Mar 1, 2019
Have you ever experienced
gaining weight following a ketogenic diet? In this Keto Hot Seat
episode, I address all of your questions specifically about weight
gain on keto. Take a listen!
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Keto Hot Seat Questions Answered in This
can I be successful in doing the ketogenic diet while eating fruit
and other high-carb veggies?
do I experience hunger all the time while on keto?
do I get out of the calorie counting, tracking mentality, and not
throw the towel in as soon as the scales stalls or my clothes feel
can I do keto without packing on the pounds?
are the stress and sleep components to weight gain and what are
some tips for proactively mitigating these?
am I bloated while doing keto?
my weight gain be because I still consume artificial sweeteners
along with a high-fat content?
it be because of food sensitivity that I’m not losing
you have any blood sugar issues, especially high insulin, this is
going to impact how you can tolerate carbohydrates.
you have high fasting insulin levels, you are resistant to weight
- Lifting weights is the quickest way you can get
your body to be carb-sensitive.
you’re experiencing a lot of hunger while doing the ketogenic diet,
you’re probably not in a state of ketosis.
is no reason for you to limit your veggies while doing the
- It is
common for individuals who are healing their metabolism to gain
- Bloating is a sign of GI distress. It doesn’t
necessarily have anything to do with weight loss or weight
- Limiting isn’t going to do much of anything if
you have a food sensitivity because, no matter what, every single
time, whether it’s every day or once a week, you are causing an
immune system response and an inflammatory response in your body
every time you eat that.
- Figure out what works best for you when doing
the ketogenic diet and check in on your blood sugar.
mindful of how you’re feeling. Really get in tune and connected
with your body.
lifting weights if you haven’t already. Move your body, gain
muscle, and be active.
your intuition. Make sure that you’re eating and moving
- Manage your stress through the “Fire Escape
Plan”. Create a list of things that you can pull up anytime, that
help calm you down and ground you, following these six
- People - People in your life who are
non-judgmental and show up and support you.
- Places - Geographies that speak to your
- Practices - Things like yoga, going to the gym,
lifting weights, meditation.
- Anything you can turn to and read that helps you get into a
better frame of mind.
and Audio - This can include music and podcasts.
- Sensory Experiences - Things like taking a
bath, getting a massage, snuggling in a blanket.
- Consider taking a break from keto and see what
I am headed to Portland for the
NTA Conference, where I hope to meet some of you guys at the meetup
that I’m hosting there. And then I’m also going to be in L.A. to
attend Expo West to find the best products that would be great for
you to potentially add to your shelves. So make sure to follow me
on Facebook and Instagram where I’ll be posting all about it.
As always, if you have any
questions, be on the lookout for the next Keto Hot Seat call for
questions on Facebook and Instagram.
“If you are someone who has
gained weight while following a ketogenic diet, I know it’s not
fun, it’s not what you expected, it sucks. But maybe it will help
you to know you’re not alone.”
“If you love fruit, you
should be able to eat fruit. There is no point in going through
life not eating the foods you love.”
Resources mentioned in the show:
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More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
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Best Ketone Test Kit
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone
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The advice and opinions in
The Keto For Women show are intended for informational purposes
only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health