Peppermint has been a holiday treat for hundreds of years, but it’s been used as a holistic health plant for thousands of years by Eastern countries like Asia and Europe. Nowadays it flavors anything from breath mints, soaps, and toothpaste to candy. However, to reach the full potential of this aromatic herb, peppermint tea is a great way to go. Although the tea itself hasn’t been studied, the compounds in its leaves, menthol, limonene, and menthone were found to have a laundry list of amazing benefits. (1) So, what are these benefits? And how much should you drink? Keep reading to learn all the reasons peppermint tea is great for Keto Zone.
There’s nothing worse than lying in bed wide awake when you’ve got a full day’s work ahead of you. And unfortunately, to some extent, the Keto Zone diet can contribute to your insomnia. Surprised by this? I thought so! The keto diet is supposed to help you subscribe to a healthy lifestyle, and we all know a bad sleep does more harm than good.
However, there’s no need to be alarmed! Here we’ll go through everything you need to know on why you need sleep, what is keto insomnia, and how to beat it to go on living healthily on keto. (more…)
Going on a trip this season? The holidays are hard enough being surrounded by unhealthy, carb-loaded meals, and traveling doesn’t make it any easier. Between jet lag, restaurants, and fun festivities, it can seem impossible to stay in ketosis while you’re out and about. But believe it or not, burning fat on vacation is possible!
Whether you’re at the beach or in the snow, you can still stay on the Keto Zone diet without your own trusty kitchen. Use the tips down below as the ultimate guide to traveling on keto this Christmas. (more…)
The Keto Zone diet allows you to take back control over your health. By teaching you how to track your intake of protein, fat, carbs, and other micronutrients, you set yourself up for success in all aspects of wellness. However, potassium probably isn’t high on the list of nutrients you’re making sure to consume every day.
Unlike other diets, Keto Zone allows mostly all of your dairy favorites: cheese, butter, yogurt, sour cream, eggs, and even heavy cream. But one dairy product, in particular, can easily knock you out of ketosis: milk. Full-fat versions are often mistaken for keto-friendly, but this household staple is more than meets the eye.
If you have arthritis, you know it’s nothing short of painful.
Arthritis is an umbrella term, mainly describing diseases that create pain and stiffness in the joints of your body. Osteoarthritis is the most common and affects nearly 27 million Americans with Rheumatoid arthritis next in line at 1.5 million. (1, 2)
Thankfully, your diet can play a role in how intense your symptoms become. Survey results suggest that 24% of those with Rheumatoid arthritis said that their diet played a significant role in aiding symptoms. (3) On top of that, diets like Keto Zone can contribute to weight loss, which also alleviates symptoms by easing joint pressure.
What foods should you include in your diet to help with arthritis pain?
Cheese has been on the naughty list for a long time, but thankfully, Keto Zone dieters don’t need to cut this infamous dairy product from their meals. In fact, cheese’s high-fat, high-protein macronutrients make it the perfect keto-friendly food to maintain ketosis and aid fat-burning.
With that said, consuming cheese comes with a catch! Unfortunately, not every cheese is made equal, but this guide tells all. From figuring out how to choose the right kind to know which to avoid, let’s get into the nitty-gritty of this classic food. (more…)
For Keto Zone dieters, Thanksgiving Day can feel like a nightmare. How are you supposed to stay in ketosis when you’re surrounded by unhealthy foods? The holiday ends up turning into a chore, only leading to either feeling miserable or giving up completely.
But believe it or not, you can make your entire Turkey Day meal keto-friendly! That’s right– the entire meal. From stuffing to pumpkin pie to leftovers, every top Keto Zone Thanksgiving recipe you need this year is down below. (more…)
We’ve been told our whole lives to eat our vegetables, so why are some not keto-friendly? To reach the state of ketosis, you need to limit your carb intake to 20 grams a day. Although nutritionally dense, some vegetables can easily exceed that limit.
Did you start the Keto Zone diet? If so, you may be wondering whether you’ve reached the end goal: ketosis. Ketosis is the state in which your body burns fat for fuel, instead of using glucose as its traditional fuel source.
Some go into ketosis within the first few days of the keto diet, whereas for others it takes a couple of weeks. So how are you supposed to know when you’re in ketosis? Here are 5 signs to look out for. (more…)