Here are the most common questions that people have come across to when they started ketosis and here is some advice. I am not a dietitian or a nutritionist. I had success following a keto diet and decided to become keto coach certified to help others lose weight and feel great too. What if I … More Keto Frequently Asked Questions
Today I did a thing and earned my Keto Nutrition Health Coach Certification. Why now, you might ask? Well after some unwanted weight gain, more body aches that anyone at my age should be experiencing, and just overall generally feeling BLAH – I knew I had to do something different and so I did … More Chicago Keto Coach
The Keto Diet starts at 20 grams of carbs per day or lower on purpose because this is a number far below what most people need in order to lose weight. After you get to the ideal weight, your number it’s ready to be revealed. How to find your KCL You have been eating a … More Will I gain weight after I stop eating keto?
It is important to remember that we are not using ketosis on its own but also intermittent fasting which a very powerful tool which can speed things up. Every time we eat, we trigger insulin production.. even if we eat healthy foods or not, every time we eat we will produce insulin. So what we … More Keto with Intermittent Fasting
Exercise and ketosis Exercise it’s a very important factor which will help you stay in ketosis also speed up your weight loss, boost your energy, burn fat, increase muscle mass, increase your metabolic rate, which pretty much means increase the fat burning capabilities of your body when you are resting. The extra oxygen after one … More Keto Diet and Exercise
Before you start The Ketogenic Diet let’s review briefly the foods that we eat that are the answer to our goals. We need to eat 70-75% Fat from fish oils, especially Omega 3,healthy monounsaturated fats, healthy saturated fats. Protein Approximately 15-20% of our daily diet from eggs, fish, chicken, and meats. I recommend you avoid … More Starting a Keto Diet
The short answer is yes – but only for awhile. One to three months to be specific until you get the hang of it. In this article, you will learn more about carbohydrates / carbs and their affect on a keto diet. If we ask anybody around us most likely every single one of the … More Do I need to count macros on a keto diet?
It usually takes a while for the body to get into the ketosis, and in order to see that you are in a keto one other than feeling energetic, and seeing your diminishing belly fat there are also a few tests which can be done. The first is easy and very inexpensive and available at … More Ketones and how to measure them
When we are preparing for ketosis we are preparing to go from sugar burning to fat burning. To do that, our cells, specifically the mitochondria – the body’s energy factory, are going to start burning fat as fuel instead of using sugar as fuel. There is a transition phase in which the body is producing … More Keto Adaptation
Back in the 70’s, Atkins defined his diet as a low-carb, high fat, and high protein diet. In 1972 he published a book called Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution, which sold tens of millions of copies and became the best selling diet book of all times. Back then, not too different than today, there was a … More How is Keto different than the Atkins Diet