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A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide

A Comprehensive Beginner's Guide

What is a Keto Diet? A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It’s referred to as many different names – ketogenic diet, low carb diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), etc. 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 so that it will be chosen over any other energy source. Insulin is produced to process the glucose in your bloodstream by taking it around the body. Since the glucose is being used as a primary energy, your fats are not needed and are therefore stored. Typically on a normal, higher carbohydrate diet, the body will use glucose as the main form of energy. By lowering the intake of carbs, the body is induced into a state known as ketosis. Ketosis is a natural process the body initiates to help us survive when food intake is low. During this state, we produce ketones, which are produced from the breakdown of fats in the liver. The end goal of a properly maintained keto diet is to force your body into this metabolic state. We don’t do this through starvation of calories but starvation of carbohydrates. Our bodies are incredibly adaptive to what you put into it – when you overload it with fats and take away carbohydrates, it will begin to burn ketones as the primary energy source. Optimal ketone levels offer many health, weight loss, physical and mental performance benefits. Make keto simple and easy by checking out our 30 Day Meal Plan. Get meal plans, shopping lists, and much more with our Keto Academy Program. Looking for Something Specific? There are numerous benefits that come with being on keto: from weight loss and increased energy levels to therapeutic medical appl Continue reading >>

Keto-os Ketone Drink Conference Call Episode #10 With Dustin Schaffer & Sara Banta

Keto-os Ketone Drink Conference Call Episode #10 With Dustin Schaffer & Sara Banta

These audio recordings are to help you learn about one of the most innovative and life-changing health products to hit the mass market: Keto-OS Ketosis Drink In this episode, Dustin Schaffer of schaffermethod.com talks with Sara about why Keto-OS works for basically everybody, even vegetarians who typically have a hard time with a low carb diet. He discusses how new mothers can safely and successfully use exogenous ketones, even while breastfeeding. Dustin touches on concerns over saturated fat and cholesterol. Also, why ketones are such a powerful fuel source for healthy brain functions and even more important to the brain during times of stress or trauma. Plus a special announcement about the New Keto Cream Product and new and improved Keto-OS Version 2.1! Click the play button below to listen and learn more. What You Will Hear: Dustin Schaffer’s background [0:26] The low-down on Ketosis and Exogenous Ketones [1:45] The History of the Ketogenic Diet for Curing Disease [3:30] Why does this product work for basically everybody? [6:15] The Typical Low-Calorie Diet Cycle vs Fat Loss using Keto-OS [7:20] Ketones preserve muscle tissue during calorie restriction [8:45] When you have exogenous Ketones in your system you are less cranky, less hungry, you have less cravings, your mood is better, so you can get more done during the day [9:15] What happens if you’re a vegetarian? Can you successfully use the product? [10:20] Dustin’s recommendations for a safe protocol for new mothers wanting to use Keto-OS [13:23] Why are Ketones such a powerful fuel source for healthy brain functions and so important during times of stress or trauma? [15:21] Dustin touches on concerns over saturated fat and cholesterol [17:20] NEW Keto Cream Product [20:02] NEW Version of Keto-OS being r Continue reading >>

Is Keto Dangerous While Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Or For Children?

Is Keto Dangerous While Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Or For Children?

A question I’ve come across seemingly increasingly in the past few months, is a variation of, is it safe for kids to eat keto, including women during pregnancy and breastfeeding? This is where a simple disambiguation between a well and poorly formulated diet should end the discussion but let’s dig a little bit deeper into the concerns themselves, studies on children, the validity thereof, what a good diet is and context. One of the applications of a well formulated ketogenic diet has been in treatment of PCOS with much success, though more research is needed. You can search for yourself to find more info on this and the specifics with lots of other blogs and anecdotes covering it out there, but between weight loss and improved hormone regulation from better food choices it’s a way to manage symptoms and issues associated with the disorder. Many women who see improvements have noted they end up with a surprise pregnancy after starting low carb. Though usually planned or at least semi-planned, you can find near endless anecdotes of despite several years of trying, a sudden ketobaby happened after a few weeks or months of low carb. Just search through //www.reddit.com/r/xxketo and /r/ketobabies for personal accounts thereof. If you’ve done prior research into keto, you should already know that improvements in endocrine function are one of the benefits with plenty of evidence to support it. So if you’ve found yourself with a surprise baby thanks to keto the next question is, can you, should you, or is it dangerous to continue while pregnant? Ketosis and Pregnancy: Thanks to Japan and low carb as a treatment for diabetes we do have some research done regarding the application of a low carb diet in pregnant mothers on ketone levels and their role. Aside from this, c Continue reading >>

First Off.. What Is Ketosis?

