If you’ve started keto and you’re not feeling the boost in brain function or your digestion isn’t on point, the culprit might be your gut health! Supporting your gut health goes beyond just eating gut-friendly food — believe it or not, gut health is greatly influenced by your thoughts. That’s why it’s so important to approach keto from a holistic standpoint. You can do all the “right” things on keto, and still not reap the benefits if your thoughts are not aligned with your actions.
When starting keto, it can be so tempting to want to know exactly what to do to find keto success: what food to eat, what keto products to buy (or not buy!), whether to carb up or not (and when!). If you’re a keto beginner, you’ve got to find out what works for you, even if that differs from everyone else’s keto approach.
I’ve talked to so many women who started a ketogenic journey for one reason or the other, often for weight loss, and what happened is that the obstacles they faced on keto showed them that there is more to life than weight loss or stressing about what to eat. Keto can be that catalyst that opens the door for all kinds of awesome healing, you just have to be willing to embrace the struggles that come with the process.
One of the misconceptions about keto is that you can’t be a ketogenic athlete. We’ve debunked this myth before, but I thought it would be great to chat with someone who was a carb-fueled athlete and made the transition to keto while training… and then crushed her goals.
Keto weight loss is achieved when we go beyond calories. Taking a deeper look at another major contributor to your keto weight loss and keto women goals: the health of your gut. Just a couple of weeks ago, I created this video on how the gut is connected to your brain and, the choices you…
What do you do when your support system isn’t being supportive? Whether it’s your healthcare team, your partner, your best friend, a parent, or a coach… sometimes, those around us just don’t get it, despite their best efforts. That’s why it’s so important to believe in your body, to trust your own intuition, and to fight for yourself!