A low-carb or ketogenic diet can help improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels by lowering the consumption of carbs, leading to weight loss and other health benefits such as improved blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and heart health, as well as reduced inflammation and fatigue, improved cognitive function, and a healthier gut microbiome.
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Intermittent fasting is something you can do, no matter what you are eating. For the people following any form of a low-carb high-fat diet, intermittent fasting is what I wholeheartedly recommend for the best results.
If you are not really sure what foods are allowed on the ketogenic diet, check out the basic list I've created for the beginners.
There are several ways to know if you are in ketosis without going to the lab or buying expensive equipment for measuring ketone levels - check them out.
Ketosis is a condition characterized by the enhanced production of ketone bodies. Ketones are chemical substances that the body makes when it does not have enough insulin in the blood. When our body is fat-adapted, it starts using ketones as fuel instead of glucose, and we are in the state of ketosis.