As more people try keto and advocate for packaged options without processed sugary junk ingredients, there are bound to be companies who try to capitalize on the opportunity to jump aboard the keto train. So how can we tell the real keto packaged goods from the “keto” frankenfoods loaded with fillers and preservatives?
Doing all the “right” keto things, but you’re still struggling? Maybe your cycle is changing, or classic keto isn’t cutting it when it comes to managing those pesky menopause symptoms, and you’re ready to pull your hair out THIS INSTANT?! Take a breath, and hear me when I say: you’re not alone, in fact, many women can’t do the classic ketogenic approach. So what should we do instead?
Eating keto is more than just finding keto food that will fit the classic keto macros, it’s about finding food that makes you feel good and nourishes your body. When your body feels nourished and supported with high quality whole foods, it’s more likely to promote healing so that you can feel your best on keto.
Starting keto, or find yourself running into the same keto issues, even as a keto veteran? Maybe you need a bit of a refresher — today I’m sharing 7 keto tips for beginners, keto pros, and everyone in between.
Hormone health is possibly the biggest factor in determining your overall health, because your hormones control so many of your body’s essential processes. When our hormones are off or imbalanced, it can result in minor symptoms, like brain fog, or major issues, like chronic pain and disease.
I’ve become a pro at breaking the keto rules and that rule-breaking is what helped me understand what works best for me and my body. If the typical keto diet rules don’t work for you, and you find yourself falling off the keto wagon, this episode is for you!
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.
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!