[Resource] What is the Keto Flu and How to Remedy It? (23 min): It’s caused by carbohydrate restriction. And a big reason for that is sodium is flushed out with water weight loss. Drink lots of water with a pinch of salt. In addition to extra sodium (salt), also supplement with magnesium and potassium. Eat more fat, especially MCTs. Also make sleep a top priority. This one is worth the read if you’re going through the flu.
[Health] Skin Care on Keto (4 min): We’ve seen skin breakouts occur after a ride down high carb cheat-day train and pulling back into keto station. We usually overload on water on such days, just to be safe.
[Food] Keto Brownie (2 min): Although they resemble a soft and gooey granola bar more than a brownie, makes for a good keto snack, especially the Blondie Brownie flavor – our favorite.
[Article] Magnesium is Important for Proper Sleep (3 min): We’ve had those restful yet sleepless nights when we dive into hardcore ketosis. Little did we know then that this was a result of lowered electrolyte imbalance. As always, a balanced (macro and micro) diet is the holy grail.
[Science] Gut Microbiome on Keto and Epilepsy (6 min): Keep an eye out for the phrase “gut microbiome” (trillions of bacteria residing in our gut) in the future – the next frontier in health and nutrition.