Follow the Keto Diet the Right Way for Weight Loss and Better Health

Newswise — Chula doctors advise people to gain a better understanding of the “high-fat content Keto weight loss diet” to find out the good effects, and the side effects. The emphasis should be on weight loss to combat diseases and long-term health benefits with a balanced and moderate diet.

Weight loss isn’t only about maintaining the desired figure and physical beauty.  It is also a way to fight certain diseases and achieve good health.  Nowadays there are several methods of dieting to achieve weight loss, most of them emphasizing the importance of consuming vegetables and fish while avoiding fatty food.  There is, however, another method known as the Ketogenic diet which emphasizes “fat” as the mainstay in all meals consumed.                                                                                                               

According to Assistant Professor Patchaya Boonchaya-anant, M.D.  Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, “The key to a Ketogenic diet is weight reduction which plays a part in health care and treatment of such diseases as obesity and certain types of diabetes which require patients to have their weight under control.”  She also provides advice on how to follow the Keto diet correctly to achieve positive results both in terms of health and bodyweight reduction.    

What is the Keto diet?

Keto or the Ketogenic is a low carbohydrate and sugar diet and focuses instead on the consumption of “fat” and protein.       

Asst. Prof. Dr. Patchaya explains the premises of the Keto diet saying that “Carbohydrate foods like wheat and rice are digested and become glucose which is the main source of energy for the body. When we consume fewer carbs, the body will turn to the stored fat as its primary fuel and turn that into Ketone Bodies – hence the name Keto.”                                                         


How to follow the Keto diet for effective weight loss

The Keto diet for weight loss places emphasis mainly on fat and protein intake…

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