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Top 10 Things Every Keto’er Should Know

Top 10 Things Every Keto’er Should Know

While some of these items are obvious, they can’t be overstated. We’re looking at you, #10

  1. Everyone Ketos differently  

Strict Keto, Lazy Keto, Dirty Keto — it’s all Keto at the end of the day. Heck, even here at KetoKrate, no two Keto’ers are exactly alike. Your journey is uniquely yours, and the truth is that no matter how much they holler, the Keto police can’t actually arrest you. Do what works for you!

 

  1. Your body isn’t Amazon Prime. It’s going to take more than 2 days to get results

Despite the sensational stories and dramatic before-and-after photos we see in our news feeds, not many people lose 20+ lbs a month. If you’re a self-proclaimed slow loser, keep calm and Keto on. Comparing your progress to others will only distract or discourage you.

  1. Success isn’t a straight line 

There are going to be bumps in the road and times where you will feel discouraged. Remember you are worth the effort!

  1. Take progress pictures even if you hate them!!  

It’s easy to lose track of the bigger picture when your only focus is the number on the scale. Keeping track of non-scale victories — like progress photos, measurements, and how you feel — will help you look back and see how far you’ve come.

  1. Treat Yo’Self!

A stash of Keto treats can help you avoid carbie cheats. There are hundreds of recipes and snack food alternatives out there now. Find them here.

  1. We all slip up. The important thing is to get up and keep going! 

No need to beat yourself up over it. Sometimes you fall and a cupcake lands in your mouth. Chalk it up to physics and move on.

  1. It’s okay to say, “No thank-you,” when offered carbie foods. 

If you don’t want to bring up the word “Keto,” say you’re insulin resistant. No one asks questions when you say it that way.

  1. If you feel like junk, you probably need electrolytes

Keto’ers lose water faster than a bucket with a hole in it. This is due to something called lipolysis. When fat breaks down, it converts into carbon dioxide, ATP, and water. The carbon dioxide is expelled when breathing, ATP is the energy currency our body uses, and the water is released by going to the bathroom more. Every time you use the bathroom, you are losing electrolytes, and with nature calling more often than a crazy-ex, it’s important to replenish them.

  1. Not everyone is going to accommodate your dietary requirements and that’s okay.

You’ve got this. Count on yourself to pack Keto snacks ahead of time, and you’ll never be disappointed.

  1. Never trust a keto fart 

Trust us on this one, guys!


If you’d like to receive a new selection of Keto friendly snacks to your doorstep each month, sign up for KetoKrate today!

 

Theresa R.

Well hello, fancy meeting you here! I'm Theresa, a self-proclaimed keto fanatic and the Official Flavor Raver here at Keto Krate! It is my dream and my passion to build people up, help them control their cravings, stay on track and find success on their journey to healthy living! I do this by scouring the earth and finding the tastiest, most convenient keto-friendly snack foods and bringing them to our subscribers. Thank you so much for joining me on this Ketoventure - together we can shift the mindset of big food manufacturers and show them we are unhappy with the sugar-filled status quo!

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  1. Truth! 🙌🏻 We’re all just human and ketoing ain’t easy!! Thanks for the humorous tips😉🙏🏻❤️😎😂

  2. Can you tell me if your snacks have sugar, gluten in it? Also, is there any way to get the snacks without pork products???

    1. Thanks for reaching out 😊 Our snacks are free of gluten. We occasionally do have sugar as an ingredient — for example, a beef stick may use minimal amounts of cane sugar during the preservation process. However, we only include products like this if the product otherwise has high nutritional value and quality ingredients. And we always ensure each serving is 5g net carbs or less 🙌 If you’re curious about other ingredients, please see the following: https://ketokrate.helpdocs.io/why-join/are-your-products-vegan-kosher-dairy-free-gluten-free-peanut-free

      Unfortunately, our team is too small to customize Krates right now, so we can’t offer our subscription without pork products. Sorry about this! You can get a better idea of how often pork products are included by checking out our past Krates: https://www.ketokrate.com/krate-club/

      Hope you have a a great day! 😊

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      Great question, Sara! It’s fairly common for people to experience a bit of the “runs” when they first enter ketosis. Sometimes, an unsuspecting keto’er will mistake it as ‘just gas’ and well….you know where I’m going with this…

  3. I’m giving this a go because Amazon prices for things keto are just outragous. I signed up for a membership because of a youtuber cslled Ketoginja. Can’t wait for my June box to arrive! I’m excited to see whats on the box.

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      Yay! We’re so happy to have you on the KetoKrate team, Laura 😊 We know you’ll love the June goodies and can’t wait for you to try them!

