basics of keto and how it works

A keto diet implies an almost complete rejection of carbohydrates in nutrition. This, in turn, makes the body use, not glucose (digestion of carbohydrates), but ketone bodies (a product of fat metabolism) as a source of energy. Read our comprehensive review on starting a keto diet.Keto diet is an easy way toContinue Reading

A low carbohydrate diet increases satiety. This diet helps balance blood sugar levels in the body. Unlike diets high in carbohydrates, blood sugar spikes, throughout the day, are kept to a minimum.Practitioners of low carb diets were directly compared with participants on a typical low-fat diet in a detailed analysisContinue Reading

The ketogenic diet (also referred to as the keto diet) is a low-carbohydrate diet that brings the body into a state of ketosis (a metabolic state where the body breaks down fat (lipolysis) to use as energy). The human body normally uses glucose as fuel (glycolysis), but during a ketogenic diet, the body is “forced” to switch to fat as a fuel, putting the body in a state of ketosis. Continue Reading