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Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a type of diet where you limit your carb consumption to a very low daily amount in order to get into a metabolic state called ketosis.  When you’re in ketosis, your liver uses fat to produce ketones, which are then used for energy by your brain, muscles, and all other organs. Fat becomes the primary fuel source of your body, instead of glucose, and your fat stores become easier to access.  While on a keto diet, your carb intake is limited to 20-25 g net carbs daily, although there might be slight variations to that. To make the diet sustainable, it is important to consume an adequate amount of protein to maintain your muscles and organs and...

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