Keto Ham And Brie Plate
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there keto-friendly alternatives to traditional pasta and rice?
Yes, you can use spiralized vegetables like zucchini for 'zoodles' or cauliflower rice as low-carb substitutes for traditional pasta and rice.
How does the keto diet help with weight loss?
The keto diet promotes weight loss by shifting the body's primary source of fuel from carbs to fat. This encourages the body to burn stored fat for energy, resulting in weight loss.
What is the difference between ketosis and ketoacidosis?
Ketosis is a natural metabolic state where the body burns fat for fuel. Ketoacidosis, on the other hand, is a dangerous condition that can occur in uncontrolled diabetes.
What are the potential benefits of a keto diet beyond weight loss?
Some potential benefits of a keto diet include improved insulin sensitivity, reduced inflammation, increased energy, and potential support for certain neurological conditions.
How can I manage social situations and dining out on keto?
Inform your hosts or servers about your dietary preferences. Focus on protein and non-starchy veggies when dining out, and make smart choices based on the menu.