Ketosis, put simply, is when your body breaks down fat for energy. Ketosis is a preferred metabolic state for a number of reasons. First and foremost, people prefer ketosis for what some might consider superficial reasons. Burning fat leans out the body while preserving muscle mass. This is probably why so many professional athletes are […]
You may have heard about “keto” or “low-carb” diets in recent years because of their popularity with a wide range of people. Celebrities use it for weight management, high-level executives experiment with it to improve mental clarity, and athletes try it to enhance performance in events like the Tour de France. Originally used to treat […]
No meat? No problem. Because the keto diet is mainly made up of fats, you can be more creative about how you hit your protein macros. A successful vegetarian keto diet can be incredibly easy, depending on your flexibility. While there are nutritional benefits associated with eating red meats and poultry in moderation, you can […]
Anyone who’s tried to lose weight or simply tried to eat better has faced frustration, mixed results, and borderline starvation. Keto embraces fat – big time! 75% of your diet is fat, yeah, FAT! Twenty percent is protein and only 5% of your diet is carbs. Wow, that sounds crazy (compared to the carb-riddled food pyramid). But, as you start to understand how your body processes calories, you’ll see that fat is where it’s at.