To put it simply, keto is a diet that is very low in carbohydrates, adequate in proteins, and high in fat. When going on a keto diet, the goal is to put your body into a state of nutritional ketosis. When this occurs, your blood ketone levels increase, causing your body to stop burning glucose for energy and burning fat instead.
How Many Carbs Should I Eat on a Ketogenic Diet?
This is one of the most common questions among those wondering how to start keto diet, but there isn’t an exact answer. Some people are able to consume quite a bit of carbs while others have to limit themselves significantly to get the results they’re looking for. The consensus is that if you stay at or below 20g of net carbohydrates each day, you’re pretty much guaranteed to enter ketosis, although most people can manage up to 35g. Continue reading