Weight Loss And Ketogenic Diet
The ketogenic diet puts your body into a state of ketosis, which ultimately allows you to use fat for energy. fat burning is just one of the many benefits of ketosis that improves overall health and makes it an effective tool for weight loss.. In part 1 of this series i discussed the origins of the ketogenic diet and the biological role of ketone bodies. in part 2 i then addressed the question of whether a ketogenic diet (and, by extension, living in a state of near-permanent ketosis) is natural to humans.. The diet. there is not one “standard” ketogenic diet with a specific ratio of macronutrients (carbohydrates, protein, fat). the ketogenic diet typically reduces total carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams a day—less than the amount found in a medium plain bagel—and can be as low as 20 grams a day..