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What is a ketogenic diet?

What is a ketogenic diet?

No carbs: A strict ketogenic diet is one in which you will release ketones which can be measured in the urine. This occurs when carbohydrates are avoided completely and only protein and fats are eaten. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is the ketogenic diet?

What is the ketogenic diet?

Low carb/high fat: The ketogenic diet is meant to keep a metabolism using fat breakdown to generate energy rather than carbohydrates. In the past, it has been used therapueticly for conditions like refractory epilepsy. ...Read more

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What is a great ketogenic diet?

What is a great ketogenic diet?

Here's how to start.: Go for it. Best choice you will ever make for your' health. To get started read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This is the absolutely necessary first step. It is available in audiobook form as well. Then go to Dr. Peter Attia's site (Eatingacademy.com) and watch the videos he recommends (search on site for "videos peter likes" like Sugar: The Bitter Truth) and then read his articles. ...Read more

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What is ketogenic diet consisted of?

What is ketogenic diet consisted of?

Zero carbs: Carbohydrates are not an essential nutrient to thru, an diet and if you eat nothing containing carbs, whether natural or processed, you body will enter into a ketogenic state where it gets glucose by breaking down proteins. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight by the ketogenic diet?

How can I lose weight by the ketogenic diet?

First...: You should be high wiasted and carry weight on the middle for optimal results. Initially keep carb intake below 40g per day. You should become ketogenic. You will notice once weight loss occurs, your lipids will improve almost immediately! it is not a diet: it is a lifestyle! it prevents metabolic syndrome or corrects it, if strictly adhered to. ...Read more

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Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Can the ketogenic diet make you lose weight within a week?

Yes: This type of diet will result in some weight loss during the first week. Most of this will be water weight rather than body fat, however. Ketogenic diets can have adverse effects, so close physician supervision is recommended. ...Read more

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How dangerous is the ketogenic diet for the type 2 diabetic?

How dangerous is the ketogenic diet for the type 2 diabetic?

Not dangerous: People get 'ketosis' mixed up with 'keto-acidosis'. Ketosis is the process of burning fat for energy instead of sugar or muscle. This is definitely a GOOD thing for type 2 diabetics. Keto-acidosis is a very dangerous condition that occurs in type 1 diabetics when they are not taking in enough insulin. I have had MANY diabetic 2 patients do with with ketogenic eating plans (sensible) ...Read more

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I am an endomorph, is a cyclic ketogenic diet the best choice for someone that gains fat easily?

I am an endomorph, is a cyclic ketogenic diet the best choice for someone that gains fat easily?

Count calories : When food is consumed it has a certain caloric (heat, energy) content. They are really only three ways that that caloric content can leave the body. 1. Malabsorption (i.e. You don't consume it in the first place, e.g. Diarrhea). 2. Burned off as heat. 3. Burned off as movement. Anything left over is stored as fat. Overthinking diets and body type clouds main concern: reducing caloric intake. ...Read more

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