Ketogenic Diet for Dummies

KETO FOR DUMMIES The Ketogenic diet works by changing the way the body turns food into energy. The idea is that you can lose weight by replacing the body’s typical go-to energy source — carbs — with fats. The keto diet deliberately places the body in a state of ketosis, where fat is released from…

Ketogenic Diet and High Cholesterol

Can Keto Diet Cause Elevated Cholesterol Levels? A ketogenic diet, popularly known as the keto diet is becoming a ray of hope for many people facing weight gain and related issues like Diabetes Type 2, PCOS, etc. A ketogenic diet is a low-carb diet that benefits your health by making fats, in your body, a primary source…

Risks of Ketogenic Diet

Keto diet side effects: What to expect The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, strictly limits carbohydrates while increasing the amount of fat that a person eats. A common short-term side effect of the keto diet is keto flu, which includes symptoms such as tiredness, nausea, and headaches. Researchers do not know a lot about the long-term…

Ketogenic Diet for Cancer Patients

Ketogenic Diet for Cancer Patients 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. The only therapy that targets cancer cells exclusively while…

Ketogenic Diet and Constipation

Does the keto diet cause constipation? The ketogenic diet, more commonly called the keto diet, involves a severely restricted carbohydrate intake. People who follow the keto diet compensate for this reduction in carbohydrates by increasing their intake of high fat foods and eating moderate amounts of protein. These dietary adjustments can sometimes cause mild constipation. Keep…

Ketogenic Diet Dangers

Ketogenic Diet Dangers It’s simple: cut the carbs, increase the fat, and you will be on track to following a highly effective weight loss diet. However, as with any major dietary change, significantly restricting your carbs will increase your risk for certain short-term and long-term side effects — some of which will go away with…

Ketogenic Diet Beans

ARE BEANS KETO? CAN YOU EAT BEANS ON THE KETO DIET? Beans are an all-year food. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the dead of winter cradling some homemade chili or avoiding people by slamming baked beans and playing with a cat at your mother-in-law’s summer cookout, beans are comforting. So what happens when you’re…

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet Calculator

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet Calculator To follow a ketogenic diet properly, you must restrict daily carbohydrates to around 20-30g of net carbs. This simple rule should be followed by everyone who is on a ketogenic diet, but there is one exception — athletes. By “athletes” I mean anyone who is doing high-intensity type training multiple times…

Ketogenic Diet Mayo Clinic

Ketogenic Diet Mayo Clinic The ketogenic diet gets headlines because celebs like Kim Kardashian West and LeBron James have championed it for weight loss. But what exactly is it, and does the science support the hype? The ketogenic — or keto — diet emphasizes high-fat foods and severely restricts carbohydrates. In fact, about 60% to…

Ketogenic Diet High Cholesterol

The Ketogenic Diet and Cholesterol Why is the keto diet so popular? And how does the keto diet work? What about keto diet and cholesterol?  High cholesterol levels in the body can lead to serious health issues and increase the chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart-attack! People have different reasons to love keto diet and…