Here’s The Scoop On The Ketogenic Diet And Whether It’s For You


The Ketogenic diet has taken over 2017 as the diet trend to try, and for a fairly valid reason: many people have seen positive results, and it doesn’t require you to restrict your calories to some abysmally small number.

But what actually is it, and would it work for your body?

Even though it’s just now surfacing in mainstream media, the keto diet has been in existence for 90 years and was designed in 1924 by Dr. Russell Wildler at the Mayo Clinic. Initially, it served to help seizure patients and it actually helped lessen symptoms of Wildler’s patients. New claims that the diet helps with a number of diseases and disorders such as anxiety, diabetes and Lyme disease are drawing more crowds to the lifestyle change.

The diet itself is very high in fat (healthy ones!), which already seems like a red flag to anyone who believes low-fat is the way to go. The regimen is fairly normal in terms of protein and it’s low in carbohydrates. Meals are meant to be weighed to ensure exact intake of nutrition, and you’re encouraged to finish what’s on your plate.

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If you get on board, you’re looking at lots of healthy fats that come from foods like olive oil and avocado, lean proteins like chicken and as many veggies as you can possibly handle.

So, is this diet for you? Aside from speaking to your doctor about how to properly start the ketogenic diet, you need to ask yourself the following questions:

1. Can I go all in on this, and can I make it into a lifestyle?

You’ll be weighing everything you eat, counting macronutrients and planning to eat according to the goals you set for yourself. You also have to be aware of how things are cooked and whether there are any secret add-ins to restaurant menu items, which can be a little annoying.

2. Are you ready to take on the “keto-flu”?

Many people report flu-like symptoms, mostly headaches, a week or two into the switch in their diet. The effect is mainly a result of your body adjusting to its new boundaries. It’s completely normal, but it can ward off any unprepared participants.

3. Why are you seeking this change?

If you struggle with any of the above diseases or disorders or you have chronic stomach issues like IBS and bloating, this may be the diet to try. If you’re just looking for another way to lose weight, consider experimenting with different diets over the course of a few months to see what works for you.

Your body is just one unique experiment, so treat it gently and pay attention to what it’s telling you after adjusting your diet. You’ll know if you’re making the right choice by how you feel. The keto diet may be perfect for you, or it may not, but just be sure to research before jumping in.