How the Keto Diet May Help | Ask the ND with Dr. Jeremy Wolf

How the Keto Diet May Help | Ask the ND with Dr. Jeremy Wolf

July 16, 2019 2 By William Morgan


one of the main benefits of following a
ketogenic diet is weight loss when
properly adhere to this type of diet
causes the body to break down fatty
acids into ketones when ketone levels in
the bloodstream are elevated individuals
enter into a state of ketosis which
often helps shed pounds quickly and
consistently adhering to the ketogenic
diet is not as simple as cutting carbs
there are specific calculations and
ratios of fat to protein to
carbohydrates that need to be followed
in order for the diet to work properly
the classic version of the ketogenic
diet involves a ratio of fats that is
three to four times greater than the
intake of proteins and carbohydrates
this means approximately 75% of calories
would come from fats 25 would come from
protein and only 5% would come from
carbohydrates those following a
ketogenic diet plan will drastically
increase their consumption of fatty
foods popular ketogenic food options
include eggs fatty fishes like salmon
cheese avocado olives and olive oil nuts
and nut butters seeds ghee and coconut
oil this type of diet completely cuts
out sugars and sweets such as candies
cookies and desserts so individuals
should be ready to give up indulgences
if they want to be successful
additionally many medical professionals
will recommend gradually decreasing your
carbohydrate intake and introducing the
ketogenic approach over a three to four
day period this lower transition will
help stave off a big loss of energy and
while ketogenic diet could be exactly
what you need to jump-start weight loss
it may not be the best option for your
long-term health and wellness make sure
to consult a healthcare professional to
identify a plan design around your
individual needs
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