Ketogenic Diet Testosterone

How Does the Keto Diet Affect Testosterone? Going keto is all about change. Changing your diet. Changing your metabolism. Even changing your hormone levels. Take the hormone testosterone. Testosterone (T) is known as the male sex hormone—but females have a fair bit of it too. Men, in particular, rely on testosterone to burn fat, build…

Ketogenic Diet Reviews

Keto Diet Reviews Ratings reflect scores of 1 to 5 assigned to the keto diet in seven categories by nutritionists, specialists in diabetes and heart disease, and other diet experts on a ratings panel assembled by U.S. News. (See our Best Diets methodology.) The Keto diet was among the lowest-ranked diets overall. Many of our experts…

Does The Ketogenic Diet Work

The 10 Best Tips for Keto Diet Success The ketogenic diet is a diet like no other. It combines the power of calorie restriction with the unique benefits of nutritional ketosis to provide people with an effective way to lose weight and improve overall health. As I look deeper into the keto diet, however, there…

Ketogenic Diet Plan for Cancer

Ketogenic Diet Plan for Cancer The ketogenic diet is a hot topic these days, with news stories and multiple health claims spurring interest in this extremely high-fat and low-carb diet plan. One major area of activity centers around how the ketogenic diet may help individuals diagnosed with cancer. The theories behind this potential health benefit…

Ketogenic Diet and High Blood Pressure

Ketogenic Diet and High Blood Pressure Cholesterol For most people, the ketogenic diet will optimize your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for everyone. When it comes to cholesterol, you will most likely experience an increase in healthy cholesterol (HDL) that will help prevent heart disease. In other words, if your…

Ketogenic Diet Results 2 Weeks

What Happens in the First Two Weeks of the Keto Diet You’ll Start Losing Water Weight Within a couple of days of starting Keto, and definitely within the first two weeks, you’ll start losing water weight from stored carbs! Before Keto, even though I tracked calories and watched what I ate, my weight would fluctuate…

Ketogenic Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Ketogenic Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Being a cardiologist, the most frequent question coming my way for the last few years is “Doc what do you think about the “keto” [ketogenic] diet.” All foods contain both micronutrients and macronutrients that are essential for the body to function optimally. The human body requires macronutrients in large amounts,…

Fruits Allowed on Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate-protein and very low-carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of energy, but on a strict ketogenic diet, less than 5 percent of energy intake is from carbohydrates (learn more in our beginner’s guide for the ketogenic diet). The reduction of carbohydrates puts the body into a metabolic state…

Disadvantages of Ketogenic Diet

Disadvantages of Ketogenic Diet The ketogenic diet—also known as the “keto diet” or just “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve…