Keto Diet for Beginners
The ketogenic diet (or keto diet, for short) is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health benefits. In fact, over 20 studies show that this type of diet can help you lose weight and improve your health. Ketogenic diets may even have benefits against diabetes, cancer, epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.
Keto is a type of diet that is High Fat, Ultra Low Carb, and Moderate in Protein. This means that most of your food sources will be coming from high fat items such as fatty cuts of meat, dairy, nuts, etc. with very minimal carbs mostly coming from leafy greens and/or very low carb vegetables & fruits. Keep in mind that it’s not about eating any type of fat, but healthy fats sources. This forces your body to go into ketosis where fat is broken down into ketones which is then used as the primary source of energy for the body.