Losing Weight 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.
Ketoacidosis will only happen to people with diabetes and it is quite harmful. Ketosis on the other hand is a safe phenomenon and will provide only good benefits to the body of a person. There are some people that would confuses the two terms and would think that ketosis is the harmful one.
You should also be aware that ketosis diets have been practiced in the past in order to control an epileptic seizure with children that did not respond to any type of medication. It was on the 20th century that this type of diet was 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.
Using ketosis diet on obese patients.
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. If you want to compare a low carb diet to a low fat diet with the same result, you will need to greatly reduce the calorie intake in a low fat diet in order to gain the same result that of a low carb diet.
Even if a low carb or ketosis diet is high in levels of saturated fat, it can still improve the biomarkers like the insulin resistance, triglyceride levels, HDL cholesterol, and will still have a good effect on the patterns of LDL cholesterol that will change the bad cholesterol into good cholesterol in the body.
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.
Epileptic patients undergoing ketosis diets
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. In one study, there is a significant change on the frequency of seizures from the children with epilepsy that are in a ketosis diet than those that are not.