10 Things You Need To Know About The Ketogenic Diet

1. What is the ketogenic diet plan?

The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a high fat, low carb diet designed to promote your body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. Ketones are the byproduct of lipolysis, the breakdown of lipids (fats).1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
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While similar to the more popular Atkins low carbohydrate diet, the ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting.

Ketosis is achieved by a drastic reduction of carbohydrates and an increase of fat, which makes the body more efficient at using fat as an energy source. Fat is also transformed into ketones in the liver, which provides energy to the brain.

Macros for ketogenic diet: Carb Calculator (MACRO CALCULATOR)

Keto Diet Food List

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