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How To Use The Keto Diet Plan for Weight Loss

What is the Keto Diet? The Keto diet plan (also known as Ketogenic diet, low carb diet and LCHF diet) is a low carbohydrate, high fat diet. Maintaining this diet is a great tool for weight loss. According to an increasing number of studies, it helps reduce risk factors for diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and more. On the keto diet, your body enters a metabolic state called ketosis. While in ketosis your body is using ketone bodies for energy instead of glucose. Ketone bodies are derived from fat and are  much more stable, steady source of energy than glucose, which is derived from carbohydrates. Entering ketosis usually takes 3 days to a week. Once you’re in ketosis, you’ll be using fat for energy, instead of carbs. This includes the fat you eat or stored body fat. Some of the ketogenic diets lead to an intake of protein, which may…