FAQs on Ketogenic Diet
Do you have any questions about the ketogenic diet? Check out our answers to the most frequently-asked questions on keto below
When a body consumes too little carbohydrates, ketosis occurs. It is a process in which the body burns fats for a source of energy and ketones are produced. Having those ketones causes ketosis.
Keto was originally made to treat epilepsy in children. This diet reduces the brain’s excitability, thereby decreasing seizures.
Yes, but it can slow down the ketosis. We recommend that you drink moderately and choose alcohol with less carbohydrates.
In the first week, it can be between 1 to 10 pounds. Once you lose the initial water weight, the rate of weight loss will decrease but not stop.
Keto can increase LDL cholesterol in short term in some cases. But even then, in the long term the bad cholesterol decreases while good cholesterol levels increase. Usually,bad cholesterol doesn’t increase at all.
Yes, you can eat dairy but you have to keep in mind the carbs. Preferably, dairy with high fat is the best for the keto diet. These are some of the best dairy products you can consume: Cheese, butter, milk, yogurt and cream.
Weight loss is different for everyone. Typically, 2-10 pounds of water weight is lost in the first week. Weight loss slows down to 1-2 pounds per week and then gets even slower as your body gets used to the diet.
People notice change in around 10 to 21 days, depending on your fitness goals. After 12 weeks, clients see 20-25 pound weight loss. It depends on your body type and age too. For some it might take time but the results will appear more clearly once ketosis process has started.
Yes, the benefit of the keto diet is that it helps with weight loss regardless of your physical activity. As long as you follow the conditions of the diet you will see your health improving.
Yes, the diet can be modified to suit your lifestyle. Our meal plan focuses on all the ways you can optimize your diet according to your lifestyle and preferences. Your focus should be plant based, protein-rich foods.