KETO DIET: Benefits and Good Effects Of Ketogenic Diet

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Here are the Keto diet benefits that you might want to know!

KETO DIET BENEFITS – The following are some of the potential benefits and good effects when doing the ketogenic diet that you probably don’t know yet.

The eating plan of a keto diet includes a lot of healthful fats, adequate amounts of protein, and very few carbohydrates. This aims for one to consume more calories from healthy fats rather than from carbs.

Keto Diet Benefits
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And as it depletes the body by using its sugar reserves, this leads to a break down of fats for energy. And as the body burns fats, this results in weight loss which is why this is a famous method for those who wanted to lose weight.

Here are some of the benefits and good benefits of ketogenic diet that you probably don’t know yet:

  • It reduces your appetite which leads to reduced calorie consumption.
  • This leads to weight loss at first, however, in the long run it accordingly loses its effects.
  • It is effective in taking off harmful abdominal fat and over time, it reduces the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
  • Fat molecules called triglycerides to drop due to low-carbs diet. This is one risk factor to cause heart disease.
  • ‘Good’ High-density lipoprotein (HDL) (HDL) cholesterol increases.
  • Blood sugar and insulin levels drop.
  • Reduces blood pressure which leads to reduced chances of developing several common diseases as per Health Line article.
Keto Diet Benefits
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What are Keto-friendly foods? Here are some:

  • Oils (like olive oil, avocado oil, and coconut oil)
  • Avocado
  • Heavy cream
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Cheese
  • Coconut (unsweetened)
  • Nuts (almonds, macadamia) and seeds (chia seeds, flaxseed, sunflower seeds)
  • Leafy green vegetables (romaine, spinach, kale, collards)
  • Nonstarchy vegetables, including zucchini, asparagus, cucumber, broccoli, cauliflower, and bell peppers
  • Meats (chicken, beef, pork, lamb)
  • Eggs
  • Fish (particularly fatty fish like salmon and sardines)

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