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Carbs: Friend or Foe? On Quantity, Quality and Timing of Carb Consumption for the Ketogenic Diet

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Carb Consumption for the Ketogenic Diet If you have been following a ketogenic, keto-style, atkins, or any form of low carb high fat diet you will be pretty accustomed to frantically checking food packaging for its carbohydrate content and no doubt grown increasingly frustrated at the amount of carbs which are added to most foods […]

Feeling Thirsty on the Ketogenic Diet?

You will find yourself feeling thirsty on the ketogenic diet! This is because your body processes minerals differently once you are in ketosis; As your body is detoxing, you rapidly eliminate sodium, which also lowers your potassium and magnesium from the body.

As you transition to ketosis you are going to feel thirsty. This is because your body processes minerals differently once you are in ketosis. As your body is detoxing, you rapidly eliminate sodium, which also lowers your potassium and magnesium levels. This means that you absolutely must replenish your electrolytes: sodium, magnesium and potassium. When […]

Fuelling your Workouts on a Keto Diet: To Carb or not to Carb?

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The benefits of being in a state of nutritional ketosis are widespread, from improved brain function and clarity to disease control such as epilepsy, type 2 diabetes and even cancer (Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets). However, what are the effects of a ketogenic diet on physical exercise […]