About Allison Lee

Allison is a freelance writer, fitness expert, and long-time advocate of the ketogenic lifestyle. Once overweight, she contributes her success in losing over 75 lbs to both a low-carb, high-fat diet and moderate exercise. Residing in Tacoma, Washington, Allison enjoys getting out to explore the Pacific Northwest with her two children and taking in baseball games on lazy Sunday afternoons.

Scratching the Itch on the Keto Rash

2018-05-28T16:06:41-04:00By |News|

Entering ketosis has some amazing side effects on the body, like increased energy, a reduction in inflammation, and sharp mental clarity. It does, for some, come with a few downsides as well. If you’ve recently entered ketosis and find yourself itching like crazy, you could have what’s referred to as a keto rash. Prurigo Pigmentosa [...]

The Best Apps for Tracking Keto Macros

2018-05-28T16:06:49-04:00By |News|

Are your macros on fleek? If you’re ready to get serious about your keto diet game and crush your macros, you’ve got to be willing to put in the work to track what you eat. But why? Taking the time to track your macros can help you hone in on finding an ideal balance, but [...]

Girl Talk: The Keto Diet While on Your Period

2018-05-28T16:06:53-04:00By |News|

Hey girl, let’s talk. You know the feeling, I’m sure. You’re rocking that keto diet, the weight is coming off so fast that you get on the scale and do a little happy dance. Your daily food log is a shining example of perfect macros. Those ketones are making you feel so clear, focused, and [...]

Keto Dieting for Vegetarians

2018-05-28T16:07:06-04:00By |News|

With a diet that is traditionally so heavily based on animal proteins, it’s hard to believe that a ketogenic diet is possible as a vegetarian. Whether choosing a vegetarian diet for reasons of compassion or environmental impact, it is actually quite reasonable to combine this ethical way of eating with a keto diet. What Do [...]

Sano Releases World’s First Wearable Glucose Monitor

2018-05-28T16:07:25-04:00By |News|

With a good bit of research indicating the negative impacts that sugar and carbohydrates have on health, there’s been growing interest outside of the diabetic community to gain insight into blood glucose levels. Specifically, a new trend in health shows that many people are increasingly interested in examining the response that their bodies have to [...]

Am I in Ketosis? How to Know You’re Fat Adapted

2018-05-28T16:07:29-04:00By |News|

When adopting a keto diet, the ultimate goal is to achieve the fat burning state of ketosis. In this state where our bodies no longer rely on carbohydrates, which are broken down into glucose for fuel, a metabolic shift occurs where we begin burning fat and producing ketone bodies as a source of energy.1 As [...]

Halle Berry’s Age Defying Secret: Keto Diet

2018-05-28T16:07:38-04:00By |News|

For many celebrities, the pursuit of radiant youth and a fit physique is what keeps them on top of their professional game. At 51 years old, Halle Berry appears to have fought back against the hands of time and maintained an enviable glow that leaves many wondering just how she manages to stay looking so [...]

Keto Fast Food – Minding Macros While on the Go

2018-05-28T16:07:43-04:00By |News|

It would be great to eat deliciously prepared, wholesome dishes at every meal, wouldn’t it? But let’s face it, sometimes you’ve just got to eat. Whether you’re driving the kids from activity to activity or you’re on a road trip, fast food is usually the easiest solution when your stomach starts to growl. Surprisingly, with [...]

Maintaining Electrolytes on a Keto Diet

2018-05-28T16:07:46-04:00By |News|

How Electrolytes Are Lost In a keto diet, when insulin levels lower and we’re no longer burning glucose (carbohydrates) for fuel, we begin to dip into our glycogen stores. Glycogen is the body’s source of stored energy - an easily accessible string of glucose molecules stored in the liver and skeletal muscles.1 These glycogen stores [...]

Are These Foods Stalling Your Weight Loss?

2018-05-28T16:07:59-04:00By |News|

One of the most motivating aspects of keto dieting is watching the scale drop lower and lower every week. However, when you’re in ketosis and your weight loss stalls, it can get discouraging. Weight loss plateaus can be a great opportunity to assess your current diet and narrow in on any factors that may be [...]

Maintaining a Keto Diet on a Budget

2018-05-28T16:08:51-04:00By |News|

Ditching the processed, junk foods in favor of a healthy, whole foods based diet is bound to increase your monthly food budget. It’s the grocery paradox. When adopting a keto diet, which is nearly exclusive to meats, cheeses, and low starch vegetables, it’s natural to see your grocery bill climb out of control. The great [...]