I’ve long been a fan of the ketogenic, or keto, diet. I’ve been on this low-carb, high-fat eating plan for years. And it really works for me.
The main thrust behind it is to slash carbohydrate intake and substitute it with fat, which puts the body in a metabolic state known as ketosis.
When you put in fewer carbs, the body starts to look for an alternative fuel source. In ketosis, the liver converts fat into ketones, which are molecules that serve as an energy source for the brain and body. By relying on ketones instead of glucose Read More