Popular diets come and go pretty quickly. But here’s one that’s been around for long and looks like it’s going to stay because of its growing number of weight loss testimonials and avid practitioners – the KETOGENIC diet. Last October 26, in a forum at the Oracle Hotel in Katipunan, Quezon City, experts gave us the lowdown on ketogenic diet and the role of coconut oil in making it work. This was made possible by Minola Premium Coconut Oil.
What is KETOGENIC diet?
The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, right-protein, and low-carbohydrate diet that forces fats to be burned instead of carbohydrates. Ketone bodies are formed and become the source of energy. An elevated level of ketone bodies in the blood develops, a state known as ketosis.
For an in-depth understanding of this diet, check out the videos below:
WATCH PART 1 [Dr. Fabian Dayrit discusses the ketogenic diet and the role of coconut oil in detail]
WATCH PART 2 of Ketogenic diet and coconut oil:
For WEIGHT LOSS inspiration, check out the personal testimonials of two lovely ladies Virna Veloso and Desa Apostol who swear by the ketogenic diet.
For effective execution, ketogenic diet is usually combined with intermittent fasting. Wondering what it is? An enthusiast shared, INTERMITTENT FASTING is a pattern of eating. It is not about what one eats but when one eats.
As a treat, here’s a healthified version of buttered chicken by a business owner (she sells keto-friendly meals and desserts!) and ketogenic diet practitioner. She did a live cooking demonstration: