Tag «Ketogenic diet and health»

Ketogenic diet and insulin, diabetes, and insulin resistance.

Insulin is not only a drug to treat diabetes as some people might think. In fact, in some cases we could think of it as a “supplement” more than a drug. The reason being that “insulin” is a hormone produced by your body. Insulin is in charge of many functions related to metabolism. Therefore, something …

Macronutrient ratio for the ketogenic diet.

Macronutrients are the best way to track our food intake while being on a diet. (You can see a brief explanation HERE).Every diet has a macronutrient ratio based on the theory behind it. The Ketogenic diet is no exception. Before I explain this in further detail, allow me to elaborate on the standard diet. Which …

Why a ketogenic diet?

Are you wondering if a ketogenic diet is right for you? What have you taken into account? What foods do you like? What health-related issues do you have? How does your body reacts to carbohydrates? Those are just a few questions I would suggest you to answer before you know if this lifestyle is good …