4 Ways to Get Into Ketosis – Fast

What is ketosis and why would you want to get there? Ketosis is a metabolic state where your body is using fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates. This is usually accomplished by following a ketogenic diet, which is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate way of eating. Getting into ketosis can have a variety of benefits, including weight…

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What is Beta Hydroxybutyrate and do you need it?

BHB

When it comes to the keto diet, one of the most talked-about supplements is beta hydroxybutyrate (BHB). BHB is a ketone body, which is a byproduct of fat breakdown that can be used for energy in the absence of carbohydrates. So, do you need BHB on keto? The short answer is no. Your body will…

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How to exercise on keto: the complete guide

Woman exercising

If you’re like most people, you probably think of the keto diet as a way to lose weight. But what you may not know is that the keto diet can also be a great way to get in shape. That‘s because when you‘re in ketosis, your body is able to burn fat for energy, which…

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Introduction to the Keyto Mediterranean-Style Low Carb Program

Woman using Keyto Health

Ketogenic or low-carbohydrate and high fat (LCHF) diets have increased in popularity recently. Published data have shown that LCHF nutrition is extremely effective for weight loss, prevention or treatment of type 2 diabetes, and many other conditions[1-5]. LCHF nutrition also has favorable effects on biomarkers including fasting glucose and insulin, inflammatory markers, and most lipid…

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Keyto’s Take on Randomized Controlled Trials

Dr. Weiss studying the Keyto breath sensor

In the previous article, we outlined our process to design Keyto, which is a Mediterranean-style ketogenic program. In summary, we used the best scientific evidence to arrive at a program that achieves the metabolic benefits proven with ketogenic diets, while also optimizing for LDL cholesterol levels. After program design, the next step was to find…

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Keyto Program

Keyto Health program

In previous posts, we outlined our method for designing the nutrition principles of the Keyto program. We then described why a randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the only unbiased test to determine its effectiveness. While the Keyto program includes nutrition advice, the more important job was to give users tools to succeed. To benefit millions…

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Keyto’s RCT results

Keyto UBC RCT results

In the previous posts, we’ve outlined how we designed the nutrition principles of the Keyto program, why RCTs are a gold standard test, and what is actually included in our program. In this post, we’ll discuss our RCT results. As a recap, the objective of our RCT was to determine whether our Mediterranean-style ketogenic program…

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Implications of Keyto’s RCT results

Woman using the Keyto app

In the previous posts, we’ve outlined how our Mediterranean-style ketogenic program was designed, and subsequently shown superior to the Weight Watchers’ (WW) program in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). In this article, we’ll discuss the implications of this result. Mediterranean Keto The first implication is that we showed you can get the metabolic benefits of…

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Smart Sweets Review: Every Flavor Ranked

Holding a Smart Sweets sweet fish

Smart Sweets are a lower-sugar alternative to traditional gummy treats. They come in many flavors including gummy bears, sweet fish, and rings. However, do they fit a keto lifestyle, and how do they taste? We’ll dive into both questions in this post. Smart Sweets Ingredients Prebiotic soluble fiber from tapioca chicory root fiber Smart Sweets…

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How To: 3 Easy Ways to Measure Ketones

Measuring ketosis with a breath meter like Keyto

A very important part of success with the keto diet is keeping track of your progress. While you should make an effort to monitor your diet and macros, monitoring your ketones is also crucial. Why? Because knowing your keto level allows you to understand if you’re burning fat as fuel and can also help you…

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