KETO / TLC Risks / Flu?


Looking forward to weight loss, but the KETO FLU? What is up with that? Solution: Digest a cup of bone, chicken or beef broth! Enjoy one cup a day especially in the beginning. This helps replace sodium lost from flushing carbs. OK – Considering the length of time it took me to pack on these extra pounds, I am willing to suffer a bit of discomfort to release the build up of toxins and sugars to reach my goal. NOTE: Please watch video in its entirety at the end of this post. We humans are tremendously lucky to receive so many great benefits from a WIDE variety of meals we can enjoy without guilt on the TSC or KETO plan. Foods that please the taste buds are plentiful on the TSC or KETO way of life, we never ever need feel deprived! What about the risks for a cancer patient, a heart patient, a diabetic? Do your own research, but here are some benefits. This information will perhaps prompt more questions for your doctor. But be sure and watch the video below and consider the information about the American Medical Association regarding diet.


#1. Weight Loss

The most common reason why people choose ketogenic diet is to lose fat. A LOW-FAT diet is NOT as effective as a LOW-CARB diet for Weight loss. A long-term ketogenic diet can reduce the body mass index and body weight, decrease the blood glucose and LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) level, and increase the HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) level. You can quickly lose weight in first few weeks, results are visible if you follow the diet plan. Don’t weigh daily, just monthly, you lose more inches, do not get discouraged. No to counting calories. Use the Carb manager app in the beginning to get an idea. Then relax and eat when you are hungry. Do the 16 hour fast weekly. Stop eating at 6 PM, have bulletproof coffee in the morning, do not eat next meal till NOON. Stay under 15 carbs a day to begin with, eat extra fat – butter, bacon etc. FAT BOMB recipes on this site.

#2. Better Control of Blood Sugar / Avoid Diabetes

Powerful way to reduce blood glucose levels is Combining a ketogenic diet with exercise and achieve weight loss. The benefits of going low carb or ketogenic don’t stop at fat loss or better glucose control. Following a ketogenic diet and exercising can also help maintain balanced cholesterol levels, especially higher levels of protective HDL cholesterol. KETO is a lifestyle CHOICE which controls blood sugar levels, while reducing insulin resistance.

#3. Improved Brain Function

Ketogenic diet can slow and even reverse symptoms of memory loss and cognitive impairment throughout all the dementia stages. There is a strong link between blood sugar disorders and the various dementia stages, including memory loss, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and Alzheimer’s. You’re likely to notice better concentration, faster thinking and problem solving abilities, and improved memory recall.

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#4. Improved Cardiovascular Health

Metabolizing fats into ketones has been shown to reduce the generation of reactive oxygen species that increases inflammation and cause oxidative damage to our cells. KD may help reduce pain associated with inflammation and could potentially reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease due to improved metabolic markers and reduction in inflammation. CLICK THIS LINK for more about heart patients on KETO diet.

#5. Reduced Risk of Many Types of Cancer

With ketogenic diets, lowering carbohydrates will reduce your levels of glucose, the fuel that feeds cancer cells. This will put your body into ketosis and will assist in depleting cancer cells of their energy supply.

#6. Improved Hormone Balance

The Ketogenic diet, in its initial phase, is all about rebalancing and healing your hormonal systems. The sudden presence of an excess of good fats and a scarcity of carbs and sugars triggers your body’s natural healing process. You’ve all heard of how good for your controlled fasting can be, well when you fast, your body goes into Ketosis. While in ketosis is beneficial for hormone balance while keeping inflammatory levels very low.

#7. Improved Physical Performance

Low carb diet may help you preserve muscle glycogen during exercise, because they can teach your body to burn more fat. Studies have found that low-carb diets can help prevent tiredness during prolonged exercise. They may also help you lose fat and improve health, without compromising low-to-moderate intensity exercise performance.

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