WHAT IS KETO DIET ?
Ketogenic diet or as we like to say it ‘Keto diet’
It’s not a plan you have to buy online or have to sign up for. It’s not eating of special food you are delivered or you get after reading a complicated book. A keto diet is simple a shift in how you eat, just altering some basic recipes and making your body a fat burning machine.
- you no longer crave sugar
- You feel more energetic
- You have keto breath
Now, what is keto breath?
- Sugar free high fat yogurt
What cannot have is food with high glycimic index or in simple words ‘high carb food’. It is not necessary that only unhealthy food like fries,burgers, tacos etc have high carbs . Healthy food like fruits,vegetables,whole wheat pasta,oats etc also have high glycimic index. You have to completely avoid food with simple sugar .They get converted into glucose and join blood stream pretty quickly. Glucose shuts up ketosis and that is why we want to avoid these food. You cannot have
- 70% fats
- 25% protein
- 5% carbs
Everyone has a different way of entering ketosis. Everyone has different macro needs.It all depends upon your weight, height and age. Calculate your maintenance using calorie calculator. Press this to calculate yours.
- Calculate your macros.
- Prefer eating simple and classic meals.
- Drink more water it will boost up your fat burning process.
- Avoid sugar
You may feel tired or energy deficient.You can experience headaches,nausea too but it is all normal.It is due to lack of glycogen in your body.These are also the symptoms that your body is undergoing ketosis .Eventually your body will adapt it and you will feel even more energetic.This is called Keto flu and it can be avoided by drinking a lot of water as i have mentioned in the tips too.