5 Signs You’re Fat-Adapted (No Ketone Meter Required)

Mar 24, 2019

There are many ketone testers available on the market to identify whether you're in a state of metabolic ketosis. Here at Konscious Keto, we have tried them all. But what did people do before the advent of urine stick or breathalizer-style testers?

If you're on a budget and still want to determine whether you're running on fat for fuel, you're in luck! The body speaks volumes in various ways to indicate when we are fat-adapted and relying on ketones and fat for fuel.

Read on for more on intuitive, meter-free ways to tell whether you're fat adapted below.

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Keto And Gout - Can Sugar Cause Gout?

Mar 22, 2019

If affected by the disorder we're about to cover; you may no longer be able to drink vodka or indulge in a massive protein-packed seafood platter doused in grass-fed butter.  At Konscious Keto we know, it's a bummer.

This news likely doesn't inspire a rush of excitement to read an article dedicated to gout and its many side effects. But if you're here, you're probably interested in or following a ketogenic diet; and here's why reading on could matter to you:

A ketogenic diet is a powerful and highly-effective approach to reduce or eliminate the symptoms of gout—a disorder usually marked by unpredictable joint flare-ups and intense pain that may diminish ones' quality of life and well-being.

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11 Easy Ways to Boost Your Weight Loss on Keto

Mar 20, 2019

A ketogenic diet in any variation is conducive to weight loss: we've proven this true at Konscious Keto with our own personal stories. The combination of a suppressed appetite and the metabolic benefits of ketosis are perfect for promoting accelerated and effortless fat loss.

That being true, we can leverage some lifestyle tweaks to super-charge the already fantastic ketogenic diet, to promote fat loss. We'll share some simple steps to to boost your weight loss on keto, just read on. 

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When to Start a Probiotic on a Keto Diet

Mar 18, 2019

Eating food filled with dense nutrition is a practical approach to wellness. However, absorbing the vitamins and minerals from the foods we consume is paramount and a top priority at Konscious Keto.

Sure, it's vital to maintain hormonal health and make wise dietary decisions to thwart inflammation and promote a healthy gut. But when is it appropriate to start a probiotic?

Probiotics are living microorganisms that naturally exist in our body. Probiotics also promote the growth of healthy bacteria that aid in intestinal and digestive health.

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Keto Cardio That Supports Weight Loss

Mar 16, 2019

At Konscious Keto, we think that bacon and eggs, coffee and grass-fed butter, stevia and keto-friendly sweets, well, some pairs are just perfect on a ketogenic diet.

Losing pounds on a ketogenic diet will naturally occur whether you implement brisk morning walks or challenging instructor-led sessions at your local SoulCycle—the diet offers a potent and well-studied thermogenic effect all by itself, helping the body release excess fat effortlessly, even without exercise.

But is there a benefit to doing cardio on a ketogenic diet? And if aerobic exercise is advised on keto, is all cardio—at varying levels of intensity and duration—equally beneficial?

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