Experiencing leg or muscle cramps on a keto diet? You’re not alone! Muscle cramping is a common “side effect” of a ketogenic diet. But thankfully, it’s temporary and easily remedied. Here’s why you might get muscle cramps on keto and two simple ways to handle them, starting today. (more…)
At the beginning of the ketogenic diet, some people may experiencing a funky smell on their breath. Some describe it as fruity or like alcohol. However you describe it, it’s often known as keto breath or ketosis breath.
Here’s the good news: keto breath is temporary! And it’s actually a good sign. But if you can’t stand to wait, below you’ll learn actually how to get rid of keto breath. (more…)
Fruit can be hard to resist, especially in the summer months when options are ripe and juicy. But unfortunately, modern fruits are very high in natural sugars (which means they’re high in carbohydrates), making them almost off-limits on the Keto Zone diet.
There’s one caveat, however: berries! There are a few berries that can, in low moderation, fit into the diet. (more…)
When your body is in ketosis, it creates ketones as a byproduct of breaking down fat for energy.
When you’re newly in ketosis, these excess ketone bodies can spill out of the your body through your breath, urine, or blood. This means you can test your ketone levels in a few different ways.
Are you worried about losing or not being able to build muscle on the keto diet?
Eating the Keto Zone way is fantastic for weight loss and losing fat, but some active people worry about losing muscle too. Thankfully, this is a myth! You ultimately do not need to worry about losing muscle on a keto diet.
In fact, keto makes it easier to lose fat while maintaining or building muscle. Let’s talk about why this is the case and break down the myth about building muscle on keto. (more…)
If your gallbladder has been removed (or you have gallbladder problems), it can be more difficult to digest fats because the gallbladder is known for secreting bile that helps with fat processing. This might make you wonder whether a ketogenic diet (which is very high in fats) is possible for you at all.
The short answer is yes, you can absolutely eat keto without a gallbladder! But there are a few extra precautions that will ensure you follow the diet safely. (more…)
If your weight loss has plateaued or you want to supercharge your results on the Keto Zone diet, fasting is a good next step. Keto and fasting complementing each other perfectly, and using them together is highly recommended.
Below we’ll explain why the combo is good and how you can starting implementing keto fasting today! (more…)