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What Is A Ketogenic Diet?

Alright, here’s what the ketogenic diet (often referred to as “keto”) is and the basics of how to follow it. What is the ketogenic diet? For those who don’t know the ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high fat diet (LCHF) with many health benefits. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake, and replacing it with fat. The reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis. When this happens, your body becomes incredibly efficient at burning fat for energy. It also turns fat into ketones in the liver, which can supply energy for the brain. Benefits: Ketogenic diets generally cause massive reductions in blood sugar and insulin levels. This, along with the increased level of ketones provide the numerous cited health benefits. Ketogenic benefits include: Fighting diabetes Epilepsy control Alzheimer’s disease Certain cancers Cognitive performance High blood pressure control Satiety Weight/fat loss Reduced cholesterol levels The most obvious and commonly cited benefits is the decreased insulin levels. This is why fasting becomes a great solution to people’s type 2 diabetes, cushing’s disease and many other metabolic diseases. Fasting as well as the Continue reading >>

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  1. TheLumberYard

    My pee definetly smells weird. I'm thirsty alot. I can't tell if I have Acetone breath. What else ibs there to detect as I can't find Ketostix?

  2. fifikinz

    Well, the general advice here is to stick to 25g of carbs or fewer and that's enough to be sure. Not sure if that's the answer you're looking for, but it's the best I have. Are you asking because you fear you went over in carbs?

  3. TheLumberYard

    I'm asking because I'm just not sure I don't want to be eating all this bacon and stuff and not be ketosis...sorry I'm new here

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