Similar to the difficulties of starting a new diet, the ketogenic diet can feel restrictive from cutting out processed foods to upping your intake of fresh vegetables and healthy fats, it takes self-control. One thing that is often overlooked when creating a keto meal plan is can you even drink coffee? And, if so, what can I… Continue reading What Can I Put In My Coffee On Keto?
As the ketogenic diet becomes more and more popular for weight loss, people in the fitness community struggle with whether or not it’s possible to build muscle on the diet as well. Since keto is a low-carb, high-fat, and moderate-protein diet, it’s been linked to many health benefits, but is it conducive to gaining mass?… Continue reading How To Build Muscle Mass On The Keto Diet
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
Making sure you’re getting in enough water is a good health practice whether you’re dieting or not. If you are on a low-carb diet like keto, then your intake of water is vital. We’ll get into the details of why water is so important when on the ketogenic diet, the side effects of dehydration, and… Continue reading How Much Water Do I Need On A Ketogenic Diet?
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?
Gaining a lot of popularity for fast weight loss benefits, the ketogenic diet is taking the world by storm with many success stories. The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein diet designed as a positive method for weight loss. There have been studies around ketosis and the ketogenic diet in general, and many scientists… Continue reading The Keto Flu: What You Should Expect
While some people report having headaches on the keto diet, others report that they feel the exact opposite. Studies have shown that people on low-carb or ketogenic diets can feel euphoria and have a much clearer mindset which is attributed to being in ketosis. (1) Brain function on the keto diet has been studied as… Continue reading Feeling Good On Keto: Why It Feels Euphoric
The keto diet, arguably the most popular diet for its dramatic weight loss results, promotes eating drastically fewer carbs and increasing foods higher in fat. Although this method is extremely effective in both the short and long term, some people may experience side effects that can be intolerable at times. One of the big side… Continue reading Are Headaches Normal On The Ketogenic Diet?
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
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?