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Seven Low Carb Alternatives to Potatoes

Seven Low Carb Alternatives to Potatoes

What You'll Learn The Truth About PotatoesLow Carb Potato AlternativesCauliflowerRutabagasCelery RootTurnipsDaikon (also known as Mooli)KohlrabiJicamaWhy People Aren’t More Familiar with These Alternatives to PotatoesLow Carb Alternatives Will Become a...

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11 Steps You Can Do Today to Get Into Ketosis Quickly

11 Steps You Can Do Today to Get Into Ketosis Quickly

What You'll Learn Cut Out CarbohydratesAdd Healthy Fats To Your DietFastPlan Your SnackingSupplement With Exogenous KetonesIncrease Your Physical ActivityDon't Forget Your ProteinConsume Medium-Chin Triglyceride OilPlan Your Keto-Friendly FoodsTest Your Ketone Levels...

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5 Scientific Reasons to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

5 Scientific Reasons to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

What You'll Learn What Actually Is Apple Cider Vinegar?How Does Apple Cider Vinegar Complement the Keto Diet?The Data-Driven Reasons to Drink Apple Cider VinegarHelps to Maintain a Desirable WeightHelps to Combat Diabetes and Heart DiseaseCan Kill Harmful BacteriaIs...

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7 Nutritional Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef

7 Nutritional Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef

As the population of the earth increases, so does the demand for beef. Unfortunately, the farmers can’t keep up with this demand, which has led to beef that comes from animals living in terrible conditions and receiving antibiotics to keep them healthy. This isn’t to...

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Keeping a Low-Carb / Keto Diet When Dining Out

Keeping a Low-Carb / Keto Diet When Dining Out

One of the great things about the keto diet is the fact that you have so many food choices. Achieving a state of ketosis is simply conditioning your body’s metabolism to burn fat rather than deriving energy from carbs that are converted into glucose. If you can keep...

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Tricky Foods That Will Kick You Out of Ketosis

Tricky Foods That Will Kick You Out of Ketosis

What You'll Learn Common Foods to AvoidFoods You Wouldn’t Suspect ... Knock You Out of KetosisWhat to Look Out for When Eating Out...Using Exogenous Ketones as a “Priming the Pump Method”...Searching Ingredients on Food PackagesHow to Know When You’re Out of Ketosis...

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Collagen Peptides & Proteins: The Fountain of Youth

Collagen Peptides & Proteins: The Fountain of Youth

Of all the newest supplements to come on the market, collagen is the one that people are curious about the most. Promising to take great care of your hair, skin, and nails, among other things, this supplement is being presented as nothing short of a miracle-worker,...

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Keto Strips: What You Need to Know

Keto Strips: What You Need to Know

People on the keto diet are always curious about whether their bodies are in “ketosis,” which is when ketone bodies are elevated due to a low-carb diet or even fasting. Although it isn’t healthy to stay in ketosis all the time, it is all right for you to be in this...

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What Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) Is & What It Does For You

What Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) Is & What It Does For You

If you’re on a ketogenic diet, you already know that taking certain supplements may enhance your results and enable you to lose weight even more quickly. One of those products is beta-hydroxybutyrate, or BHB. This is a stable and very abundant type of ketone and it is...

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Keto Diet vs Paleo: Differences and Similarities

Keto Diet vs Paleo: Differences and Similarities

When you’re trying to decide which diet to use because you want to either lose some weight or get healthier, you might feel a little overwhelmed by the choices that are available today. The keto and paleo diets are very popular right now, and with good reason. Both of...

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The Ketogenic Diet for Beginners

The Ketogenic Diet for Beginners

What You'll Learn What is the Ketogenic Diet?More Than One Type of KetoWhich Conditions Are Helped by Following the Keto Diet?How the Keto Diet WorksWhat to Eat on the Keto DietAre There Side Effects with the Keto Diet?Do You Have to Take Supplements?Is the Keto Diet...

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Why Change a Good Thing?

Why Change a Good Thing?

We’ve gotten a lot of questions wondering why we changed our Giant Keto formula.  We are glad that you loved the original formula so much, but we truly wouldn’t have made changes if we didn’t think this was a better product that you’d love just as much, if not more. ...

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How to Make Your Ketogenic Diet a Success

How to Make Your Ketogenic Diet a Success

It's no secret, ketogenic diets can be strict and difficult to follow.  It takes preparation and focus, and requires you to really watch what you eat.  Besides this, there are a few things we feel you could do to make sure you get the results you want on a ketogenic...

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A Great Keto Shopping List

A Great Keto Shopping List

Your ketogenic diet isn't just bacon, eggs and cheese. Take a look at our list of keto shopping list ingredients that will break up the monotony and keep you on track. Still, to be safe, be sure to read all of your labels to avoid any issues. Dairy Full-fat Greek...

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BHB and the Benefits of Taking BHB Salt Products

BHB and the Benefits of Taking BHB Salt Products

BHB is an acronym for “Beta Hydroxybutyrate” – one of the three ketone bodies that are naturally produced as your body metabolizes fat for use as fuel. BHB is normally found in all people’s blood in varying amounts.  The other two ketone bodies made by your body as it...

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The Keto Flu and How to Avoid it

The Keto Flu and How to Avoid it

It’s called the “keto flu” for a reason: you feel miserably sick. Many people (not everyone) who begins a ketogenic diet experience what’s called the “keto flu” or the “induction flu” for the first 3-4 days while the body is adapting to utilizing ketones instead of...

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The Question of “Peetosis” with Exogenous Ketones

The Question of “Peetosis” with Exogenous Ketones

A common question that arises with our BHB product, as well as other brands', is whether the exogenous ketones you get actually help with ketosis, or are they just being urinated out and giving a false reading.  This is commonly referred to as "peetosis" and is a...

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Introducing Giant Keto and the Keto Blog Series

Giant Sports International is proud to announce the newest, most advanced weight management formula on the market— GIANT KETO®!  Our research team at Giant Sports International continues to stand by its promise; to be open and transparent with our products.  With this...

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Ketosis and BHB Salt Products- Keto Blog Part 1

BHB Salt containing products are a hot category in both the weight management and performance enhancement spaces right now.  However, Giant Sports International decided to make a bold statement with Giant Keto™ - which is what I feel is the most elegant and...

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Mitigating the Effects of Plasma Ammonia-Keto Blog Part II

In addition to helping you shed copious amounts of unwanted body fat at an accelerated rate, I wanted to share some of the other potential “cool things” that being in ketosis may add to your life.  Below are some videos from some of the heavy hitters and serious...

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