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How to Test Your Ketone Levels

People who follow a ketogenic often will utilize different test/specimens to measure ketone values in the body. These methods typically include urinalysis, blood sampling, and breathing tests. You can do these tests through a clinic/lab, but it is much more convenient to do them at...

Intermittent Fasting and Keto for Weight Loss

You've probably heard the hype around fasting as well as dietitians and nutritionists trying to convince people that fats aren't all bad. There are various ways of doing intermittent fasting and the keto diet. The two can work together very harmoniously to create the perfect...

How to Use MCT Oil for Ketosis

Countries like the United States have seen wheat and corn heralded with their ability to feed the masses. However, what we're finding with our Western diets now is that we're actually not getting enough fat intake, particularly saturated fats. In large part, this is due to...

How to Use the Keto Diet for Weight Loss

Ketogenic diets (aka the keto diet) are growing in popularity throughout health and fitness subculture. The term ketogenic refers to the process of the body creating ketone bodies. This serves as an energy source (along with fatty acids) when glucose availability is low. Therefore, ketogenic...

How Much and How Fast You’ll Lose Weight on a Keto Diet

Weight loss on keto is one of the reasons why many people often choose to follow the keto diet and place their bodies in a state of ketosis. Of course, with many drastic lifestyle changes, people generally discover that the benefits of following the keto...

75 Keto Snacks That Won’t Take You out of Ketosis

Staying in ketosis doesn't have to be difficult as long as you take two things into account – taste and preparation. Two of the most common reasons for falling off of the keto diet have a lot to do with overwhelming cravings and the lack...

What Is Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) and How Does It Work?

Beta-Hydroxybutyric Acid, also commonly referred to as beta-hydroxybutyrate or just BHB, is technically not a ketone body in terms of structure. However, it has ketone-like actions in humans and is thus classified as one. BHB is the most efficient ketone body in terms of either...

What Are Ketones? Everything You Need to Know

Ketogenic diets have surged in popularity in the last couple of years, but many people still don’t understand what ketones are, and how they work in the body. With a plethora of information out there, it’s important to get the correct facts on ketones, the...