Posted by Michael Evans

What is Keto Diet?--(more formally known as Ketogenic Diet). Celebrities like LeBron James and Kim Kardashian have tried it and it seems like Keto is becoming more and more popular.

Facts:

- A keto diet is a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy

- Ketones are produces from the breakdown of fats in the liver

- By lowering the intake of carbs, the body is induced into a state known as ketosis

Ketosis is a natural process the body initiates to help us survive when food intake is low

- The end goal of a properly maintained keto diet is to force your body into this metabolic state, which is achieved through starvation of carbohydrates

- Optimal ketone levels offer many health, weight loss, physical and mental performance benefits.

Benefits:

- Weight loss
- Controlled blood sugar
- Mental focus
- Increased energy and normalised hunger
- Epilepsy treatment
- Improves triglyceride levels and cholesterol levels most associated with arterial buildup
- Improvement in blood pressure
- Helps lower insulin levels to healthy ranges
- Acne prevention

Diet chart:

Read the full article: Check out https://www.ruled.me/guide-keto-diet/ for a comprehensive guide to the Ketogenic Diet.

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