5 Hacks for Successful Ketosis

Transition to Keto Diet

Venturing out on a new ketogenic diet plan can exciting. But adjusting the way you eat—especially when the adjustments go against conventional wisdom—isn’t always easy.

Getting through those growing pains, however, can get you to the glorious other side where positive benefits of ketosis abound (including improved mental clarity, increased energy, and rapid fat loss).

Read more5 Hacks for Successful Ketosis

The Global Keto Menu: Keto Friendly Foods From Around The World

Ketogenic Food and Diets Around The World

As far as we’re concerned, the ketogenic diet is all about "addition through subtraction."

Yes, you are drastically removing carbohydrates from your plate, but you’re also adding some impressive benefits to your life. Try an accelerated journey to leaner body weight, sharpened mental clarity, increased energy, improved cholesterol levels, and improved insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control, to name a few.1

Read moreThe Global Keto Menu: Keto Friendly Foods From Around The World

Is Keto Hard?

Is Ketogenic diet hard

The ketogenic diet—comprised of high intake of fat, moderate intake of protein, and extremely low intake of carbohydrates—has been around for decades, first used therapeutically in the 1920s to treat children with epilepsy.1,2 It’s grown in popularity again in recent years, not for only medical purposes (including medication-resistant epilepsy, chemotherapy3, and diabetes4) but also for an effective means for rapid weight loss and a host of other health benefits, such as improved energy and mental clarity.5

Read moreIs Keto Hard?

Transitioning to Keto: Actionable Tips to Adopt Your New Lifestyle the Smart, Healthy Way

Transition to Keto Diet

Unless you’ve been living on a remote island in the middle of the South Pacific, you have likely heard of the keto diet by now. This way of eating, more a lifestyle change than an actual diet, is currently sweeping the world. From movie stars to stay-at-home moms, gym instructors to Wall Street bankers, people are increasingly turning to keto as a way to up vitality and reduce health problems.

Read moreTransitioning to Keto: Actionable Tips to Adopt Your New Lifestyle the Smart, Healthy Way

Keto and Fruit: Complete Guide

Fruit and Berries on Keto Diet

When many people embark on the ketosis journey, they mourn bread, pasta, danishes and other starchy, carbohydrate-rich, grain-based foods. Admittedly, it is hard to live without your morning toast if that’s what you’ve been eating for breakfast for the last 10 years. However, many people find that once they clear their systems of grain and grain-based products, they have a much easier time resisting these items and eating keto-approved foods.

Read moreKeto and Fruit: Complete Guide

7 Nut-Free Fat Options for the Ketogenic Diet

Nut Free Fat for Ketogenic Diet

If you follow ketosis but avoid nuts, some people might think you’re, well, nuts.

After all, we know nuts offer a variety of health benefits. Walnuts, Brazil nuts, almonds, macadamia nuts, and their kin have a sizable body of scientific research substantiating their ability to lower the risk of heart disease. Nuts have been shown to help reduce the level of "bad" cholesterol and systemic inflammation, too (with widespread inflammation being a nefarious major player in chronic health disease). The nutritional profile of nuts also boasts dietary all-stars like fiber, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants.

Read more7 Nut-Free Fat Options for the Ketogenic Diet

How to Avoid the Dangers of Keto Easily

Tips to Avoid Ketogenic Diet Dangers

Your friend looks amazing these days. You would never have the courage to wear such a form-fitting dress, and it seems like just a few months ago, neither did she – but now she’s rocking skinny jeans too? What’s the deal?

You ask her secret and she says keto.

Obviously you’d love to replicate her success, but you’re a little wary: After all, the internet is awash in warnings against the dangers of the ketogenic diet. While glucose, the main molecule on which the body relies for energy, is responsible for a raft of ills in the world, a diet that effectively does away with glucose altogether still gets a bad rap.

Read moreHow to Avoid the Dangers of Keto Easily

Keto What? Explaining Ketogenic Diet to Friends & Family

Explaining Ketogenic diet to family

According to Google Trends, the number of searches about ketosis has been on the rise over the past 12 months; the ketogenic diet was actually ranked as one of the top 10 most Googled diets of 2017. With so much more keto-curiosity out there, it’s no wonder more people are experimenting with this way of eating — and that more people are hearing a lot of conflicting information about it.

If (or more likely, when) you’re questioned by family, friends, and co-workers about your own ketogenic diet, it’s helpful to have a decent answer prepared. An elevator pitch, so to say. A response that’s at once honest and informative without sounding defensive or sanctimonious.

Need some ideas in your back pocket? Check out these four suggestions.

Read moreKeto What? Explaining Ketogenic Diet to Friends & Family

Ketogenic Diet: The Ultimate Starter Guide

Beginners Guide to Ketogenic Diet

Why Did We Write the Guide?

