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The Side Effects of Ketosis– And Ways to Beat the Keto Flu

The side effects of nutritional ketosis include weight loss, improved mental clarity, stabilized mood, improved PCOS symptoms, reduced acne, reduced appetite, higher levels of HDL (the good cholesterol), improved insulin sensitivity, and reduced blood pressure. The side effects of transitioning to nutritional ketosis, on the other hand? An equally impressive list, but considerably more daunting: […]

Your Questions About Ketone Supplements, Answered!

Your cupboard is stocked with almond flour and psyllium husk powder. Your test strips are on standby beneath the bathroom sink. But what’s this about exogenous ketone supplements? Google “keto supplements” or “exogenous ketones, and prepare to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options and varieties. While the explosion of exogenous ketone supplements on […]

The Importance of Potassium in the Ketogenic Diet

Even a cursory investigation of the ketogenic diet is likely to yield plenty of information about the dreaded “keto flu”–the body’s reaction to reducing or eliminating carbohydrates from the diet. Symptoms include headaches, muscle cramps, mental fogginess, and fatigue as the body resists giving up simple sugars and carbohydrates in favor of using fat stores […]