If you're interested in trying out a ketogenic lifestyle to feel energized, lose some weight or even for preventative health, here are 5 tips to get you started!
Study your foods and plan out what to eat. Aim for a diet that consists of about 70% of calories from fat, 20-25% from protein, and less than 10% from carbs. Using a meal replacement shake like KetoSys which is designed to fit that exact caloric profile, is a convenient and delicious way to keep on track.
Look for chances to cut out sugar and increase your intake of healthy fats. One opportunity is to replace your ‘double-double’ coffee or tea with KetoMate, a delicious sugar-free coconut oil-based coffee or tea flavour booster. Each scoop delivers 6 grams of medium chain triglycerides (MCTs are healthy fats for instant energy) along with mental performance enhancing nootropics.
Drink lots of water and be sure to replenish your electrolytes like sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Sea salt and bone broth are great ways to get adequate electrolytes in.
Take a multivitamin. Keto diets tend to avoid fruits, so ensuring you are getting enough of your essential vitamins is important to your general health and metabolism. A supplement like KetoVita combines 8 essential vitamins to support energy and metabolism along with exogenous ketones to give your brain and body a great energy boost!
Log your keto journey. Track foods, exercise, calories and your mood. Try intermittent fasting or an extended fast occasionally to boost your immune system and ramp up your body’s ketone production.
Seven components make up a healthy, balanced diet: carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fibre, and water. Of these components, the macros - carbs, proteins, and fats - are the easiest to track. Micronutrients like vitamins and minerals can be trickier, as you might not know what or how much you need.
Dymatize has several supplements in their repertoire that are already available in Canada. These include their long-serving Iso-100 hydrolyzed whey protein isolate, as well as their pre-workout, Pre-WO, and their full spectrum EAA, All 9 Amino.
Dymatize Iso-100 Cocoa Pebbles and Fruity Pebbles are available in Canada, and they’re right here at Supplement Superstore.
It seems like every day there’s a new trendy supplement that you “need” to take. It starts with a protein shake, and next thing you know, there are twenty things you should be trying on top of that. Supplements tout claims of making you leaner, stronger, or even smarter. It’s natural to be a little suspicious. After all, most people are aware that supplements are not federally regulated and can make any claim without proof.