First Off.. What Is Ketosis?

I get asked all the time, "Ashley... WHAT IS THE KETO DIET?" And that's a great question. Because when I was first introduced to keto//os and was told about ketosis and the keto diet, I had absolutely NO idea what any of that meant. So before I share my favorite recipes with you, I feel its important you know a LITTLE about ketosis and why its so important and what the benefits of it is for your body. ​ SO -- What is Ketosis? Ketosis is a normal metabolic process. When the body does not have enough glucose for energy, it burns stored fats instead; this results in a build-up of acids called ketones within the body. Fun fact: Ketosis is so normal that soon after birth babies are in ketosis and remain so while breastfeeding! There are SO MANY benefits of having your body in the state of ketosis, a few of those benefits being mental focus, increased energy, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, better sleep habits ​and even clear skin. And what I LOVE about keto//os is while it would take someone who is only sticking to a low carb/high fat diet a week or two to get into the state of ketosis. It would take you 45 minutes to an hour to get into ketosis by simply drinking a packet of your favorite Keto//os flavor! Pretty neat, right? Now that you know a LITTLE about ketosis and why its so awesome! :) Lets talk about the keto diet, why I love it, and what I love to eat! I did a LOT of research on the keto diet before I decided to give it a go. And I wont lie, being a Texan, where TACOS ARE LIFE.. I was a bit concerned about sticking to a low carb diet. But being on this diet, I assure you there are still SO many amazing foods you can have that honestly will have you not even missing carbs! Sounds crazy, but TRUE! So yes, the keto diet is a low carb/high fat diet. Don't let Continue reading >>

Ketogenic Supplements Reviews Fast & Safe Keto Products For Weight Loss

Ketogenic Supplements Reviews Fast & Safe Keto Products For Weight Loss

Ketogenic supplements are taking the world by storm and the right product can steady the balance of fats that your body needs to get your body into that state of ketosis. Those of you who have tried this form of weight loss before are probably more than aware of how hard it can be to first get your body to adapt to such a dramatic change in your daily intake of food, let alone without the help of a single exogenous ketone supplement. And the situation isn’t made any easier if you use a poor quality ketosis supplement because the wrong product may actually do you more harm than good. Bad quality ketosis supplements, have proven to lead to side-effects such as constipation and increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in men and women may also experience amenorrhea or other disruptions to the menstrual cycle. This is why it is really important to know what combination of compounds you are consuming, particularly while you are on this very strict diet, because the wrong balance can really mess with you in the long term. DO YOUR RESEARCH. I can't stress this point enough. This lifestyle change isn't for the faint hearted and you can't just wing it. It's a calculated exercise, which can lead to so many benefits. Check out the rest of this article so you can get up to speed, on how everything works and what powder or pill are actually out there and when you're finished go deeper and read our articles on the science behind this fascinating and our reviews on the best mix of exogenous ketone supplements out there in the market. Because without the knowledge and the right information, you'll never reach your goals and you may as well just keep eating that mash potato for dinner and club sandwich for lunch. Believe me, I stumbled onto this trend before it even blew up a Continue reading >>

Playbook Keto//os

Playbook Keto//os

1. Knowledge is Power P R O U D L Y P R E S E N T S KETO//OS Playbook 2. K E T O / / O S P L A Y B O O K 2 Contents What is Ketosis?........................................................................3 The KETO//OS Supplement.....................................................4 What to Expect with KETO//OS...............................................5 The n8tive Zone.........................................................................6 The Keto Life.............................................................................9 Intermittent Fasting................................................................12 Types of Ketones in the Body..................................................13 Testing for Ketone Levels........................................................14 Keto OS for the Athlete............................................................15 References................................................................................19 NOTES.................................................................................... 20 3. K E T O / / O S P L A Y B O O K 3 What is Ketosis? Think of the body as a hybrid car that can burn electricity or gasoline for fuel. Our bodies are designed to use two different fuel sources, they can burn sugar (glucose) or fat (ketones). This is a natural adoption from the Paleolithic Era when humans would cycle through short periods of scattered vegetation and times of a purely carnivorous diet. Summer season would bring spouts of vegetation to our primal ancestors and they would put on some body fat during this abundant time because glucose is a key to fat storage. Winter months would bring little or no vegetation resulting in a diet full of animal fat and meat. This resulted in fat adaptation and required ketosis, b Continue reading >>

Breastfeeding And Pregnancy- Keto//os

Breastfeeding And Pregnancy- Keto//os

“Is it true that Keto/0S helps to put you in Ketosis?” Fact or Fiction?” Can I take KETO//os while breastfeeding or pregnant? AlohaKeto.com Continue reading >>

Is It Safe To Use Pepto-bismol During Pregnancy Or Breastfeeding?

