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?Read More
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,Read More
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!Read More
Breastfeeding on a Keto Diet
Mar 06, 2017
Furthermore, expectant moms generally enter a state of ketosis with greater frequency leading up to and immediately following giving birth to a child.
Our brains and bodies love healthy fats, and this is particularly true as it relates to a growing and developing baby.
Not only does a fetus thrive on the maternal, exogenous ketones produced by mom when she is fat-adapted; baby begins to create its own ketones, particularly nearing the end of pregnancy, to use as developmental building blocks and as a source of optimal energy.Read More
Self-Love In Post-Pregnancy Ketosis
Feb 27, 2017
Here at Konscious Keto, we understand the focus on nutritional, mental and emotional health at this time is essential in the time after a mom gives birth; there is value in providing care for the caregiver.
From the altered dietary needs of breastfeeding moms to the physical changes many moms experience after giving birth, becoming a new mother presents many changes all at once and it’s important to be gentle with yourself during your transition.
Your daily thoughts are probably consumed with feeding and nap times, for both you and baby, as well as an endless amount of matters related to caring for your baby.Read More