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Can You Combine Keto with Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting and keto are two separate dietary practices that are growing in popularity these days. Lots of people use them to rapidly burn fat and feel better. Some people wonder if you can combine a keto diet with intermittent fasting. It turns out, you can. However, you must be prepared, because it can be very difficult to do both at once. In this guide we will explain how to combine keto with intermittent fasting, and find out if it’s right for you. What’s the difference between Keto and Intermittent Fasting? Keto is about food, and intermittent fasting is about timing. In a regular keto diet, you cut out all the carbs and sugars, and load up on protein and...

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What is Ketosis?

You might have heard of the term “Ketosis”. The Keto diet is named after it. Eating a strict Keto diet will induce Ketosis in your body. But what does that mean, exactly? What is Ketosis, and how does it feel? Medical Definition Technically speaking, Ketosis is what happens when your body doesn’t have enough carbs to burn to make energy. Instead, your body makes “ketone bodies”, which are produced from fatty acids. Think of it like this: instead of eating that jelly donut you ate for lunch yesterday, once you reach Ketosis, your body will start eating the fat around your belly, or the fat from the juicy steak you ate for lunch. There are many ways to get to...

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The Sweet Life of Keto

Stevia  Derived from the leaves of a South American plant, which is a part of the sunflower family, the active sweet compounds, called stevia glyosides, are extracted and refined. Liquid Stevia is one of the most popular keto sweeteners.

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"Good" Fats Vs. "Bad" Fats

Many people start the keto diet with the false assumption that eating tons and tons of fat will get you into ketosis faster. But if you eat too much fat, your body will burn that dietary fat first and it will not burn your body’s fat, which is the goal, isn't it?  So, we get it that fats have gotten a bad rap in the past, right? But, there’s another IMPORTANT thing to note…. Not all fats are created equal. You want to make sure you are feeding your body good, high-quality fats, not the harmful, unhealthy ones! There is a huge difference between good and bad fats.

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Keto, Ketosis, & the Keto Flu | What You Need to Know

The keto diet is a low carb, moderate protein, high fat diet which helps the body to produce ketones in the liver to be used for energy. When you eat something high in carbs, your body will produce glucose and insulin. Glucose is the easiest molecule for your body to convert and use as energy. The body will choose glucose over any other energy source. Insulin is produced to process the glucose in the blood by moving it around the body. Because glucose is being used as a primary energy source, fats are not needed and are, therefore stored as body fat. On a normal, high carb diet, that most Americans eat, the body will use glucose as the main...

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