Becoming Keto-Adapted: What To Expect During The Adaptation Phase

The ketogenic diet is a specific eating plan where carbohydrate intake is restricted to a large degree and is replaced with fat. Before going on a low-carbohydrate diet like keto, your body is used to burning glucose as its primary source of fuel. As you restrict carbs from your diet, your body then switches from burning glucose for energy… Continue reading Becoming Keto-Adapted: What To Expect During The Adaptation Phase

Fasting: Should You Do It?

Fasting, in its simplest terms, is to stop eating for a specific period of time. For health reasons, most fasts last 12-24 hours and can go longer in some cases, like 3-7 days or more, but generally, shorter fasts are more common.  Fasting will not allow you to consume calories, but water, tea, and coffee… Continue reading Fasting: Should You Do It?

How To Quickly Get Into Ketosis

When a person has reached a level of ketosis, whether through the ketogenic diet, fasting, or other means, their body has reached an intense fat-burning mode. Instead of burning up stored glucose for energy, the body is now burning ketones as its main source of fuel. Ketones are nothing more than acids that build up… Continue reading How To Quickly Get Into Ketosis

What Is Cyclical Keto?

Given how strict the standard ketogenic diet is, many people don’t know that there are actually a few variations to it. One of them being the cyclical ketogenic diet. Even though the standard way of doing keto is the most popular, some people like the variation the cyclical version can give them when it comes… Continue reading What Is Cyclical Keto?