A Beginner's Guide to Konscious Keto

Apr 24, 2017

Keto Shakes are super trendy, but you might have heard a lot of conflicting advice like ‘eat fat to lose fat’ or ‘eating less often makes me feel less hungry.’ 

But did you know you can eat deliciously, healthy desserts and shakes like Keto Shake banana creme brulee and still burn fat if you're in ketosis

The keto diet could be called the conundrum diet because it often feels very unintuitive to the brain. However, as is the case with many things in science, the facts will surprise you, so will our great flavor.

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What Should I Eat for Ketosis Breakfast?

Apr 17, 2017

At first, all this calculating may feel a bit overwhelming, but as your body becomes accustomed to being in ketosis, you’ll start to be more in tune with what it needs at any given time.

Just like any work meeting or personal appointment, start to schedule out a time to plan your meals. This may be a weekly or bi-weekly ritual depending on what works best for you.

Whatever does, be sure to schedule your planning session on the same day and time so it starts to become a regular habit. Here are some things to consider when planning your ketosis breakfasts. 

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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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