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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To The Keto Diet

The keto diet (also known as the ketogenic diet) is well known for being low in carbohydrates. Keto is a state in which the body produces ketones in the liver, which are then used for energy. The keto diet can also be known as a low carb diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), or any diet that limits carbohydrates to a low level (typically lower than 30 grams of carbs). What Is The Keto Diet? What Happens To My Body during Keto? What Do I Eat? What Are The Benefits of The Keto Diet? Physical Performance during The Keto Diet Are There Dangers to The Keto Diet? When you’re on the keto diet, because it’s lower in carbohydrates, most of your calories come from fats and protein to fuel the body. When you ingest carbohydrates, your body breaks them down into the simplest molecule possible, glucose. This molecule forces your body to produce insulin. Insulin transports carbs across membranes to either be used directly as energy or to be stored for later use (either in fat or muscle/liver glycogen). Glucose is the easiest molecule for your body to convert into and use for energy at any given time. Glucose will be the first thing chosen to use for an energy source. Insulin is produced to process Continue reading >>

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  1. SecureHandle

    I've skimmed the internet with nothing to show for it. Can anyone explain the difference? Is there any?

  2. [deleted]

    Keto is a descriptive term for any general low-carb, high-fat diet that should induce nutritional ketosis.
    Atkins is a detailed, specifically regimented weight-loss program that restricts many specific foods throughout its various stages and also restricts overall carbohydrate intake. It often induces nutritional ketosis and could be considered a ketogenic diet.

  3. bidnow

    Keto is the Induction phase of Atkins. Dr. Atkins told his patients that they didn't need to count maros (except carbs) at first for the same reason you see here with overweight people saying that they can't or won't count macros.

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