What is this “keto diet”?

Keto diet

What is this keto diet? Overweight and obesity are a problem that many people face these days. Obesity and obesity are the minimum ones to consider in terms of health and body shape. This is why various methods of reducing obesity and obesity are coming up from time to time. Alternative diets are one such popular way. In other words, it is eating a pattern different from the way they are used to.

This is basically a reduction in the amount of carbohydrates (such as rice, potatoes, sweet potatoes, bread) in the diet. Because the extra energy from carbohydrates is stored in the body as fat, it can cause obesity and obesity. Based on this trait, alternative foods are named after different foods. Low carbohydrate diet, very low carbohydrate diet, high protein diet, high fat diet, and ketogenic (Keto) diet.

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To make this story more clear we need to understand the metabolism of our body. We need energy to carry out many things in the body (from getting nutrients into a cell to making body movements). The body uses several energy sources to get this energy. This is because relying solely on one source of energy is not safe (metabolism stops if you lose that energy source). Glucose, fatty acids, and ketone bodies are the energy sources our body uses. Many people know that glucose is obtained by carbohydrate digestion. Also, fatty acids and ketone bodies are derived from lipids, or fats.

Glucose uses the body as its primary source of energy. But when your body’s glucose is low, you can start using other sources of energy (this has been tested for a long time). This is the theory underlying all alternative diets. The argument here is that if you reduce the amount of glucose in your diet, the body will start using other sources of energy. Simply put, the cells that used glucose to gain energy for the first time gain energy from fatty acids or ketones. It should be noted here that glucose is essential for certain cells of our body (red blood cells, eyes, and kidney cells). This transformation does not take place in those cells. So these cells need some glucose to survive.

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Earlier it was explained that carbohydrates and fats are the sources of energy that provide the body with the daily energy it needs. There are two ways to get this carbohydrate and fats. One is from food. When the energy of food is not sufficient for daily activities, the body uses it as a pre-stored reserve food. Also, if the food is more energy than the daily requirement, the body will act as a source of food for the needy.

So, if a person who has been subjected to a diet low in carbohydrates and converted the primary energy source into fatty acids or ketone bodies, eats less than what is needed for the day, and the body reserves fat and produces fatty acids and ketones.  If this process continues, that means the primary source of energy is converted into acids and ketones, and if you consume less energy than you need daily, the fat reserves that create excess and obesity will start to decay. Simply put, losing weight.

Ketogenesis is the process by which the body’s digested fat is digested and fatty acids and ketone bodies are produced. Foods that increase ketogenesis are called the Ketogenic Diet. The term “ketogenic diet” is simply referred to as the keto diet.

What should be in a keto diet?
What should be in a keto diet?

There are two requirements that must be fulfilled in order for a meal to be a keto diet. First, you should reduce the amount of carbohydrate in your diet (5% to 10% of your total energy, or 20 to 50 grams per day). Next, the amount of energy you have in the meal (measured in calories measured in calories) should be less than what the person needs.

Scientific studies have been conducted on the good, bad, and long-term effects of the keto diet. And there are still studies being done

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