10 Keto Secrets To Fast Weight Loss
Here’s what you need to know to get started on the Keto Diet to lose weight fast.
Keto is a high fat, moderate protein, low carb diet, better described as a lifestyle. It’s build on the basic principle of macro-nutrient with a ratio of 70 percent fat, 20 percent protein, and 5 percent carbohydrates.
The objective of the Keto Diet is to shift your fuel source from being a sugar burner to being a fat burner. Fat is a more efficient way to burn energy. This is possible because your liver begin making ketone which can be found in your urine and blood as validation.
When you make the shift you become fat adapted. It means you’re in ketosis and you have ketones in your blood.
In ketosis your body burns stored fat rather than burning the easily accessible sugars to fill its energy tank.
If you eat more than the recommended carbs you won’t become fat adapted. You will get kicked out of ketosis easily in the beginning of your keto journey.
The Keto Diet requires some training before your body becomes skilled at burning fat. Eventually, being in ketosis will be easy.
You can expect to be tired before you experience high levels of steady energy. You’re body will go through a detox process as it works to burn off the glycogen stores (sugars) and begins burning fat for the first time in years – sometimes decades.
Many experience the keto flu during this adjustment period. This is normal and avoidable. If you’re experiencing heavy brain fog and nausea it means your electrolytes are out of balance.
Electrolytes are made up of potassium, sodium, and magnesium. If you’re experiencing symptoms of the keto flu, it’s eased or even cured with a Simple electrolytes drink and some light exercise.
Here are 10 Secrets to Losing Weight Fast When You Start Keto
1. Cut the Carbs
You must cut out refined carbs. Any packaged foods in your pantry have refined carbs. Your intake should be 20 carbs or less.
Read food labels and start raising your awareness of carb content in foods you’ve eaten in the past so you can make better choices in the future
2. Eat Coconut Oil
Cold pressed organic coconut oil suppresses your appetite. It also helps you burn more fat. It contains medium triglycerides that are result used for energy. It supports your detox process too because it is antimicrobial which if great for you gut. Learn more about healthy fats on keto and you’ll become a fat burning machine.
It can be blended into keto coffee, used to cook meat and used on veggies. If you don’t like taste of coconut oil the buy the refined variety. It’s has no taste.
3. Skip breakfast
By skipping breakfast you’re allowing your body to rest. Keto is built on the premise that you shouldn’t need to be digesting food 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool to help you control your weight.
Digestive test is important. It gives your body the chance to burn stored energy, specifically the fat. This is why two meals a day is essential to your weight loss momentum.
4. Drink water
Because you’re detoxing your body, you want to drink water to flush toxins out of your body. You’ll be using the bathroom frequently but you will adapt and eliminate less often as time goes on.
Because your eliminating water and your body is working to reduce inflammation, you’re also getting rid of electrolytes. Be sure to replace them. Neglecting to do so will increase the likelihood of experiencing flu like symptoms.
5. Sleep 8+ hours
Sleep is necessary for your body to repair itself. The Keto Diet is not just about losing weight. It’s about getting healthy so you CAN lose weight. Try meditation or deep breathing exercises to ensure high quality sleep each night.
Deny yourself if sleep and your fat storing hormones increase. Sleep and you reduce fat storage, especially belly fat.
6. Eat 5-8 cups of leafy greens
Micronutrients are found in leafy greens. They are also high in fiber.
At both lunch and dinner, have a salad made with your favorite greens: spinach, Romain, arugula, kale, parsley,… getting a box of mixed greens is convenient and provides a wide variety of greens in one purchase.
7. Eat Organic Meats
Grass fed organic beef contains important nutrients regular beef does not. Eat about 4-6 ounces of meat per meal. Don’t skimp on the fat. Get the high fat variety. Low fat meat defeats the purpose of keto.
By providing your body organic grass fed beef you will maintain muscle mass while losing weight.
8. Make Your Own Salad Dressings
Salad dressing you buy at the store or made with bad fats. Canola oil, soybean, oil and vegetable oil will not support your effort of getting into ketosis. They oxidize in your body and trigger inflammation, one of the greatest roadblocks to weight loss.
9. Walk Daily
Take a walk each day. It can be short. A one mile walk will help your body eliminate toxins and become fat adapted more quickly.
If you’re experiencing the keto flu, you might want to crawl in bed and not go anywhere. Get yourself up and get moving. Encouraging circulation will force your body to cycle through the toxins and eliminate them and make you feel better more quickly.
10. Drink Bone Broth
If you’re hungry throughout the day, drink bone broth. Bone broth is full of glycine and collagen. It soothing to your digestion and helps satiate you throughout the day without taking in unnecessary calories.
If you follow these tips for the beginning of your keto journey you will lose weight fast and become efficient fat burner in to time.
Your shrinking waste line will be your testimony to your keto success.