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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More