Keto Lifestyle 101
Curious About Keto?
Unless you have been living under a rock the past few months, you have likely heard about the Ketogenic Diet in one form or another. You also have likely been lied to. Some questions you may have are:
What is Keto?
Is it safe?
Is it just another fad diet?
Is it healthy?
First off, Keto, or the Ketogenic Diet, or Ketosis, is a metabolic state in which the human body is burning primarily fat for fuel, instead of glucose. The Keto Diet was invented in the 1920's as a way to treat epilepsy. Since then the benefits have been piling on. Most people today are primarily glucose burners. By eating a Keto Diet, the body transitions to burning fat first. In order to accomplish this, the diet should consist of about 75-80% fat, 15-25% protein, and 5-10% carbohydrates. This is likely where you brush this diet off as ridiculous, but before you do, please read on to find out the facts about this diet and what it does to your body. Once you look at our infographics and click on the links to clinical scientific studies, you are going to be motivated to try the Keto Lifestyle for yourself!
We are going to address the most common questions you may have about the Keto Diet and hopefully provide you with some real clarity. Just to give you a primer, Keto has been PROVEN through clinical scientific studies to help with the following:
Stable Blood Sugar Throughout the Day
Better Mental Focus
Fight Chronic Diseases
(including Diabetes Type II, Cancer, Digestive Problems, Inflammation, Neurodegeneration)
Improved Physical Endurance
Improved Body Composition