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Can You Drink Alcohol on a Keto Diet?

A lot of people first starting off on their keto journey find themselves doing plenty of research on what they can and cannot eat, and the overall rules of the ketogenic diet, such as the topic of alcohol consumption. Going strictly keto means improved cognitive...

Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD): A Complete Guide

A targeted ketogenic diet (TKD) is an eating strategy designed to induce nutritional ketosis while allowing for precisely-timed carbohydrate intake. Ketosis is a metabolic state where the body switches from using carbohydrates for energy to using fat (including body fat) as its main fuel source. Thus,...

Avocado 101: Nutrition Facts and 10 Benefits

Avocado keto friendly
If you’re new to the keto diet, you may be wondering what tasty foods you can eat. You’ll be pleased to learn that avocados are an excellent keto-friendly food that is packed with a trove of health benefits in addition to being low-carb. Avocados are...

The Keto Flu: What is it and How to Fix It

As its name might suggest, the Keto Flu, also known as the “carb flu” is a flu-like reaction your body can have while on a ketogenic/low-carb diet (particularly in the initial few weeks). This reaction is a natural byproduct of your facing drastically reduced carb...

Best Exogenous Ketone Supplements

One promising solution for individuals looking to lose weight and supplement their ketogenic diet is exogenous ketone supplements. These supplements provide an exogenous/external source of the same ketones (generally just beta-hydroxybutyrate) that your body makes naturally/endogenously. Exogenous Ketones for Getting into Ketosis Exogenous ketone supplements greatly...

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD): Complete Guide

A cyclical ketogenic diet (CKD) is a diet regimen for inducing nutritional ketosis throughout the week while incorporating short-term carbohydrate “refeeds.” Ketosis is where your body flips a "metabolic switch," so to speak, from using carbohydrates for energy to utilizing fats (including adipose tissue)...

How to Avoid Dehydration and Electrolyte Imbalances on Keto

It’s a common misconception for those new to the ketogenic diet to expect an immediate physical and mental boost, but such is rarely the case. For many (in reality, for most), switching to a strict low-carb diet like keto will leave your body experience a...

Different Types of Ketone Supplements Explained

If you find yourself wondering what exactly ketone supplements are, aka exogenous ketones, and how they can help you through your keto diet, you aren’t alone. While your body does a great job of producing ketones when you’re restricting your carb intake, ketone supplements provide...

Standard Ketogenic Diet: The Complete Guide

If you haven’t had the chance to read our article about ketogenic dieting variations, you might not know what the standard ketogenic diet (SKD) is. At its most basic, standard ketogenic dieting focuses mainly on proteins and fats; carbohydrate intake is minimal. By keeping carbohydrates...

What Are Exogenous Ketones: How To Use Them and the Benefits

Chances are you've seen advertisements and posts on social media about the wonders of exogenous ketones. But why are these supplements growing in popularity so rapidly? What are exogenous ketones and who should be using them? This article will guide you to these answers and...