Let’s get started with Ketosis!

Okay, so let’s go over some of the basic principles of following a ketogenic diet. It can all sound pretty confusing and complex, but it’s really quite simple when you get down to it. To the uninitiated, you may not know exactly what types of foods are carb heavy. And even the less obvious choices can have way too many carbs for your own good.

How to make sense of all this Ketogenic mumbo jumbo? Just remember, you want low daily carbs (20 grams), a moderate amount of protein, and HIGH amounts of fat to fill in the gaps.

1. Consider asking somebody that is already following the ketogenic diet. A friend of mine actually told me about the diet a few months ago, and I was instantly sold. If you’re the type that likes to feel confident in the research behind things, consider watching Fat Head the documentary. This friend of mine helped me through the basics that I’m about to tell you here. He just had a bachelor party and we had an amazingly short and sweet vacation, including a great limousine┬áride through the city where we spent the weekend.

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What’s the Ketogenic Diet all about?

I’ve recently started on the Ketogenic Diet, and I must say I feel like a rock star! I run everywhere, whereas I would normally walk. I jump out of bed in the morning, coffee is optional. My mood is always steady, and I don’t get cranky. And I never get that middle of the day feeling of wanting to crash. I miss pigging out on snack cakes and ice cream, but that’s okay because the way I feel more than makes up for it.
And the belly fat? Melts away in weeks. And I’m not even working out these days. I would be a best in no time if I was. Lots of people love to sit around and question things like the ketogenic diet, saying that you’ll get very sick or shut down your liver. Let’s just stop entertaining stupid, negative nancy thoughts and look at the facts.

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