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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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Top 5 Anti-Inflammation Foods for the Keto Diet

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Top 5 Anti-Inflammation Foods for the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a great way to burn fat quickly at a healthy rate, but unfortunately it does have one major drawback. Inflammation. The most common type of inflammation people get when on the keto diet is chronic inflammation. This type causes your immune system to drastically lower and poses serious complications to your overall health. Chronic inflammation has been known to make us susceptible to diseases like high blood pressure, obesity, and heart complications. However, having a healthy diet can lower the risk of developing these diseases so we’ll go over the top 5 foods that help reduce...

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