  4. I got my first box and I would like to order some more of the keto snacks I liked, how can I do that?

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      Hi Stephanie — thanks for reaching out. I just emailed you the links to make sure you have them, so you should receive that email shortly.

      Happy snacking!

    1. Yes 😊 KetoKrate is a subscription, and we ship Krates at the beginning of every month. If you sign up right now, you’ll receive the July Krate as your first Krate. Then your next shipments will be August, September, October, etc. You can also skip or cancel shipments at any time. Let us know if you have any questions, and hope to see you on the KetoKrate team 😊

  5. My friend has a subscription and she passed on a few items and let me say what a happy person I became instantly! I’ve been doing keto for about a month and realized when I was doingnit in the past, I was not very knowledgeable about macros- but now im set and I can’t wait to get my order! This is the first ‘diet’ where I dont feel like im ‘dieting!’ I eat and cook and have found a cooking to be so much fun!! I used to think healthy eating was grilled chicken and broccoli- how wrong was I! For those that don’t know, keto farts….. they’re real and as unpleasant as it it, just remember you’re saying BYEEEEE FAT!!!!!!

    1. Yayay Aisha! We’re so HAPPY to hear this! And how amazing that you and your friend are on this keto journey together 🙌 We’re so glad you’re enjoy food and cooking, and we can’t wait for you to get your own batch of snacks 😋 hahhah and YESSS — that’s really good to keep in mind when those keto farts happen!

    1. Hi Lisa! Right now, our Krates are a mix of both sweet and savory. Something you might enjoy is that when you sign up for the KetoKrate, you also gain access to our Members-Only KetoShop! There, you can purchase sweet goodies from previous Krates with free shipping in the US! So you can stock up on sweet goodies there 😋

  6. I’m excited to get my first box in July. I’ve only been truly on this diet for two days but I jumped into education and groceries and apps on June first, 5 days so. I work full time and live in a small town so this will give me work and home snacks.

    1. Hooray! 🥳 We’re so proud of you for diving into the education and groceries and apps! It sounds like you’ve already made some major changes, Charlene 🙌 Hope you LOVE your July goodies!

  7. What’s the average total items in a box each month?
    -and-
    How soon do monthly boxes tend to sell out?

    I was considering a subscription but the June box is already sold out.

    1. Hi Jenn! Thanks for your questions 😊 We include 10+ full-sized items in each Krate. If you’re curious about items in previous Krates, you can check them out here

      Recently, our Krates have been selling out quite early unfortunately. If you’re interested in trying us out for July, I recommend signing up soon, and then your Krate will ship out on July 3rd. By signing up, you’ll also gain access to our Members-Only KetoShop, and you can get some June goodies there! Let us know if you have any questions, and we hope to see you on the KetoKrate team 🙌

  8. I just purchased the ketokrate today! If tried keto off and on. But I finally broke down and purchased my first krate! I’m so excited and I know this will help me be successful to hit my goal! Thanks!!

    1. That’s so exciting, Lisa! KetoKrate can be a great way to help you commit to your keto goals (it’s so much easier when you have keto snacks to reach for). We know you can reach your goals! 🙌 You’ve got this, Lisa!

  9. I cannot wait to order hopefully on the 15th of this month.. been keto for only a few days and have done it before but kept falling off… hopefully this subscription will help.. down 5 lbs in a week so just continuing to stick to it…..

  10. I can not control overeating! I try to limit but then obsession kicks in & then the guilt! So then I starve myself & feel so weak. I want to get my control back & feel motivated!

    1. Hi Danielle, thanks for reaching out. We’re sorry you’re in that place right now, and we’ve completely been there. Try to give yourself grace right now as you get back to that place of being motivated — because you will get there! The overeating/restrict cycle is a hard pattern to escape, but our best advice is to find a middle ground so your body and mind don’t feel such a need to go to extremes. Rather than starving yourself for a week (which then increases the chance of overeating again later), forgive yourself for the extra calories and move forward like nothing happened. Try striving for more consistency rather than perfection. Luckily, we have an article all about this coming out this Saturday, so keep your eyes out for that article! There are lots of great tips and points in that article that will help you get back to that place of motivation 🙌

  11. Love this! Thanks. No really, Thanks! I mean it, THANKS!
    I love some humor in my day, and some truth never hurts either.

  12. Thanks so much for this opportunity to try The keto Krate diet im hoping it helps me out alot i have alittle over onr hundred pounds to lose so im really counting on this to help me out alot

    1. You’ve got this, Sharon! Take one day at a time and just keep going. We know you will crush your goals! Also, be sure to check us out on Facebook and Instagram (@ketokrate) to join our community and get more tips and tricks to help you on your journey.

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