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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

 ENHANCE YOUR MOOD..A low-carb diet can improve your mood and reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. It does this by altering neurotransmitters in your brain, enhancing your brain metabolism, increasing your insulin sensitivity, and lowering inflammation. .Beta-hydroxybutyrate, one of three ketones your body makes during ketosis, increases the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

BOOST YOUR BRAINPOWER WITH KETONES..Your brain requires more energy than any other organ. Even though it only occupies about 2% of your body mass, it consumes 20% of your daily energy requirements..Your brain can only use two fuel sources for its energy needs. .Glucose (a simple sugar)Ketone bodies (which your liver makes when your body…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

 PROMOTE HEALTHY AGEING.The keto diet can help you age gracefully by promoting a healthy metabolism that enhances mental function and preserves your muscle tissue.. .It’s normal to lose some of your mental sharpness and physical strength as you get older. But dementia and muscle wasting are not normal and lead to loss of independence and…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

PREVENT CHRONIC Disease..While most people start the keto diet for weight loss, they stay for the overall health benefits..One unique advantage of the ketogenic diet is that it’s far more effective than other diets for increasing your insulin sensitivity. .Poor insulin sensitivity, also called insulin resistance, is a primary risk factor for chronic diseases like……

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

 REDUCE INFLAMMATION. .When you eat too many carbs, high blood sugar levels cause inflammation and oxidative stress, which can result in issues like brain fog, anxiety, depression, acne, physical pain, and autoimmune disorders. ..Because it’s very low in carbohydrates, the keto diet helps reduce inflammation in your body by decreasing oxidative stress. Ketones, the compounds…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

3. MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT FOR LIFE…..Maintaining weight loss results can be more difficult than losing the weight in the first place. Sadly, the majority of people who lose weight with a low-fat diet or caloric restriction tend to regain weight. .Even if you lose fat successfully, your body “remembers” your previous state. Over time, if…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

BURN MORE BODY FAT. .After meals, your body breaks carbohydrates down into glucose to fuel your energy needs. On most conventional diets, carbs are the primary energy source for your body…But on low-carbohydrate diets like keto, your body is forced to rely on fat for fuel, a process called fatadaptation. Fat-adapting is a shift in your metabolism that…

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Benefits of the Ketogenic Lifestyle?

LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT COUNTING CALORIES🥑🥩More than 70% of Americans are overweight or obese. And obesity is linked to many chronic diseases, higher health care costs, and reduced quality of life.🥑🥩The good news is that the ketogenic diet is extremely effective for losing weight.🥑🥩While some experts claim that calorie restriction alone results in fat loss, they’re…

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Keto Myth #2

I can eat as much fat as I like’… INCORRECT! Fat is our fuel source when in ketosis, it even helps us keep a healthy gut and even though in my experience, I am able to consume nearly twice the calories from Fat than I can from Sugar (carbs) and even though weight gain or…

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Keto Myth #1

I have to eat lots of fat to get into Ketosis’… INCORRECT! The amount of fat required to reach a ketogenic state is ZERO!It’s depleting your glycogen stores (glucose stored as energy) that pushes the body in to burning body fat for fuel. Eating fat in keto is fine, we use this dietary fat for…

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