How to Stop Keto Hair Loss
Apr 16, 2019
The number on the scale may reflect a reduction in weight on keto, but the extra strands you might notice in the sink a few months into the plan could indicate a loss you never expected.
You are not alone - some of our team at Konscious Keto went through the same issues.
Many embark on a ketogenic diet to release excess body fat, and the lifestyle is an excellent way to do just that, but some on keto experience hair loss when transitioning to fat-adaptation and nutritional ketosis.
Fortunately, the hair loss experienced by those starting to eliminate carbs and increase fats is short-lived.Read More
Intermittent Fasting For Women on the Keto Diet
Apr 14, 2019
Weight loss is possible whether you choose to eat meals daily, without time restriction or implement the practice of intermittent fasting, otherwise known as IF.
Our team at Konscious Keto use various methods of IF, depending on their goals.
The other health benefits associated with cyclical fasting are extraordinary and warrant at least considering the eating protocol, to enhance the benefits of metabolic ketosis.
Beyond lowering caloric intake at times during the week and possibly reducing the number on the scale as a result, fasting is known to decrease inflammation and reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes.
Also, some experience a level of stress-relief as a result of fasting since they no longer have to think about when to eat, with feeding times set...Read More
Going Keto or Low Carb at Disney
Apr 12, 2019
Whether you are escaping frigid cold weather and snow, or you want to shake up your summer, here at Konscious Keto, we believe nothing beats an action-packed Disney vacation!
For anyone on a keto diet, the word “vacation” can cause some anxiety. It always seems a little trickier to stick to keto-friendly meals while away from home.
Although Disney is home to countless restaurants and quick-bite food choices, eating on a low-carb diet can come with challenges.
Vacation food is typically made up of fried foods, sandwiches, burgers, sticky sauces and dressings (which means sugar).Read More
Strange Keto Diet Side Effects & How to Fix Them
Apr 10, 2019
At Konscious Keto, we know it's impossible to miss the popularity of the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet. It seems like more and more people are adopting the lifestyle and reaping a myriad of health benefits on the plan, including accelerated weight loss.
But despite an abundance of upside to the diet, some experience strange side effects on keto that they'd rather avoid.
From preventing the keto flu to eliminating a bit of pungent breath when transitioning into ketosis, there are ways to reduce the adverse effects of living on increased levels of ketones for fuel.Read More
The Grapefruit Diet and Weight Loss: A Keto Perspective
Apr 08, 2019
The thought of a grapefruit diet is nostalgic, reminiscent of the early 80s and the days of Jane Fonda workout videos, high-waisted, vibrant leotards, and ubiquitous bright pink cans of Tab diet soda. Yep, we here at Konscious Keto remember those days well.
But the days of über-specific fad diets like the cabbage diet, the sexy pineapple diet, and yes, the grapefruit diet, has long faded.
The premise of subsisting on single ingredients or adding in copious amounts of certain foods have fallen from favor in the health and fitness space, replaced with more balanced food plans like the ketogenic or paleo diets.Read More