Mar 22, 2019
What could be the reason that
you’re not losing weight while following a keto diet? I answer all
your questions regarding weight gain on keto in this installment of
the Keto Hot Seat.
Keto Hot Seat Questions Answered in This
- Can I
still do keto even when I have all the fat genes or is the diet
just not suitable for everybody?
going through menopause affect one’s ability to lose weight while
- Why is
it that, after trying everything else, the only way I’ve been able
to lose weight is by keeping my calories at or below
could be the reason why you plateau on weight loss?
- Is a
keto diet suitable to cure prediabetes?
does intermittent fasting seem to really spike my fasting blood
glucose and also hold weight? Is this my body’s way of saying that
I’m at the weight it wants to be?
are the differences, if any, between weight gain and systemic
inflammation and weight gain during perimenopause?
- How can
I maintain my weight loss after reaching my goal weight without
staying in ketosis?
- Menopause is a huge change in your hormones.
It’s also something that your body hasn’t gone through before so
it’s a very different trend than the usual cycle that your hormones
go through. A lot of times, these hormonal fluctuation cause weight
body fat for a female is completely normal and really
though we don’t think we have stress, it doesn’t mean we don’t have
stress or that our body thinks we are not stressed.
main goal of your body is to keep you safe. So it really wants to
make sure that when it comes to weight loss, that it’s happening
from a safe place.
- It is
nearly impossible to lose healthy weight if your blood sugar is out
of whack, especially if you have high insulin.
loss does not equal a balanced blood sugar. Just because you lose
weight, it does not mean that your blood sugar is great all of a
gain from inflammation is essentially water retention, and it feels
- Inflammatory weight gain is distributed pretty
evenly throughout the body, whereas actual fat gain is kind of
focused on key areas of the body.
you’re doing the keto diet, make sure you’re getting a good variety
of fats. They cannot all come from saturated fats.
you have the fat genes, keep an eye on your cholesterol and get
tested once every three months to make sure you’re headed in the
right direction as you tweak your keto diet.
you’re going through menopause, give your body a little bit of
grace during that time.
- Go for
high-intensity workouts a couple of times a week, and make sure to
include lifting weights.
your blood sugar and insulin levels.
your health in check.
If you don’t want to wait until
summer to get on The Fat Burning Female
Project, consider getting
on the self-study
option. It’s always
available if you want to get started right now.
As always, if you have any
questions, be on the lookout for the next Keto Hot Seat call for
questions on Facebook and Instagram.
“[Weight loss] is never going
to be a daily or even a weekly loss when you’re doing it the right
way, the healthy way for your body. There are always going to be
times where you stay the same and there are going to be times [you
lose weight]. It’s never a straight line down
“Anytime your body freaks out
in any way, that is a sign to not do that thing… It’s probably the
best way for us to be intuitive with what we do for our health and
don’t do for our health.”
Resources mentioned in the show:
- ButcherBox - For the month of March, you can get 2 lbs of
ground beef for FREE in every single box you get from ButcherBox
for the rest of your life, plus $20 off your first
Organics - Use the coupon
code keto4women and get 15% off your first order.
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female Self-Study
Best Ketone Test Kit
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Meter
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test
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