Keto diet: why it may not be suitable for you

Keto diet: why it may not be suitable for you

The keto o-r ketogenic diet- is a widely used option for rapid weight loss, using fat primarily as an energy source. However, it is an alternative that requires good planning and is not advisable for everyone.

Keto diet requires a drastic reduction of carbohydrates to pull fat as the main source of energy, through the formation of ketone bodies. Also, proteins are ingested in greater proportions than in a regular diet to compensate for the decrease in carbohydrates intake.

Keto diet requires a drastic reduction of carbohydrates to pull fat as the main source of energy.

Versions of the ketogenic diet

For these reasons, a ketogenic diet is not advisable for people with kidney failure or those who suffer from poorly controlled metabolic diseases such as diabetes or morbid obesity, in which a sudden production of ketone bodies can give rise to ketoacidosis.

Standard ketogenic diet: This is a very low carb, moderate protein and high-fat diet.

In all cases, it is always advisable to plan and control the keto diet as well as ketosis, to ensure weight loss without health risks. Make sure you contact an expert before starting any diet!

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