Hello readers! We’re very excited that you’ve decided to use our Ketogenic Diet starter guide! This guide was created for anyone who has ever wondered about or contemplated starting the Ketogenic Diet. We want to give you all of the tools and tips necessary for starting and maintaining a successful Keto lifestyle. This guide is your one stop resource to ensure that you begin your Ketogenic Diet the right way. We want to provide the steps that you can take TODAY to start your journey of ketosis. Every aspect from the history of the diet to the foods you’ll be eating are listed below. We want you to thrive and become another Ketogenic Diet success story that others can find motivation in!

Read moreKetogenic Diet: The Ultimate Starter Guide

The Vegan Ketogenic Diet Food List

The Ketogenic Diet is easier if you eat animal products – period.

But can a vegetarian or vegan be Keto? Does the necessity of fat and the small margin for carbs eliminate anyone else for meat and dairy consumers? No. The Vegetarian and Vegan can still be LCHF while observing their food preferences. Here at Keys to Ketosis, we’ve provided a vegan ketogenic diet food list to help anyone who is conscious of what types of food they consume, but still wants to (or has to) pursue a low-carb high-fat lifestyle.

Check out the list of food we’ve compiled for a low-carb vegan diet below!

Read moreThe Vegan Ketogenic Diet Food List

The Beginner’s Guide to Exogenous Ketones

Have you been wondering what exogenous ketones are? If so, you’re not the only one. The keto-dieting world has been buzzing with information about developments on exogenous ketones for awhile now, with many brands producing exogenous ketones that are used by Keto lifestylers around the world.

But the majority of Keto dieters don’t completely understand what exogenous ketones are or how they can benefit their diet (or dieting options).

In this post, we’ll provide you with easy to read information about exogenous ketones. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to utilize exogenous ketones in your diet, and teach others about their value.

Read moreThe Beginner’s Guide to Exogenous Ketones

Easy Low Carb Recipes for Your Ketogenic Diet Menu

We’ve talked about the perceived “walls” that people run into while following the Ketogenic diet. If you don’t try earnestly to stay creative and enthusiastic, you can end up eating the same foods over and over again – which loses attractiveness quickly. So how do you avoid this state of “diet boredom” while maintaining your fat burning lifestyle? You develop easy low carb recipes for your Ketogenic diet menu!

Read moreEasy Low Carb Recipes for Your Ketogenic Diet Menu

The Essential Ketosis Diet Plan Supply List

Essential Ketosis Diet Plan Cover Image

A Ketosis Diet Plan is a carefully considered, thought execution of lifestyle optimization. You’re going from someone who is controlled by impulse, to someone who controls life. Food is no longer a master, ordering you around by whatever craving you have. It has now become a tool – and a damn good one at that. But before you can execute, you need supplies for this plan. You can’t build a house without the tools, and you can’t escape a deteriorating eating style until you know what you need to do it. Listed below are you essential Ketosis Diet Plan tools.

Get to work!

Read moreThe Essential Ketosis Diet Plan Supply List

The Benefits​ of Mixing MCT Oil​ into Your Ketogenic Diet Plan

MCT Oils image group

In life, we’re always talking about must haves. If you’re driving a high end car, you must have the top of the line motor oil coursing through its cylinders. If you’re competing at a high level in a track competition, state of the art running shoes are a must have. When you’re celebrating a huge quarter at the office, the finest bourbon is a must have. I would submit to you, that if you’re serious about a ketogenic lifestyle, MCT Oil is a must have.

MCT oil for keto diet plan

MCT Oil provides a heavy dose of the very fuels that turn your body into – and keep it – a fat burning machine. Unlike LCTs, MCTs bypass much of the digestion process that others fats go through. MCTs act in an almost carb-like manner in how they’re sent directly to the liver, where they are used for energy.

There are many reasons why MCT Oil makes perfect sense for your Ketogenic Diet.

Read moreThe Benefits​ of Mixing MCT Oil​ into Your Ketogenic Diet Plan

Keto Meal Plan Recipes for Beginners

Keto Recipes for Beginners

As you scan through the results on Google, you become overwhelmed. You know there are plenty of Keto recipes out there, but you’re new to this, and you want to start with Keto meal plan that’s a little less overwhelming. We’ve been there too. You click the link, and are shown a laundry list of steps that you either don’t have time for, or are just too hungry to cover.

Well friend, you’re in luck, because here at Keys to Ketosis our goal is to make the Ketogenic lifestyle easier to transition to. We want you to succeed, and still enjoy what you eat. The two do not have to be at odds.

Read moreKeto Meal Plan Recipes for Beginners

The Beginner’s Guide to Keto Snacks

The Ketogenic Diet isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires you to leave behind many of the snacks that you know and love. But that doesn’t mean you have to leave behind snacking in general. No – there’s a happy medium.

The beginner’s guide to Keto Snacks will help you fight your cravings while simultaneously preventing you from falling out of Ketosis. If this sounds too good to be true, you haven’t looked closely enough to all of the delicious choices of Keto Snacks!

Read moreThe Beginner’s Guide to Keto Snacks