what is ketosis?
When carbohydrates are consumed, the body will break them down in to glucose. Glucose is the body's preferred choice of energy.
When carbohydrate consumption is low, the body must look for other sources of energy. It's 2nd choice for energy is from ketones. Fat released from cells will flood the liver where it converts the fat into ketones.
This process means the body is in a state of ketosis.
getting into ketosis
The process of switching energy sources takes time and comes with certain side effects (i.e., the keto "flu"). Planning and preparing are key to starting the diet in a healthy way and greater successs. Keep these tips in mind when starting a keto diet