The principle behind the ketogenic or keto diet is simple, even if it seems counterintuitive. Cut your carbs and eat more fat to force your body to burn more fat. The diet encourages your body to enter a state called ketosis, in which it fuels itself on stored fat. Ketosis can significantly help you lose weight and may also help decrease your blood sugar and hunger while increasing your energy.


Ang iyong utak ay tungkol sa 2 porsyento ng iyong katawan mass, kahit na nangangailangan ito ng humigit-kumulang 20 porsiyento ng iyong saligan metabolic rate, higit pa kung ikaw ay isang palaisip. Iba't ibang bahagi ng iyong utak ang gumamit ng iba't ibang halaga ng glucose, at halos dalawang beses sa umaga. Kakailanganin mong masisimulan ang iyong isip kung ginagamit mo ang iyong isip na nagtatrabaho nang husto sa pamamagitan ng araw at paglutas ng mga problema. Kung ikaw ay nagtatrabaho nang higit pa sa kontrol ng engine, (estado ng isang kasanayan na kinasasangkutan ng katumpakan o punto ng balanse), pagkatapos ay gagamit ka ng mas kaunting glucose. Maraming tao ang maaaring magpatotoo sa kung gaano karaming enerhiya ang ginagamit ng utak kapag hinamon.
A related clinical diet for drug-resistant epilepsy is called the medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diet, in which MCT oil is extensively used because it’s more ketogenic than long-chain triglycerides. (13) Another dietary therapy for epilepsy called Low Glycemic Index Treatment (LGIT) was developed in 2002 as an alternative to the keto diet. LGIT monitors the total amount of carbohydrates consumed daily, and focuses on carbohydrates that have a low glycemic index.) (14)  

Over 8–10 mmol/l: It’s normally impossible to get to this level just by eating a keto diet. It means that something is wrong. The most common cause by far is type 1 diabetes, with severe lack of insulin. Symptoms include feeling very sick with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and confusion. The possible end result, ketoacidosis, may be fatal and requires immediate medical care. Learn more
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