How Soon Does Keto Flu Start

Adapting to the ketogenic diet can feel like the flu. Tiredness, fatigue, stomach pains, and dizziness are common symptoms that the ketogenic diet beginner can experience, but these symptoms don’t come from a ketogenic virus or an infected mosketo (like “mosquito” — sorry, I couldn’t resist). In fact, the symptoms for keto flu are not…

What Vegetables Can You Eat On Keto

Eating keto friendly vegetables is considered a foundation of Atkins. In addition to protein and healthy natural fats, it is essential to consume certain veggies when living a low carb lifestyle; but eating too many veggies, especially starchy ones such as peas and potatoes, can undermine weight-loss and low carb efforts. During the Atkins® induction…

How Much Water Should You Drink On Keto

When you’re following a new fitness program or diet plan, drinking enough water to stay hydrated and look and feel your best is a no-brainer. But you may need to drink even more water with lifestyle changes such as the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet. “When you eat very few carbs, your liver releases glycogen, the storage form of glucose (sugar),…

Why The Keto Diet Is Bad

The ketogenic diet—also known as the “keto diet” or just “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it…

What Can You Not Eat On Keto

If you’re thinking about embarking on a ketogenic diet, you probably already know you’re going to be avoiding sources of processed grains and sugar, like pizza and muffins. After all, it’s an extremely low-carb, high-fat diet, and those are two of the more obvious carbohydrate culprits. But many of the foods you’ll also avoid aren’t necessarily unhealthy. In fact,…

How Do I Eat Keto For A Week

What exactly is a ketogenic diet? The ketogenic (keto) diet is based on a metabolic process called “ketosis,” which happens when your body does not have enough glucose for energy, so it burns fat instead. During ketosis, chemical molecules called “ketones” are produced in the liver when fat is burned, and they are sent into…