There has been a lot of talk about the ketogenic diet to burn fat and lose weight. Everyone wants to look good and feel good. There is a large market to help those who want to get rid of unwanted fat with things like Coolsculpting, that freezes fat away by destroying the fat cell, lipo suction to remove the fat cells.
The ketogenic diet allows you to burn fat for energy.
This is an amazing diet that that I support because you feel great and your health is improved. For some it seems complicated, I want to make this simple for you.
When you think of the ketogenic diet think of the Flintstones. It’s the caveman diet. Plain and simple you eat from the earth. That is fatty meat or fish, vegetables and some fruits.
This diet is heavily weighted on high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrates. A typical ketogenic diet is 70% fat, 20% protein and 10% carbohydrates. The ketogenic diet promotes the body to burn fat for energy rather than burning sugar for energy.
By doing so you develop ketone bodies. Ketone bodies are small chemicals that can be used as a source of energy. Your body can’t function without energy. Just like your car can’t run without gas. Give your body premium energy to run on. The brain prefers fat for energy through a process called Beta-oxidation.
Give your body the best so that you feel as radiant as you look. Don’t cheat yourself with cheap energy that comes from simple carbohydrates that converts to sugar like candy and pop.
When you body shifts to burn fat for energy it does this from stored fat in your body and fat in your diet. …Premium energy.
They typical American diet is loaded with carbohydrates (sugar) cheap energy. Problem is when you use sugar for energy you are not burning
fat. So if your investing in procedures to get rid of unwanted fat it would be wise to keep your body chemistry in order with an accelerated method to keep the fat off.
Good sources of fat to support your ketogenic diet include avocado, almond butter, peanut butter, chia seeds or shredded coconut. Ghee can be added to soups or one of my favorites is MCT oil or powder supplement.
My favorite protein powder …Perfect Protein made from peas and rice available from Metagenics. Metagenics has a line of supplements to support the ketogenic diet.
I shared the ketogenic diet with a patient last fall. I saw her six months later and she lost 70 pounds! This is not exaggerated. She was all in. She got off her blood pressure medication and no longer needs diabetic medication. Best of all, she feels amazing.
Exceed your own expectations with the Ketogenic Diet.
For more information or if you need a personal coach with the ketogenic diet call the office to schedule with Carrie NP.