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…)
The Keto Zone diet is 70% percent healthy fats. And when you’re new to this way of eating, meeting that percentage can sometimes be difficult. To help, here’s a good fats list to guide you plus tips for getting enough fats on keto. (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…)
Keto rash: It doesn’t happen to everyone, but when it does, it might leave you concerned. But don’t worry. While uncomfortable, keto rash is harmless and temporary.
Here’s what it is and tips for eliminating it as soon as possible. (more…)
Adjusting to the ketogenic diet can take some time, and you might not get it all “right” in the beginning. That’s okay! But knowing common keto mistakes ahead of time can help you avoid them and see more success, including weight loss, on the diet right away.
So here are the top mistakes we see on the keto diet and how to keep from doing them. (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…)