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Working Out While Doing Keto | What You Need to Know

What type of workouts, if any at all, are best while you’re adapting to, or in Keto? This blog post will cover many of the frequently asked questions in the Power Foods Lifestyle 28-day Keto Challenge. What is Keto? The Ketogenic (keto for short) diet is a low-carb, high-fat, moderately low protein nutrition method. This approach to eating has steadily been gaining popularity and could easily be called ‘trendy.’ Yes, Keto has amazing results for the right person. It helps with accelerated weight loss, lowering inflammation and pain, reducing food sensitivities, reducing hunger and cravings, and cognitive dysfunction. If you determine Keto is the right approach for you, and your primary goal is fat loss, understanding the way to approach your workouts is key for maximizing your results. If your primary goal is something other than fat loss, you will still benefit in perspective by reading this post. You probably...

Which Diet Is Right For YOU?

In the midst of thousands of food and nutrition options, how can you know which Diet is right for YOU? As you sift through popular approaches that promise big results, there are 5 different factors to weigh out in your mind. It’s important to note, however, that here at Body Buddies, I prefer we use the phrase ‘Nutrition Strategy’ as the word ‘diet’ has a negative connotation. ‘Strategy’ indicates there is an approach with an end goal in mind. This information will help you become a Strategist in your thinking rather than bandwagoning on the next fad that isn’t right for you. You might even realize you have all the tools to take control of your nutrition without following a “program:” 1. Your Goal Would you like to lose body fat? Gain Muscle? Improve gut health? Jumpstart your metabolism? Have a healthy pregnancy? Reduce symptoms that make you suffer? While...

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Exogenous Ketones | Body Buddies Podcast Episode #188

Exogenous Ketones, like any other product on the market, can appear to be the miracle product that puts us immediately into fat burn! But are they really all they’re cracked up to be? Ketones are your body’s secondary fuel source for the brain while glucose is the primary fuel source. When you go lower carb in your eating or into ketosis for fat loss and anti-inflammatory goals, you may experience something called the “carb flu.” If you suddenly have that shortage of carbohydrates, you may feel fatigued, lethargic, and sometimes even nauseous. If you don’t want to take the time to slowly reduce the amount of carbs you eat each day, you can take ketones to help replace the fuel going to the brain while the transition is taking place. I do recommend exogenous ketones for the right individual: Individuals who are in a Ketogenic (lower carb state) who wish...