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10 reasons not to try the ketogenic diet

10 reasons not to try the ketogenic dietwestend61

are you planning to ketogenic diet, Well, there’s a whole reason why you shouldn’t put it into practice, they give it to us from the forum Compatible diet. These 10 reasons put a stop to the decision to start the well-known weight loss regimen, which for those who do not know, we briefly summarize at this point.

what is ketogenic diet

this is a very low carbohydrate diet (less than 20 g/day), moderate protein (between 15 and 25% of daily kcal) and high in fat (between 65 and 70% of kcal per day), explain the experts on a consistent diet. It has been blown up for being effective in reducing weight and volume, but is it all worth it?

They further state that, under normal circumstances, carbohydrates (i.e., vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes…these are all very high fiber foods along with other nutritive properties) They are our main source of energy. Thus, when the intake of hydrates in the diet is very low, a hypoglycemiaby which the body consumes stored glycogen,

The next step occurs when muscle and liver glycogen are depleted. this is when Metabolism “burns” muscle mass and finally, fat depositsKetone bodies create, although they reduce appetite, produce many side effects.

“The rapid initial weight loss that occurs on this diet is the main reason loss of fluids due to the consumption of stored glycogen and not because of the loss of fat mass,” he says from a consistent diet. And it’s important to know how to differentiate between losing weight, losing fluid, and losing fat. Less than 15 grams of carbohydrates per day, he explains Until the third day of intake, fat stores do not begin to “burn” to convert them into fuel. glucagon hormoneproduced in the pancreas.


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side effects of ketogenic diet

So, after explaining that, here are 10 reasons why they advise you not to start this exercise, which are actually, 10 adverse effects of this famous diet,

  1. Excess ketogenic bodies and rapid loss of water and electrolytes can occur bad breath, as well as strong-smelling sweat and urineEspecially in the first weeks.

  2. lack of glucose in the brain causes lack of concentration, dizziness, headache and lethargy,

  3. Decreases muscle mass and metabolic rate and it have a negative effect on athletic performance,

  4. In the medium and long term, it represents a risk because it is certain types of micronutrient deficiencies And because it also supports the rebound effect.

  5. Reason memory leaks By depriving the brain of its main fuel.

  6. may cause bowel problems and constipation Due to a lack of prebiotic fiber from vegetables, fruits and whole grains.

  7. increases the risk of high cholesterol and heart disease,

  8. increases risk of injury Kidney stone (because ketogenic bodies are excreted in the urine) and suffer from osteoporosis (due to less calcium fixation and excess protein).

  9. promotes inflammation and premature aging accumulation of free radicals.

  10. This is not a sustainable diet over time as you will realize not compatible with social life,

Need more reasons to shy away from the ketogenic diet?

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