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How to Tell If You Are in Ketosis

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How to Tell If You Are in Ketosis

The ketogenic lifestyle has been growing in popularity over the years as one of the most effective diets that help to shed stubborn body fat in a quick & healthy way. It has your body adapt to burning fat as a source of fuel instead of carbohydrates, which lowers insulin levels and to stop burning glucose (sugar) as a source. One of the most frequently asked questions for people who are on the keto diet is simply, ‘how do I know if I’m in Ketosis’? Well, as your body undergoes these metabolic adaptations, you’ll experience periods where specific “Keto-toms” occur...

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5 Ways to Eat More Fat During Your Keto Diet

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5 Ways to Eat More Fat During Your Keto Diet

More fats, less carbs, and repeat. That’s what the Keto diet is about! It’s fairly common, however, that when people begin their keto journey, they sometimes struggle with finding the right balance of fat consumption. You may think you’re getting enough fat within your diet, but it’s possible that you’re mostly on a low-carb diet instead. This can be an issue for keto because if you aren’t consuming enough healthy fats, you could be experiencing delayed weight-loss and be keeping yourself from sustaining, or worse, even entering the state of ketosis.                  ...

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Why Stevia Is Keto's Favorite Sweetener

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Why Stevia Is Keto's Favorite Sweetener

What started as an ambiguous trend to health-store fanatics has now made its way to popular demand as one of the best sugar substitutes available. What exactly is it? Well, it’s stevia.   As we know, sugar isn’t keto-friendly and consuming any type of sugar is a sure-fire way to kick yourself out of ketosis. The objective while on keto is to transition your fuel source from burning glucose to burning fat, but does that mean you have to say goodbye to sweetness? Not exactly.   Cravings are almost unavoidable on any diet, we know this, but how you choose...

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5 Most Common Keto Mistakes

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5 Most Common Keto Mistakes

The ketogenic diet has grown to become one of the most popular diets in the last couple years and was even the most Google’d diet in 2018, but what if we were to tell you that you could be making some major keto mistakes? Whether you’re just starting your keto journey or are experienced with the diet, it’s important to make sure you’re doing more than just avoiding carbs or all this hard work, time, and money could be costing you more than you know. Today we’re going to cover some of the most common keto mistakes and what you...

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Micronutrients: Avoiding Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency

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Micronutrients: Avoiding Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency

Micronutrients make up one of the major groups in our bodies that contain key vitamins and minerals. These nutrients play an essential role in the functions of our immune system, energy production, bone health, and even our overall growth. One of the biggest wonders we have when switching to a Ketogenic diet is if we’re getting enough nutrition. A lack of these important micronutrients can lead to vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can have serious effects on your health. We’ll go over a little bit about what micronutrients are, signs of common micronutrient deficiency, some potential foods with high micronutrient...

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