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Category: Keto Diet

Keto Guide: Crash Course

Keto Guide: Crash Course This keto guide covers everything from the types of ketogenic diets, what to eat and avoid, as well as the side effects or dangers of altering the daily intake of macronutrients.  What is Keto?  Keto is the shortened version of ketogenic. By following a keto meal plan, you will increase your […]

Keto Food List

Beginning the ketogenic diet can be both exciting and overwhelming. While you’re thrilled to be starting this new chapter for a healthier lifestyle, there’s a lot to learn and you might not know where to start.  We know that keto is a low-carb diet, but it’s hard to translate that to our foods. After all, […]

Keto Supplements

Keto Supplements The ketogenic diet is making waves, with millions of people losing weight due to its high-fat, low-carb nature. However, someone may face potential vitamin and nutrient deficiencies by following this diet if not followed correctly. Also, a strict macronutrient breakdown such as 75% fat, 20% protein, 5% carbs can lead to deficiencies. Read […]

Ten Signs and Symptoms That You Are in Ketosis

Ten Signs and Symptoms That You Are in Ketosis A ketogenic diet involves a low or extremely minimal intake of carbohydrates that forces the body to burn fat as a source of energy instead. People initially believed it could cure epilepsy in children. The usual source of energy that the body uses is glucose which is […]

7 Tips to Get into Ketosis

7 Tips to Get into Ketosis The human body uses glucose as a source of energy. Glucose comes from foods that contain carbohydrates, including bread, pasta,  and sweets. The body converts those carbs into simple sugars.  What glucose the body does not use as fuel goes to the liver and muscles as glycogen. When the […]

High Protein Ketogenic Diet (HKD)

High Protein Ketogenic Diet (HPKD)  The high protein ketogenic diet became an alternative to the standard ketogenic diet for those who find it hard to sustain the required fat intake or those who need more protein in their diet.  Since HPKD is a lower fat diet but still allows the body to adapt to ketogenic […]

Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD)

How is the Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD) Different from Other Keto Diets? The main difference between TKD and other Keto diets is there is an allowance for additional carbohydrates for the purpose of exercise.  Where before and after workouts more carbs can be consumed to improve workout performance, while still staying within the range to […]

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD)

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD) The cyclical ketogenic diet (CKD), also known as the keto cycle diet, is a weekly variation of the standard keto diet (low-carb and high-fat) in which ketosis is entered and exited during a weekly basis.  The Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD) is a diet that incorporates carbohydrate-loading days with the standard low […]

Standard Ketogenic Diet (SKD)

Standard Ketogenic Diet (SKD) The Standard Ketogenic Diet (SKD) is low carbohydrate diet that is used for weight loss.  Ketogenic diets use a metabolic state known as ketosis, where fats are used as the energy source of the body.  By using fat as the energy source instead of glucose the human body is able to […]

Keto Diet 101

How do I know if I have reached Ketosis? The ketogenic diet has evolved over the years, with many different versions coming onto the scene. Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD): Refeeding days allowed, with five standard keto days and two high-carb days. Standard Ketogenic Diet (SKD): About 5% carbs, 20% protein, 75% fat. Known for its low carb, moderate protein, […]