USAGE INSTRUCTIONS FROM OUR COMMUNITY
1/ Mix with more water than prescribed
It is suggested to drink 1 full sachet with 12 ounces / 350ml. Most people drink it in a full shaker bottle (eg: Blender Bottle) 20 ounces / 600ml to extend the drinking time or dilute the sweetness of some flavours.
2/ Fat Loss is a common goal.
For best results we find you can drink Keto MAX for breakfast, and then not eat until you get hungry – even if that’s lunch time. This can help maximise these results, but is not essential. Or you can do this some days, and other days, have your Keto MAX after breakfast, around mid-morning. Exercising then soon after you consume Keto MAX is a great way to capitalise on being in ketosis and being in the ‘fat burning zone’.
If fat loss is the goal, measure the relevant body parts where you hold extra fat, take photos, instead of weighing yourself. Keto OS helps preserves muscle very effectively, which weighs more than fat, so the scales are not a good indicator of fat loss. Remember fat loss can come quick for some and take a few months for others.
For more in depth instructions provided by Dustin Schaffer who’d been teaching Nutritional Ketosis for 15 years, please click this link to look at his suggested protocols: Click here
3/ Muscle Gain / Preservation is also a common goal.
Ketosis is amazing for helping preserve muscle, especially from grinding workouts. You can take Keto MAX 15-30 minutes before exercising for a great boost to help you power your way through a session and reduce or eliminate post exercise soreness over the coming days.
4/ Instead of making diet changes right away, let Keto MAX organically guide you.
Common feedback is that people feel way less cravings for sugar, and more cravings for fat, salads and less starchy carbs and tend to move towards a ketogenic diet without forcing it. As you do change your diet, choose carbohydrate sources from vegetables and some fruit, and add in healthy fats like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado, oily fish, some raw cheeses, some fatty meats, etc. See links below for extra strategies.
5/ Consider adding MCT to Keto MAX formulas
MCT (Medium Chains Triglycerides) are a type of fat that enhance the effects of Keto MAX and provide extra satiation for people, preventing sugar cravings. Currently, Orange Dream 2.1 is the only Keto MAX formula that contains MCT. You can add up to tablespoon to all other formulas in the form of:
– Keto Kreme (half packet per drink) – Pruvit product
– MCT 143 – Pruvit product
– Any other good quality MCT oil from a health food shop.
OVERALL PRODUCT LINE INGREDIENTS
Pruvit provide a range of exogenous ketone products and Keto accessory products as shown in the above image. Once upon a time, we only had 3 products available and this section was easier to update!
Please refer to the back of the packet of each product for the ingredients if not shown here, or else go to the corresponding product page on www.pruvitnow.com.
In basic summary, at the time of writing this Pruvit offer:
1/ Exogenous Ketones in 4 formulas:
A) Keto OS 2.1 (Orange Dream)
B) 3.0 (Choc Swirl)
C) MAX (7 flavours currently)
D) AMPED (2 flavours currently)
2/ MCT 143
Medium Chain Triglycerides and coconut oil combination.
3/ Keto Kreme
Medium Chain Triglycerides and AC-11 in powder form.
4/ Keto Kalm
Tea containing ketones and 5HTP (Tryptophan).
5/ Signal OS
DNA Repair containing AC-11
6/ Keto Broth
Powdered broth containing ketones and AC-11.
7/ Keto Reboot
Fasting kit that includes Keto OS MAX, Signal OS, Keto Kalm and Broth.
WHERE ARE THE INGREDIENTS DERIVED FROM?
Ref: Pruvit and Dr Ranga Premaratna in Sydney who introduced Keto OS to Joe Keto.
The company process is patented so we cannot know exactly how it’s made, but here is some information on the most common ingredients asked about.
Ketones – BHB – Beta Hydroxybutrate
The major cost of the product is because of BHB.
Starts out with Methyl Acetoacetate and through several processes we get 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid which is then bound with a mineral such a sodium, magnesium, calcium or potassium. Then we end up with DL-3-Hydroxybutyric acid and then it is recrystallised and dried.
Note: the BHB salts are identical to the naturally occurring bhb in the body. Exogenous ketones of beta hydroxybutyrate are available in two forms – Ketone Salts Vs. Ketone Esters:
Naturally-derived compounds that simply mix sodium (and/or potassium, or calcium) with BHB to improve absorption. Commercially available supplements are all made from ketone salts currently (includes KetoForce, KetoCaNa and Keto OS). These are also sometimes called “Ketone Mineral Salts” of “BHB Mineral Salts”.
Synthetically-made compounds that link an alcohol to a ketone body, which is metabolized in the liver to a ketone. Ketone esters are used primarily in research (at the moment) for testing their efficacy in elevating ketone body levels. They also are reportedly very unpleasant tasting, according to these who have experimented with them. So Keto OS is a naturally derived substance.
MCT – Medium Chain Triglycerides
Produced using USP Glycerin, and high-purity Caprylic (C8) and Capric (C10) fatty acids via an esterification process that uses high heat and pressure. They use only high-purity caprylic and capric fatty acids as the raw material fatty acids.
Derived from Maleic Anhydride. Not corn based.
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
From non-GMO corn.
Contains inulin, a soluble fibre that feeds digestive flora in the intestines. Many plants contain inulin, but chicory root has the highest concentration. Nourishing the healthy flora in the intestines enhances digestion. Furthermore, since inulin content is not digestible, the lack of glucose can help promote optimal blood sugar levels while also increasing stool bulk and consistency to help elimination.
The definition of natural flavour under the Code of Federal Regulations is: “the essential oil, oleoresin, essence or extractive, protein hydrolysate, distillate, or any product of roasting, heating or enzymolysis, which contains the flavouring constituents derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice.
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