Keto Diet Means…
Our body depends on glucose for energy, when you do not supply glucose through carbs, our body starts taking stored fats as their source of energy and this process is called ketosis.
Keto Helps …
Our body has stored fats for energy. By shifting to Keto diet, you are helping your body to use these stored fat, and by giving adequate amount of good fats, required amount of protein you are burning the bad fats.
‘One Size Fit All’ – doesn’t apply for Keto Meals
Facts of Keto
- It’s more than a weight loss diet. It has a lot of health and medical benefits too.
- High Fat + Moderate Protein + Very Low Carbs – right way to plan Keto meal. Ratio of Fat: Protein: carbs nutrients – 70:25:5.
- Include healthy fats and avoid bad fats
- Very low carb is not the same as ‘no’ carb. Carbs obtained from other foods on general are good to go!
- For the first 2 to 3 months, your body will only try to adjust to the diet change.
“Make you Keto Diet successful by consulting a nutritionist and a doctor prior to the diet”
LeanSpoon Keto Meals Aim For:
- Culinary delight
Advantages of Keto Diet:
- Reduces appetite and hence feels less hungry
- More weight loss than following a balanced diet.
- Reduces cholesterol levels (if high)
- Increases HDL (as one is consuming good fats)
- Research says it helps in reducing neurological disorder.
Disadvantages of Keto Diet:
- Requires motivation to stick on to the diet.
- Urine and sweat might smell more than usual.
- More restrictive than other low carb diets (only 10 – 20g of carb in a day)
- Not recommended if you are performing high performance activity.