Definition of Ketogenic Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? It’s all the rage. The internet is filled with stories of how everyone from movie stars to ordinary people have shed stubborn pounds with the ketogenic diet. Some suggest that this eating pattern also may be helpful for managing diabetes and warding off Alzheimer’s disease. So, is it a miracle…

Ketogenic Diet Unhealthy

Ketogenic Diet Unhealthy Fad diets often come with big promises of weight loss and optimum health, but at what risks? University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial dietitians say the ketogenic or keto diet, which has gained popularity in the last several years, is extremely strict and difficult to maintain. Rachel Kleinman, RDN, LDN, clinical dietitian at Ingalls,…

The Ketogenic Diet Lyle Mcdonald

The Ketogenic Diet Lyle Mcdonald Ketogenic diets restrict carbohydrate consumption. Dieters employ ketogenic diets for rapid weight loss. When subjected to a ketogenic diet, your body enters ketosis. Carbohydrates serve as the primary source of energy for the human body. Fat acts as a secondary source of energy. Because ketogenic diets restrict carbohydrate intake, energy…

Ketogenic Diet and Liver

Ketogenic Diet and Liver Fatty liver disease is exactly what the name suggests – a disease characterized by the build up of fat in the liver. There are two main types of fatty liver disease: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Alcoholic fatty liver disease (also called alcoholic steatohepatitis) Both types of fatty liver disease are diagnosed…

Healthy Ketogenic Diet Plan

Healthy Ketogenic Diet Plan A keto diet is well known diet used for quick and considerable weight loss. Keto diet is also referred to ketogenic diet, LCHF (low carb high fat), low carb diet. The ketogenic diet is done to get calories from proteins and fats than the carbohydrates. How does Keto Diet Work? When lesser carbs…

Ketogenic Diet and Brain Cancer

Ketogenic Diet and Brain Cancer A ketogenic diet consists of low carbohydrate, moderate protein and high levels of fat. It triggers an adaptive shift towards the energy pathways normally used as a natural survival technique for humans during food restriction or fasting. Carbohydrates are broken down in the body into units of glucose, so when…

Fight Cancer With A Ketogenic Diet: Using A Low-Carb, Fat-Burning Diet As Metabolic Therapy

Fight Cancer With A Ketogenic Diet: Using A Low-Carb, Fat-Burning Diet As Metabolic Therapy Principles of ideal cancer treatment Target cancer cells only Spare body cells Protect body cells The standard of care (SOC) in cancer is presently based on three therapies Surgical therapy Radiation therapy Chemo-therapy All of the above do NOT target cancer cells exclusively.…

Ketogenic Diet Muscle Loss

Ketogenic Diet Muscle Loss Let’s start by looking at some relevant research on ketogenic diets and muscle loss or lean body mass loss. Kephart et al. (2018) took recreationally trained Crossfitters, put some on a ketogenic diet, and left others to their conventional diets. Lean body mass and fat mass were assessed (via DXA) after 12…