Posts Tagged ‘ketogenic’

Sweets on a low carb diet

There are many different types of nutrition plans and diets that can be found either online, or in other sources. Many of them are based on a process that is called ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the main source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and fat that is taken with food, as the primary energy source. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually nothing else but just another name for a low carbohydrate diet, because on the ketogenic diet, you need to eat food that is rich in fats and proteins, and as low in carbohydrates as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Ketogenic diet – Basics about carbohydrates

The ketogenic type of diet is based on a process that we know as ketosis. It is a specific biological mechanism, with the main characteristic being a elevated level of ketone bodies in the blood, which occurs because of the conversion of fats into fatty acids and ketones. This happens when the body gets only relatively small amounts of carbohydrates over a period of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Low carb diet – peanuts

There are many different types of nutrition plans and diets that can be found either online, or in various other sources. Many of them are based on a process that we know as ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the main source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and fat that is taken with food, as the main energy source. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually nothing else but just another name for a low carbohydrate diet, because on the ketogenic type of diet, one’s goal is to take food that is rich in proteins and fats, and low in carbohydrates. Read the rest of this entry »

Low carb nutrition based on cheese

There are several different types of nutrition and diets that one find either online, or in various other sources. Many of them are based on a process that we call ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the main source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and fat that is taken with food, as the primary energy source. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually just another name for a low carb diet, because on the ketogenic type of diet, your goal is to eat food that is rich in fats and proteins, and low in carbohydrates. Read the rest of this entry »

Most common mistakes when trying to lose weight

There are a number of mistakes that people usually make when trying to lose body fat. Already the person’s attitude alone has a big impact on life and health, and that should already in the beginning be resolved by each person alone. Although a diet may not be a permanent solution, one should lean towards a permanent change, meaning that from the diet one will choose, new habits will be learned, that will be useful even when the diet is over. Read the rest of this entry »

Low carbohydrate nutrition – fats

There are many different kinds of nutrition plans and diets that can be found either online, or also in many other sources. Many of them are based on a biomechanism that is known as ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the primary source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and also fat that is taken with food, as the primary energy sources. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually nothing else but just another name for a low carbohydrate diet, because on the ketogenic diet, your goal is to eat food that is rich in fats and proteins, and low in carbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Nutrition with negative calories

There are many different types of nutrition plans and diets that can be found either online, or in various other sources. Many of them are based on a biomechanism called ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the main source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and fat that is taken with food, as the main energy source. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually nothing else but just another name for a low carbohydrate diet, because on the ketogenic diet, your goal is to eat food that is rich in fats and proteins, and low in carbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Ketogenic type of diet

The ketogenic type of diet is based on a process called ketosis. It is a specific state of the organism, which is characterized by an elevated level of ketones in the blood, which occurs due to the conversion of fats into fatty acids and ketones. This happens when the body gets only relatively small amounts of carbs over a period of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Low carb nutrition based on fish

There are many different types of nutrition and diets that can be found either online, or in various other sources. Many of them are based on a biological mechanism that we call ketosis, in which your body stops using carbohydrates as the main source of energy, and instead uses its own body fat, and fat that is taken with food, as the main source of energy. The mentioned state of ketosis can be achieved by a ketogenic type of diet, which is actually just another name for a low carbohydrate diet, because on the ketogenic type of diet, your goal is to eat food rich in proteins and fats, and low in carbohydrates. Read the rest of this entry »

Ketogenic diet as a cure for epilepsy

Epilepsy is a relatively common neurological condition, affecting more than 50 million people over the world. People with epilepsy are known to have unprovoked seizures. When this happens, the normal function of the brain is disrupted, and may affect muscles, senses and even consciousness. Read the rest of this entry »

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