“In ketosis, your liver will convert fat into ketones which then provide your body – especially your brain – with an energy source.
“To get into ketosis, we need to eat no more than 50g of net carbs a day.
“For fat loss, aim for 20g. If you think a piece of bread is 25g carbs, that gives you an idea of the shift you’re making.”
Many people lose a lot of weight within the first week of following a keto food plan, but there are suggestions most of that weight is water – not fat.
Suzie revealed: “For someone new to a low carb diet, the first seven to 10 pounds will be mostly water and around 2lbs fat.
“The combination means you can drop half a dress size in that first week which feels noticeable.”