Is It Safe To Use Pepto-bismol During Pregnancy Or Breastfeeding?

Diarrhea, nausea, heartburn are unpleasant. Pepto-Bismol can be used to help relieve these and other digestive problems, including upset stomach, gas, and feeling overly full after eating. If you’re pregnant, chances are you’re all too familiar with these types of digestive upset. You may wonder if you can use Pepto-Bismol to help relieve your discomfort safely. Here’s what research has to say about using “the pink stuff” during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This is a tricky question without a crystal-clear answer. Even though Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug, it’s still important to question its safety. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests that you avoid taking Pepto-Bismol during the second and third trimesters of your pregnancy. This is because it raises your risk of bleeding problems when you take it closer to delivery. However, it’s likely safe to take the drug during the first trimester of pregnancy. That said, even during the first trimester, it’s probably best to use Pepto-Bismol as few times as possible. Here are a few other things to keep in mind about using Pepto-Bismol during pregnancy: Long-term use The active ingredient in Pepto-Bismol is a type of drug called a salicylate. The risk of problems from salicylates is thought to be small. However, there have been reports that long-term use of these drugs by mothers can cause serious harmful effects on a pregnancy. Pregnancy category The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not assigned a pregnancy category to Pepto-Bismol. This means that it isn’t known for sure if Pepto-Bismol is safe for use in pregnant women. Birth defects The Collaborative Perinatal Project researched the effects of drug exposure on pregnancy. It did not find any evidence that Pepto-Bismol is linked Continue reading >>

Keto Basics

Keto Basics

If you follow the ebb and flow of the dietary industry, then you have probably heard of the term “ketosis,” “ketones,” or “the ketogenic diet.” You generally hear reference to them when we talk about low-carb, higher fat diets. In a society where low-fat/no-fat is pretty much the accepted standard, this whole low-carb/high-fat concept can seem a little… out there. Especially when there is so much confusion about what ketones are and what they do. THEN, I start talking about the possibility of supplementing with ketones – and people get even more confused. So let’s unpack all of this, learn a little more about ketones, and why taking a supplement might actually be a good thing. Let’s start with the basics. What ARE ketones and what is ketosis? When we think of the body’s natural fuel source, we think of glucose, or sugar. We know that our body needs to use sugar as a fuel, but what many people don’t realize is that fats can be an equally, and even superior, fuel source to the body. The process of ketosis refers to the body’s ability to use fats as its primary source of energy, over glucose. When the body burns fat, it produces three bi-products of fat breakdown, β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB), acetoacetate (ACA) and acetone. These bi-products are called Ketones. This is a naturally occurring process and it’s what allows our bodies to survive during times of food restriction. When an individual begins to follow a low carbohydrate diet, the body has to look for another fuel source, and it turns to fatty acids and fat stores to provide that much needed energy. The liver breaks down the fat, and releases ketones into the blood to be used by the brain and other organs to produce energy. The interesting thing about ketones is that BHB may be a more effici Continue reading >>

Pruvit Keto Os And Bio Max Review Best Fat Loss Ketone Supplement

Pruvit Keto Os And Bio Max Review Best Fat Loss Ketone Supplement

Keto OS is a DRINK that puts your body into ketosis in 59 minutes or less, without changing your diet! Puts your body into FAT BURNING MODE! Pruvit KETO OS and Keto Max Review: Does KETO OS Work? Prüvit’s proprietary formula, KETO OS, has been researched, tested, and is doctor approved. It is the first natural consumer product on the market to provide elevated blood ketone levels to the body. Profession athlete’s body builders, and every day people are using our products for fat loss, muscle preservation, appetite suppression, increased focus, better sleep and more! You simply mix Keto OS with water and drink it, 1-2 times a day to benefit from the amazing effects of Ketones in your body. What is Keto? Pruvit – KETO OS Review Keto OS Review from Dr Andi and CEO Brian Underwood What are the side effects of KETO OS? I get asked that question a lot. I realize it’s because most supplements out there have nasty side effects and you are often miserable while taking them. Often, at the same time you are dieting and starving yourself while on those supplements. Restricting calories makes you tired, hungry, gives you mental fog and makes you CRANKY and HANGRY! This is why many fail. You are depriving yourself and that is not a normal lifestyle or a long term solution. You will eventually give up, and all that you accomplished will be lost. Many end up bingeing on bad foods because they starved themselves for so long, quickly gaining all their weight back that they lost. Keto OS is different because it only has AMAZING benefits and no bad side effects. What if you could limit your food intake and feel AMAZING at the same time? I know it seems impossible after what I said above, but Keto OS if DIFFERENT. It gives you energy, mental clarity, focus, better memory, better mo Continue reading >>

