What is a Ketogenic Diet and how it benefits your body

Do you know what is a ketogenic diet, and how does it work when nothing else will?

Scientific evidence now is proving that the ketogenic diet can help you lose weight, boost your brain function, fight neurological disorders, balance hormones, and do a whole lot more.

What is a ketogenic diet?

The ketogenic diet is a very low carb diet, so you should consume little to no carbs at all. Your diet usually made up of 70 % of fat, 25% protein, and 5% carbs.

The ketogenic diet was created in the 1920s, specifically to treat epilepsy and seizure (neurological disorders) that showed great results.

The thought is that when your brain is made up of mostly cholesterol and fat, you must be getting plenty of those things to support your brain.  What happens when you’re on a ketogenic diet is your body stops burning sugar for energy and starts burning fat. This process creates ketones in your body, which is a fuel source for your brain.

A ketogenic diet puts your body into ketosis, where your body switches from being a sugar burner into a fat-burner.

What’re the amazing health benefits of being on the ketogenic diet?

Weight loss

When your body starts burning fat for fuel, you start losing that nasty waistline and abdominal belly fat. In fact, this is the number one diet for people who want to lose weight quickly.

 Treat PCOS

PCOS which stand for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is an issue many women struggle with. PCOS and sometimes issues like infertility or painful PMS during the monthly cycle happens due to an insulin hormone imbalance.

What experts found is when women with PCOS get on a ketogenic diet, not only their insulin regulates but also other hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and cortisol.

So if you’ve struggled with hormonal issues and you’ve tried other things, the ketogenic diet can be the right diet that works for hormones when nothing else will.

Mental clarity

People have fasted for mental clarity for thousands of years.

So when you start doing a fast like a water fast, your body will begin to go into ketosis as well for fasting.

When your body starts using ketones for energy, you have more mental clarity and less brain fog.

A lot of times, people say they experience spiritual and emotional breakthroughs when they go on a ketogenic diet or a fast because a lot of carbs and foods we’re eating daily cause inflammation and negatively affect our hormones and brain.

Lower type 2 diabetes risk

Most people who are getting way too many carbohydrates and sugar in their diet, affecting their insulin.

When you go on a ketogenic diet, you give those insulin receptor sites to get burn out, so your insulin gets to balance out. Therefore, your risk of type 2 diabetes decreases.

 Benefit your heart

When you’re on a ketogenic diet, you consuming lots and lots of healthy fats, which can reduce inflammation. Also, support your body hormonally and improve your heart health.

Prevent cancer

There are thousands of cases of people that have followed the ketogenic diet and beat cancer naturally.

However, following a ketogenic diet, consuming the right supplements, getting your body the right place emotionally and doing all of the things holistically not only helps you  experience a breakthrough in preventing cancer but also fighting cancer as well.

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