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  • What is the best way to measure ketosis?

        There are three primary ways that ketones can be measured.  Through urine strips, blood ketone meters, or breath ketone testing.   Each of these three techniques has their own pros and cons; ho...

  • Should I count total or net carbs?

      Net carbs are the carbs you have left when you subtract fiber and sugar alcohols from total carb count. The problem with counting net carbs is that it can lead to a higher total carb intake and a...

  • Is Keto the same as Atkins?

    You may be wondering how Keto is different from Atkins.  While both diets may restrict carbohydrates to similar levels, Atkins tends to be a higher protein, low carb diet, while Keto is more of a h...

  • Will I lose muscle on Keto?

    Ketones have been shown spare the breakdown of muscle protein and potentially stimulate protein synthesis which is why the diet has been considered to be a muscle sparing diet. If formulated correc...

  • Is red meat safe?

      Like fat, red meat has been demonized for being bad for our health.  Red meat actually contains many beneficial nutrients and has a great place in a Ketogenic Diet. It is important to make sure t...

  • Should I not eat dairy on Keto?

      Nearly 75% of people do not possess the necessary enzymes to digest dairy.  Additionally, dairy contains lactose, which is a sugar that can impact ketosis and should be limited to optimize ketosi...

  • Can I have cheese on Keto?

      Nearly 75% of people do not possess the necessary enzymes to digest dairy, this includes cheese. Additionally, cheese contains lactose, which is a sugar that can impact ketosis and should be limi...

  • What are the benefits of Fasting?

      There are many benefits of fasting including lower blood sugar, increase in blood ketones, improved energy, decrease in inflammation, enhanced weight loss and improved overall health.

  • Do I have to fast on Keto?

    The Ketogenic Diet was actually founded for its ability to mimic fasting.  Fasting is a wonderful tool that can be used when following a Ketogenic Diet. However, it is not required and it is often ...

  • What is Intermittent Fasting?

    Intermittent fasting is characterized by alternating between time periods of fasting and feeding. This approach to fasting can be done daily if desired. Examples of common IF practices include 16:8...