My Experience With Exogenous Ketones: Tale And Truth

My Experience With Exogenous Ketones: Tale And Truth

97 Comments I woke up the morning of the ceremony with butterflies in my stomach. I’d done the necessary prep. I’d abstained from carbs the past week and food the past 24 hours. I’d performed four consecutive full-body circuit workouts to deplete muscle glycogen, and undergone a liver biopsy to confirm full depletion of liver glycogen. I wasn’t taking any chances. Although I had extensive experience generating endogenous ketones and subsisting on my own body fat, exogenous ketones were another matter entirely. You don’t want to mess around with a holy sacrament without doing due diligence. Holy sacrament? Yes. According to ethnographic accounts from early Arctic explorers who encountered the sacred compound, the exogenous ketone was developed by traditional peoples of the wintry north. No one’s quite sure where it arose first—Siberia, Greenland, Alaska, Lapland. What they do know is that these societies revered the type 1 diabetic, a rare find in the pre-contact Arctic. Using an admittedly grisly and cruel process, these groups would starve the tribe’s diabetic to induce ketoacidosis, harvest the ketone-rich urine, and reduce it slowly to a ketone-rich tar over a wood fire. Tribe shamans would dissolve the tar in pine needle tea and distribute it to members exclusively before hunting trips, warfare, and any other activity requiring optimal physical and mental function to boost energy and improve performance. As Mark Twain famously quipped, “The strongest coffee I ever had was a Laplander’s piss.” So when I showed up to the small building on the edge of town on a rainy evening, I was anxious. What was I in for? The solemn countenances worn by my two guides for the day—Dr. Peter Attia, wearing dark robes and swinging a thurible loaded with burning Continue reading >>

Pruvit Keto Os Exogenous Ketones Review – Miracle Supplement?

Pruvit Keto Os Exogenous Ketones Review – Miracle Supplement?

Pruvit Keto//OS Ketone Operating System Review Hello! Hi, my name is Rachel Vrabel and you can find me on Instagram @womensblogtalk or on Facebook. Today I’m reviewing a supplement made by Prüvit called Keto//OS (Ketone Operating System), which is a powder you mix with water and drink once or twice daily that tastes delicious! Keto OS puts your body into a fat burning state of ketosis within 30 minutes by flooding your body with exogenous ketones. The skinny is – you’re burning FAT rather than carbs. Good for weight loss? Heck yes! And extremely safe. But what’s even more amazing is how you FEEL (remember that, because ketones are NOT just a fat loss aid, that’s just side effect of being in ketosis!) Remember the Atkins Diet – high fat, low carb? It’s a tough diet to follow, but one that works to shed weight quickly if you can endure the food restrictions. A similar diet is the Ketogenic Diet which is a high fat/moderate protein/low carb diet and there are plenty of restrictions. But what if you don’t want to follow a strict diet but you still want the benefits of being in ketosis? This is where Keto//OS sets itself apart from every other supplement on the market! Here are some of the benefits of ketosis and drinking Keto OS: Fat loss Sustained energy Increased focus Suppressed appetite Better mood Better sleep Muscle preservation Anti-aging, clearer skin Please, keep scrolling for information on each of the flavors! But first I’d like to tell you about my Pruvit Keto-OS Results! Check out my Youtube Video Review on Keto OS How Much Weight Have I Lost on Keto OS? Keto OS Before and After Photos – Results from Drinking Keto OS Round #1 (Jan. 2016) Ok so I’ve had two rounds with losing weight on Keto OS and I want to tell you about both times, becau Continue reading >>

