Your body gets its energy from either fats, or carbohydrates like glucose and glycogen. Fat breakdown produces ketone bodies in the bloodstream. Perhaps some people gain a clear benefit, while others, with different metabolisms and genetic make-up are worse off. If the diet results in major weight loss that lasts, we may see longer lifespan, less type 2 diabetes, less cancer, less heart disease, less high blood pressure, and less of the other obesity-related medical conditions. Ketogenic diets are generally higher in protein, total fat, saturated fats, and cholesterol than many other diets. Some authorities are concerned this may increase the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, while others disagree. Ketogenic diets have the potential to cause kidney stones, osteoporosis thin, brittle bones, gout, deficiency of vitamins and minerals, and may worsen existing kidney disease. As with most weight-loss diets, regain of lost weight is a problem. After that, more carbohydrates can be added to gain the potential long-term benefits of additional fruits and vegetables, legumes, and whole grains.
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After a year of intense research and analysis, version 2. Check back for updates. Precautions and Disclaimer. The ideas and suggestions in this document are provided as general educational information only and should not be construed as medical advice or care. Information herein is meant to complement, not replace, any advice or information from your personal health professional. All matters regarding your health require supervision by a personal physician or other appropriate health professional familiar with your current health status. Always consult your personal physician before making any dietary or exercise changes.
To help you figure out good fat and protein intake goals to start with, I recommend plugging your info into our keto calculator. Higher-carb vegetables, most dairy, grains, beans, fruit and processed foods are limited or eliminated since they drive up carb intake. Monitor your progress for another week. First Name Optional. I have familial hypercholesterolemia. I can understand now why no one has ever done it before! By following the above principles, you will be able to experience the Mediterranean keto diet and its potential benefits for yourself. Fasting glucose also improved. Battled with weight whole life. The Mediterranean diet takes less planning than the keto diet.