Keto And Gout - Can Sugar Cause Gout?

Feb 13, 2017

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.

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Inflammatory Foods on a Keto Diet

Feb 06, 2017

The fundamentals of the ketogenic diet may be clear us here at Konscious Keto after a lot of practice: consume healthy fats, eat a moderate amount of protein, and commit to drastically reduce the carbs. 

But you may be wondering, are all proteins and fats equally beneficial on a keto diet? And if not, which are the inflammatory foods to avoid on a ketogenic diet to optimize health and wellness?

By its very nature, if done right, eating a meal plan abundant in high-quality whole foods, the ketogenic diet is anti-inflammatory and well-known to promote accelerated healthy cell regeneration and support.

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Can a Keto Diet Lower Blood Pressure?

Jan 30, 2017

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the “standard” human blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. Healthy blood pressure is typically below these numbers.

People with systolic blood pressure between 120-139 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure between 80-90 mmHg typically have a condition called prehypertension.

If left unchecked, this can progress to hypertension, a condition in which blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 mmHg. Hypertension is problematic for a few reasons.

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7 Quick and Easy Ketogenic Cooking Tips

Jan 23, 2017

If you’re new to the keto diet, it's important to understand what’s happening in your body as your metabolic system adjusts from producing insulin fat-busting ketones. Our team at Konscious Keto wants to enlighten you.

This way, you make the right nutritional choices that will help you lose weight and discourage relapses into bad eating habits.

All the science aside, we want to provide you with several tips that will help you understand your ketosis and how to support it when you cook yo

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