The Benefits Of Life In Ketosis. The Ketogenic Diet, In

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The Benefits of Life in Ketosis The Ketogenic Diet, in my opinion is the most therapeutic and disease preventative diet that science has provided us. The Keto diet is quite simplistic, but the advantages are bountiful. I’ll start by providing a slight disclaimer; the causes and effects that I will state in this essay are based upon research that I have conducted and experiences of my own. The research that took place was well before I was ever thinking of going back to school, and for personal knowledge prior to embarking on a diet. I am not aware when exactly the Ketogenic Diet was introduced to the public, but one of its predecessors was the well-known Atkins Diet. For those of us who have heard of the Atkins Diet, we were most likely…show more content…
Do not worry though, I promise, you will not be that person who is at the dinner table with friends and family all depressed with your salad while everyone else is feasting. The kicker is this, as we stated earlier, this is far from a vegetarian diet. What allows this method of eating to be extraordinarily healthy is the way that this food is prepared. Some key ingredients are, coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, almond flour, the list goes on forever. All of these products provide healthy fats such as polyunsaturated and monounsaturated, which lubricate the heart. I encourage you to fully enjoy any bacon, steak, chicken thighs, drumsticks, cheeses, nuts, and fatty fish your hungry heart and stomach desires. The fat that is in these products will be digested quickly because the body has become acclimated to use them as a fuel source. Now that I have explained the ingredients that cause the benefits, I can go on to explain their effects. First, the lack of carbohydrates, and what the effect is on the body by such a drastic reduction. The body converts carbohydrates into glycogen, which is used to create ATP. ATP is similar to a car battery. It creates a jumpstart of energy that allows the car to turn on. Once the car is turned on the alternator allows the car’s electronics to function. The glycogen stores in your body, for the purpose of this illustration, is the alternator. The body is altogether efficient

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