Struggling to break into ketosis, no matter what you do? Some of us have what Dr Atkins used to call “high metabolic resistance”. This means that it is really hard to break into ketosis – much harder than for an average person.
Obviously, sometimes we self-sabotage our Keto without realising (I certainly did this when I first started).
There are some common mistakes that can prevent ketosis, for example, hidden carbs sneaking in.
But sometimes ketosis evades you even if you follow all the standard Keto guidelines precisely. If that’s the case, it may be time for radical methods!
They are harder than conventional Keto. But really effective in inducing ketosis. Basically, you will leave your body no choice but to switch over. Once that happens, you can just transition back to standard Keto. Keep reading “3 Radical Ways to Break into Ketosis”
Keto flu is a common problem, especially if it’s your first time on Keto.
As your body adapts to your new ketogenic lifestyle, you might get temporary flu-like symptoms.
So how long does Keto flu last? How long do you have to suffer before the glorious state of ketosis?
Keep reading “How Long Does Keto Flu Last?”
“Clean Keto” vs “Dirty Keto” is the latest debate amongst the adepts of ketogenic lifestyle. So what does clean Keto actually mean?
Keto diet is not owned by any one author or company. So there are no strict “canonical” definitions. New concepts and ideas just sort of emerge from the Keto community and get propagated online on Keto websites and social media. Keep reading “What is Clean Keto?”
Started Keto – but struggling to get into ketosis? You are not alone.
Most people make the switch within 1-2 weeks. But for some of us, it takes much longer.
And the transition period is not exactly fun. Your body is still craving carbs, so you are very likely to experience tiredness, sugar cravings and possibly also the infamous Keto flu.
Is there anything you can do to get into ketosis faster? Yes! Here’s a quick guide to simple steps you can take to break into ketosis faster. Keep reading “How to Get into Ketosis Faster”
Keto Diet is growing more popular, with millions of devoted followers singing its praises.
One possible downside of this popularity is unrealistic expectations. As a first-timer, do you know exactly what to expect?
The truth is, Keto is not all plain sailing – especially in the beginning. For most people, it has to get worse (temporarily!) before it gets better.
Keep reading “Keto Diet: What to Expect”
Finding a diet that works for you isn’t easy. Many weight-loss diets are unconcerned about your long-term health.
Keto diet ticks all boxes. It is great for weight loss and beneficial for your overall health – plus it makes you feel great physically and mentally.
The benefits of Keto go far beyond weight loss. It can truly revolutionize your wellbeing and long-term health.
Keep reading “Can a Keto diet benefit your health?”
Do you miss fruit on your low-carb diet?
Fruit is a great source of vitamins and fibre. But it is high in sugar.
Most fruit is off-limits on low-carb. Those of us who love fruit struggle to let it go.
Maybe you miss the sweet but tangy taste of fruit. Maybe it’s the crunchy texture.
Keep reading “Low-carb fruit cravings”
Are you looking for Keto recipes? At a glance, it seems like there are many choices.
Google brings up hundreds of Keto websites. Facebook has dozens of pages about Keto and low-carb cooking. Pinterest is brimming with photos of low-carb food.
But not all these recipes are as good as they look.
Keep reading “Book Review: The Ketogenic Cookbook”
Are you eating enough fat? If you are on a ketogenic diet, like Keto or Atkins Induction, you must eat fat to get thin. Here’s the list of 30 best low-carb high-fat foods to enjoy on Keto
Fat is wonderful. Fat adds joy to food. You can indulge in fantastically rich and scrumptious meals while losing weight. Easy, right?
But we’ve been brainwashed by decades of misguided anti-fat propaganda. Habits are hard to reverse.
Keep reading “30 Best Low-Carb High-Fat Keto Foods”
Mushrooms are so good at guzzling fat. You can bathe them in butter or oil during cooking. They will happily absorb it all and carry on as if nothing happened.
Mushrooms, therefore, are perfect for a fat-bomb-type meal. They are low in carbs, with only 2g net carbs per 100g (3.5oz). We will infuse them with huge amounts of fat for a fantastic Keto meal. Keep reading “Keto Mushroom Bake”