Keto During Pregnancy

Keto During Pregnancy

I get a ton of emails a few months after these consults telling me that they are ecstatic and are now pregnant but are wondering on what to eat now. As if this diet of REAL food would be harmful to a fetus. There are many reasons why to not add in certain foods like gluten and dairy. Many times when cravings get the best of pregnant clients and they consume these foods, the auto-immune response can result in a miscarriage. But even if the clients are committed about staying away from gluten and dairy, they often worry that too low of carbs is bad for the fetus. You will never find evidence of this, but you will read it all over the web. The information that clients read have a few flaws: 1. A huge mistake is when people and doctors compare benign dietary ketosis to diabetic ketoacidosis. You can produce ketones in a starvation state. So instead of using a well-formulated low carb diet, they starved pregnant rats to get them into ketosis. The flaw in that evidence should be obvious. 2. The last form of this “evidence” is when they sliced up the brains of rat fetuses and saturated them in ketones. What happened was that the brain cells lived but it stopped producing new brain cells. This is thought to be evidence that ketosis causes retardation. Now let’s dive into the facts. The lean human body is 74% fat and 26% protein by calories. Fats are a structural part of every human cell and the preferred fuel source of the mitochondria, the energy-burning units of each cell. A fetus naturally uses ketones before and immediately after birth. Many studies done on pregnant pigs that are placed on ketogenic diets have fetuses with “increased fetal brain weight, cell size and protein content. In the early stages of pregnancy there is an upsurge in body fat accumulation, whic Continue reading >>

Keto Os Buy 2 Get 1 Free Sale!

Keto Os Buy 2 Get 1 Free Sale!

Who wants Free Keto OS? Buy 2 of the same and get the 3rd FREE for KETO OS 2.1 or 3.0! Offer ends Sunday at 11:59pm CT. Get yours today! Ends May 6 at 11:59pm Free product is applied at check out! QUESTIONS?? LIVE CHAT is at the the bottom of the page! Order by phone! Call us at 1-855-KETONES (1-855-538-6637) Toll free! Referrer code: skinnydrink (all one word) Not sure which version to pick? Check out my article -> Comparing each KETO version! Pruvit Review of each product: Keto Kreme, Chocolate Swirl, Orange Dream and Keto Max Hawaiian Punch are all Buy 2 get 1 free! referrer code: skinnydrink (all one word) QUESTIONS?? LIVE CHAT is at the the bottom of the page! Order by phone! Call us at 1-855-KETONES (1-855-538-6637) Toll free! Is Keto/os safe? Is Keto/os safe for children, while breastfeeding & during pregnancy? Keto/os makes it easy to follow a healthy lifestyle. You do not have to change your diet to enjoy the benefits of Keto/os. You can follow a low carb/Ketogenic/Paleo or whole food lifestyle. Doable and healthy, even for children. A question I get a lot is whether Keto/os is safe for children? I’m happy to say that Keto/os is safe for everyone, even children. Babies are born in ketosis and mother’s breast milk contains ketones. It is a natural state to be in. Ketone supplementation is safe for anyone of any age. My Mom is 78 and enjoys many benefits of Keto/os including better memory, more energy, more focus, better mood and more! Keto/os is safe for breastfeeding or nursing Moms and during pregnancy as well. In this video our team doctor talks about Keto/os during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Keto/os and Pregnancy, Explained by Doctor Heather How is Keto/os taken? How often can I take Keto/os? Keto/os is taken 1-2 times a day. Most people find tha Continue reading >>

Comparing Perfect Keto Vs. Pruvit Keto//os

Comparing Perfect Keto Vs. Pruvit Keto//os

Exogenous ketones are becoming an extremely popular supplement for performance. They are brand new to the mainstream market so it makes perfect sense that there are a lot of questions about what’s important in a ketone product so that buyers can make an informed decision. This is the guide to compare Perfect Keto Base vs. Pruvit Keto//OS ketone products. Marketing and advertising claims can leave consumers feeling bewildered on what’s important and what is “healthy.” As with any purchase, it’s important to take a look at what it has to offer and make the best choice for your goals. Our aim is to keep it simple and break down the few significant differences and why they matter. There are three general categories of ketone supplements (perhaps four if you include products that use the term “keto” but don’t do anything for ketosis). Perfect Keto and Keto//OS are ketone salts. Important questions to ask when looking at ketone supplements are: Do they contain ketones? (Re: Raspberry ketones) Do they promote ketosis? Do they have artificial ingredients and fillers? Are there ingredients that I am intolerant of? (eg. soy, dairy, gluten) Let’s take a quick overview of the Perfect Keto and Pruvit ketone products, then dive in deeper to ingredients, product development, and price. Perfect Keto vs. Pruvit Keto//OS – Product Overview Keto//OS Overview The Keto//OS products are made by Pruvit and come in four different types: Keto//OS Max Maui Punch Keto//OS Max Swiss Cacao Keto//OS 3.0 Chocolate Swirl Keto//OS 2.1 Orange Dream Option for each: buying products “charged” (with added caffeine) or caffeine free. Perfect Keto Base Overview Perfect Keto Base comes in two flavors: Let’s dive into more the details of each – what they are, and how they’re made, Continue reading >>

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