A Ketogenic Diet is low in carbohydrates, high in fat, protein heavy approach to dieting that forces the body to burn fat as fuel instead of carbohydrates. Here a 7 reasons why you should start one today:
- Fight diseases – specifically Cardiovascular diseases – as it helps to lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and raise good cholesterol (HDL).
- Increase weight loss – specifically fat loss – because it reduces levels of triglycerides which is a primary factor in weight gain.
- Aids in helping the brain focus thanks to the circulation of ketones.
- Fight sleep apnea, heartburn, and hypoglycemia due to the regulation of sugar levels and elimination of spikes.
- Stabilize moods by regulating serotonin and dopamine neurotransmitters.
- Fight hunger thanks to the increased levels of fat consumption, a satisfying source of nutrients.
- Kill sugar cravings. As you consume less sugar, there is less sugar driving up the blood sugar and insulin levels which sends signals to the brain.