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So wondering what is Keto Diet or you are I know it all person? Ok for those who do not know Keto Diet is – It is something high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. Wow! Interesting so let’s get into its details. I should say it more as scientific details. So when cabs are low and fat is more our body enters a metabolic state called ketosis. Our body starts converting fats into ketones. Wait! I know your question what is ketones. Right? Ketones are molecules that can supply high energy in the brain. After a few days or weeks of having this diet, our body becomes very effective at burning fats. Ah! Interesting, as we are moving forward it’s getting even more interesting. A keto diet also decreases the insulin level. I do not know about you but I am surely going to have Keto Diet from now. Ok, I love this when I can anticipate questions and here we have the question with an answer.
What comes under Keto Diet?
Oops, oops Vegetarians alert. Yes, we also have vegetarian stuff in keto diet like:-
- Heavy Cream
- Low-carb vegetables
Dear Readers, just do not worry I will tell you which vegetables are low carb vegetables:-
- Cauli Flower
- Green Beans
- Tomatoes e.t.c.
You have to completely eliminate all carb sources like milk, grains, rice, potatoes, sweets, cereals, fruits. I know this sounds disheartening but to get healthy you have to forget favoritism in food. Before getting into how it helps in weight loss, there is one major thing. Who among us can have Keto Diet? See the relation between keto diet and cholesterol level.
Who can have Keto Diet?
O your happiness just faded away do not worry there are no disease restrictions here. It is just that if you cannot eliminate carb sources. Then Keto Diet is a big no for you. Do not worry we will have more upcoming blogs having more diet plans. In addition, another factor if you dislike high-fat foods, then also you cannot opt Keto Diet. Keto Diet is helpful in losing fat (are keto and dukan are fad diet?). If anyone here is overweighed? It is necessary try thing. Keto Diet may not be a good option for athletes. If you are having a dream to build a large number of muscles then also it is a big no. Additionally, it has some negative symptoms too. Let us go there afterward
Keto Diet and Weight Loss
Here is how it promotes Weight Loss:-
- High Protein Intake:- Some keto diets lead to high protein intake which results in weight loss
- Elimination of carb sources: – Limiting carb intake also limits our food options. This can decrease calories which helps in fat loss
- Gluconeogenesis: – Our body starts transforming fat and proteins into carbs, which decrease additional calories.
- Improves insulin sensitivity: – Keto Diets can extremely improve insulin sensitivity, which helps in improving the metabolism.
- Reduced fat storage: – Some researchers have proven that the keto diet may decrease the process of transforming sugar into fats.
- Increases fat burning: – keto Diets rapidly increase the amount of fat you burn during exercise, rest and daily routines.
Keto Diets help you lose fats, preserve muscles mass and improve many markers of disease. Many Studies have Compared low-fat diet to keto diet for weight loss and guess what Keto Diet is superior even when total calorie intake is matched. Let me tell you about one study in which keto diet people lose 2.2 times more than low-fat diet people. Triglyceride and HDL cholesterol levels also improved. Know about Akins diet and how it is related to keto diet?
Keto Diet and Metabolic Diseases
It helps in fighting metabolic disease like:-
- High Blood Pressure
- Abdominal Obesity
- High levels of bad cholesterol
- Low levels of good cholesterol
- High Blood sugar levels
After only two weeks of this diet, insulin sensitivity improves by 75% and blood sugar drops from 7.5 mmol /l to 6.2 mmol/l. So diabetics go for it. Say no to diabetes and yes to a keto diet. It also helps in decreasing triglyceride levels from 109 to 79 mg/dl after only 4 weeks.
And if you were reading my blog properly we need to go to the negative effects of it, so let’s proceed.
Negative effects of Keto Diet
- Increasing hunger
- Bad Sleep
- Reduced physical performance
Scared? This is like the flu you will suffer for a few days after that you will feel fine and get used to a keto diet.
So to follow this and to know more about this contact our expert dieticians now! Hope you loved reading it, stay tuned for more. Till then stay healthy and stay happy.