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What is Keto?

What is the ketogenic diet? The ketogenic diet encourages the production of ''ketone bodies'' by your liver to be used as fuel instead of glucose. Standard ketogenic diet is high in fat, moderate levels of protein, and low in net carbohydrates.   What are ketone bodies? ''Ketone bodies'' also known as beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB), acetoacetate, and acetone are short-chain fats that are produced in the liver in order to be used as energy.   What are the benefits of eating a ketogenic diet? Increased Energy Mental Clarity Accelerated Fat Loss Immune System Upregulation  Potential Treatment for Diabetes  Insulin reconditioning  Scientific studies have examined ketogenic diet's effect on fat loss, epilepsy, diabetes, Alzheimer's, heart disease, and even cancer.   How does the liver produce ketone...

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The Western Diet vs The Ketogenic Diet

To be as fair as possible, we're going to list all the pros and cons of each, let's begin. Introducing the diet we all loved and now hate, the infamous: Western Diet also known as (SAD) <---- more on the irony of this later. Let's have a look at the food proportions also known as: ''Macronutrients'' of the (Standard American Diet) weighing in at: Carbs 65-45% | Fat 35-20% | Protein 35-15% Key features: Fast, Cheap, Expedient Chronic Inflammation (continually being researched as one of the main contributors to cancer and disease) Chronic Disease and Disorders Glycemic Overload Processed Refined Carbs Refined Grains Restless kids... wait that's not a feature. Now a quick look at the contender...   A well known dietary regime...

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