Weight Loss Using Ketosis Diet
Very low carb diets or ketogenic diets are sometimes the other terms used for ketosis diets. A ketosis is a biochemical event that occurs when there is an extreme restriction of carbohydrate intake and starvation, and this should not be connected with ketoacidosis which is a phenomenon that happens when a diabetic person’s blood sugar will go out of control.
You should know that ketoacidosis is harmful but it will only happen to people with diabetes. Ketosis will only provide good benefits to the overall health of a person because it is a natural phenomenon that is not dangerous at all. There are some people that would confuses the two terms and would think that ketosis is the harmful one.
During the days, children with epileptic seizures are advised to undergo a ketosis diet in order to control their seizure which any form of medication could not do. In the early 20th century, this kind of diet was commonly used to serve this kind of purpose. This kind of diet plan has gained a lot of interests in medical issues such as obesity, diabetes, brain cancer, and many more.
Obese patients undergoing ketosis diets.
A ketogenic diet or a low carb diet has been studied and well researched when it comes to obesity, and the patients that notice a great loss of appetite when they go with this kind of diet. In order to have the same results of a low carb diet, a low fat diet would need to greatly restrict the calorie intake of a person just to equally compare the two diets.
A low carb or ketosis diet is often high in levels of saturated fat but can still improve the biomarkers like the HDL cholesterol, triglyceride levels, insulin resistance and will still have a good effect on the pattern of LDL cholesterol changing it from bad to good cholesterol.
There are still a lot of studies showing that many people on the ketogenic diet will have a better chance of completing the conducted studies as compared to the other people in another type of diet even if there are a lot of claims that state the ketogenic diet as being very restrictive.
Ketosis diets on epileptic patients
There are a lot of studies conducted to epileptic children using ketosis diets that shows a great improvement given the fact that there was no significant change made by any medical therapy or medication. There is a study that shows the children with epilepsy who underwent ketosis diets gaining a lot of change on the frequency of their seizure attack as compared to those who are not in the diet.