Ketogenic Diet Diabetes

Ketogenic Diet Diabetes Some people have suggested that this type of diet might help a person with diabetes, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) do not recommend any single diet over another. Every person has different dietary needs. Doctors now individualize diet plans based on current eating habits, preferences, and a target weight or blood sugar…

Ketogenic Diet Side Effects

Ketogenic Diet Side Effects Although the adverse effects related to the ketogenic diet are generally less serve than those of anticonvulsant medications used to treat epilepsy, individuals following the diet may experience a number of undesirable effects. Short-Term Side Effects There are several short-term side effects that are most evident at the beginning of therapy,…

Cyclic Ketogenic Diet

WHAT IS THE CYCLIC KETO DIET? In the cyclical keto diet, you are going in and out of ketosis on a weekly basis. You might remember that on the ketogenic diet, you want your body to switch from functioning on glucose from carbohydrates to functioning on ketones from fat. To do this, you want to…

Ketogenic Diet Tracker

The Best Ketogenic Diet Tracker The ketogenic, or keto, diet can sometimes sound too good to be true, though many people swear by it. The basic idea is to eat more fats and fewer carbs to move your body into a state known as ketosis. During ketosis, your body converts fat into compounds known as ketones and begins…

The Ketogenic Diet

What is a ketogenic (keto) diet? In essence, it is a diet that causes the body to release ketones into the bloodstream. Most cells prefer to use blood sugar, which comes from carbohydrates, as the body’s main source of energy. In the absence of circulating blood sugar from food, we start breaking down stored fat…

Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss

How Does Keto Impact Weight Loss? Keto has some traits that are reminiscent of the Atkins diet and other low-carb plans. The keto diet involves dramatically reducing your carbohydrate consumption and substituting fat instead. This dietary alteration will put your body into a metabolic state known as ketosis. Keto 101 Ketosis is a completely normal…

Ketogenic Diet Diabetes Type 1

What is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system is a defence that guards the body against viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and toxins. A combination of genetics and an environmental trigger (potentially a viral infection, low levels of vitamin D, cow’s milk or increased insulin demand) engages the immune…

Negatives of Ketogenic Diet

Keto Risks to Keep in Mind The ketogenic diet is a low carb, high fat diet commonly used for weight loss. Restricting carbs and increasing fat intake can lead to ketosis, a metabolic state in which your body relies primarily on fat for energy instead of carbs. However, the diet also carries risks you should…