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Is Keto Good For Your Body?

The Keto diet is also known as ketogenic. It is a diet that focuses on high-fats, adequate proteins, and low carbohydrates. This diet drastically reduces the intake of carbohydrates in your diet and replace it with fat. The cutback of carbohydrates from your diet will put your body in a metabolic state called ketosis. This diet can cause a reduction in blood sugar and insulin levels.

Keto diet can cause many problems such as low blood pressure, kidney stones, and constipation. Following are some of the risks related to the keto diet:

The “Keto-flu”

Some people report that when they start their keto diet, they feel sick and tired. It can be vomit, gastrointestinal distress. Lethargy or a lot of fatigue. The keto flu usually passes after a few days. Josh Axe, a natural medicine doctor and a clinical nutritionist estimated that almost 1/4th of the people who try keto will experience these symptoms, and fatigue being the most common. These symptoms can be minimized by drinking plenty of water and getting plenty of sleep. The doctor recommends incorporating natural energy sources to battle fatigue such as matcha green tea, organic coffee, etc.

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