All You Need To Know About Keto
All of us want to look good which is it is hard not to mention that most of us want to lose weight and unwanted fat. There is a smorgasbord of diet plans available for you to choose. The trick is how can you choose a diet scheme that will suit for you.
Keto diet is one of the most popular diets we have right now. This is a plan that focuses on food that produce healthful fats, enough amount of protein and very few carbohydrates.
However, the question is: is it safe?
This is the usual inquiry on any diet plans that we have right now. Sure, we want to lose weight but we want to do it the right way—something that will not put our health and well-being at risk.
Q: Is Keto safe for diabetics?
A: Research shows that people with type 2 diabetes can slim down and lower their blood sugar levels with the keto diet. In one study, people with type 2 lost weight and needed less medication when they followed the keto diet for a year. However, there are few studies looking at the benefits of the keto diet for people with type 1 diabetes. There’s still a lot of research to do for type 1.
So if you are a type 2 diabetic who is overweight, expect that the keto diet will yield positive results. On the other hand, if you are a type 1 diabetic, it’s important to consult your doctor first before trying out the keto diet.
Q: Is Keto safe for a person with Addison’s disease?
A: Addison’s disease is an endocrine disorder in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones. Symptoms generally come on slowly and may include abdominal pain, weakness and weight loss. Ketones will not cure the diseases including Addison’s but it may have an underlying pain such as lessening the impact of the symtomps.
Q: Can fasting cause reflux?
A: Fasting can result to heartburn simply because lack of food intake leads to reduction in stomach acid breaks down the food and destroys bacteria. However, smelling food or thinking about it during fasting periods can trigger the brain into telling the stomach to release more acid thereby leading to heartburn.
Q: How often should you be taking ketones while on medication?
A: If you are taking prescription drugs and are planning to try ketones, it is important to consult your doctor first. If you get approval from your doctor, take your ketones and medicines one hour apart from each other.