effectively.

Hint: most newcomers to a keto diet haven’t even heard of this powerful energy source, but we think you’ll be hooked once you experience it for yourself!

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