๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿ”ฅ5 tips on How to Go on a Ketogenic Diet!! ๐ŸŽ

February 1, 2020 0 By Jose Scott


although originally intended for diabetics ketogenic diets have been co-opted by the fitness community for their low-carb efficient protein and high fat qualities as well as their ability to burn fat instead of insulin for energy ketogenic diets can be used for a wide variety of effects and a ketogenic state can be achieved through various formulas however it is important to understand the process of ketosis as well as the makeup of a ketogenic diet to make informed and helpful decisions about your lifestyle part 1 preparing for a ketogenic diet step 1 consult your physician or a healthcare professional ketosis is a relatively complex metabolic state where your body relies on burning fat for energy rather than glucose and therefore it may not be suitable for everyone there are a wide variety of reasons one would choose a ketogenic diet from its various health benefits such as being linked to reducing epilepsy various neurological disorders or treating certain types of diabetes – losing weight or gaining mass in the gym consulting your physician will help you understand what and how your body might go through once your diet has changed and will help keep you informed on healthy States throughout the entire process of ketosis discuss the possibility of potential complications with your doctor if you have pre-existing health conditions or metabolic disorders step 2 try a low carbohydrate diet before a ketogenic diet ketogenic diets although nutritionally sound are metabolically similar to starvation if you are transitioning from a low-fat high-carb diet you may experience some side effects generally called the keto flu during the first few weeks of ketosis trying a low-carb diet before transitioning into a ketogenic diet will reduce the amount of side effects as well as introduce you to the types of food you will be eating if you experience symptoms of the keto flu like nausea intestinal discomfort or sleep issues revert a standard low-carb diet for a few days before returning to a ketogenic 1 step 3 be aware of ketoacidosis ketoacidosis is a combination of an overproduction of ketones and an under production of insulin insulin regulates the amount of fat convert into energy when you are in ketosis the average individual will produce enough insulin while in ketosis to keep their ketones in a healthy range although an unlikely state if you do not have type 1 diabetes ketoacidosis can quickly become severe and cause symptoms like swelling dehydration and inflammation check with your physician or doctor to see if you are prone to an insulin deficiency step 4 choose a variant of a ketogenic diet some variants allow for moderation while others can be more restrictive there are different variants of ketogenic diets the more you understand about the various diet options the easier it will be to manage expectations or concerns control your diet and achieve your desired results the standard ketogenic diet which is the diet given to most ketosis study participants is made up of seventy-five percent fat 20% protein and 5% carbs cyclic illan targeted ketogenic diets allow you to add carbs two days per week or around workouts the high-protein ketogenic diet is similar to the standard diet but with slightly more protein and less fat the proportions are 60% fat 35% protein and 5% carbs step 5 test for signs of ketosis throughout your diet testing for your body’s production of ketones as a surefire way of knowing whether or not your ketogenic diet is effective you will eliminate many of the ketone bodies produced by converting fat in your liver through your urine throughout the process of ketosis testing throughout your diet will also help you keep an eye on the balance of ketones your body is producing and will warn you of any signs that you are slipping into ketoacidosis by ketosis test strips like keto sticks and use them regularly and consistently when producing ketones your urine and breath might begin to smell fruity or like nail-polish remover