The reduction in carbohydrates puts the body in a metabolic state called ketosis, where fat is retaught to be a source of energy, fueled by a higher intake of fat and a reduction of carbs from your diet. Keto helps your body return to a more natural state where fat is used for fuel and not just stored. Obesity has increased due to an increase of sugar in our diets, so many products are laced with sugar, our bodies are bombarded with sugar and carbs which is a major factor of why society is losing the battle of the bulge!
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, very low-carb, and moderate protein diet that resets the body to a more natural state.
- Supports weight loss
- Effective in lowering blood sugar
- Improves acne
- May reduce risk of certain cancers
- May improve heart health
- May protect brain function
- Potentially reduces seizures
- Improves Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) symptoms
Keto & Health Conditions
Nervous system disorder that causes a decrease in dopamine and gradually affect movement and coordination. Ketones are thought to bypass the pathway in the brain that is disrupted and support other vital energy pathways. The diet has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Hormone imbalance in women of childbearing age with a side effects of obesity, infertility, and insulin resistance. Studies have shown an improvements in weight loss, hormones and resulting in pregnancy for some women.
1.2% of the total US population has epilepsy. Ketogenic diets have been shown to decrease both the frequency and severity of seizures in many children and adults with epilepsy
It’s estimated that about 50 million cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia exist globally. Researchers has shown improvement in memory function in older adults following the keto diet.
Ketones are produced ketogenic diets (KDs) are an alternative and presumably more efficient energy source for the brain.
Combining a ketogenic diet with standard treatment therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation may help improve tumor response.
36.5% of Americans are obese. Another 32.5% of American adults are overweight.
34.2 million Americans: just over 1 in 10 have diabetes.