Drawbacks of the Keto Diet

Not too long ago, everyone was jumping on the keto diet train, which was another fad diet. Many people saw some brilliant results and were advocating it, whilst others had other opinions. In this article, we’ll take a look at how a balanced weight loss programme is, instead, the answer to most weight loss questions.

What to Eat on a Keto Diet

Ketosis is the metabolic adaptation that the body activates to make use of fats produced by the liver for energy, rather than utilising sugar/glucose from carbohydrates. The idea is that the body burns the fat that it already has, while the diet stays away from carbs that could be used instead – thus, the keto diet. The keto diet encompasses foods like eggs, meat, dairy (including butter), fatty fish, and low-carbohydrate veggies.

Keto Diet Weight Loss, or Health Disaster?

The problem with the keto diet is that it is unsustainable. It can cause major health issues that include kidney stones, low blood pressure, and nutrient deficiencies. It may lead to further health complications down the line. Those starting out on the keto diet oftentimes have nasty side effects such as headaches, upset stomachs, dizziness, and mood swings. Not to mention, there are no “cheat days” on keto. If you eat a carb (or have alcohol), you’ll break the process of ketosis and be back at step one.

So, What’s the Answer?

A healthy lifestyle is based around a sustainable, balanced diet that doesn’t cut out ANY of the food groups, and allows some leeway for the occasional cheat snack or meal (so wine is okay on occasion too – bonus!) With the help of a medical professional, a weight loss programme can become second nature, as you build in delicious foods that don’t leave your body wanting for more.

Slender Wonder is such a programme that is overseen by weight loss experts and doctors, and provides a convenient solution with ready-made meals and other supplements to ensure you lose weight in the healthiest, most sustainable way – and keep it off!

Contact us for more information, or find a doctor in your area.

 

 

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