The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that involves significantly reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat. This reduction in carbohydrates puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis.

When this happens, your body becomes adapted to burning fat for energy [6]. It also turns fat into ketones in the liver, which can supply energy for the brain[7] [8].

Ketogenic diets can cause significant reductions in blood sugar. This, along with the increased ketones, has numerous health benefits. Some scientific studies suggest (but may not definitely prove) that:

The ketogenic diet can improve risk factors like body fat, HDL cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood sugar.
-Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology[28]

Ketosis results in a steady flow of fuel, in the form of ketones, to the brain. This means your focus and your concentration increases too.
-National Library of Medicine[29]

Weight loss is the primary reason my patients use the ketogenic diet. Previous research shows good evidence of a faster weight loss when patients go on a ketogenic or very low carbohydrate diet compared to participants on a more traditional low-fat diet.
-Harvard Health Publishing[30]


Fat Mobilization* (click to learn more)

In one study, people on a ketogenic diet lost 2.2 times more weight than those on a low-calorie, low-fat diet. Triglyceride and HDL cholesterol levels also improved [1].

In fact, research shows that the ketogenic diet is far superior to the often recommended low-fat diet [2] [3] [4].

This, of course, is the main benefit that people look for when considering the keto diet. Because fat becomes a source of energy, your body actively burns fat when it needs more energy instead of looking for glucose. This is what’s known as being “fat-adapted”.

But how does the actual process work according to science?

When your body enters ketosis your blood sugar level will drop. This actually gives the fat cells the ability to release the water they’ve been retaining and this is why initially, most people see a big drop in weight loss due to losing water within the first few days.

After that occurs the fat cells are small enough to enter the bloodstream and enter the liver where they can be converted into ketones [5].

Appetite Control* (click to learn more)

Hunger is the single worst side effect of dieting.

It is one of the main reasons why many people feel miserable and eventually give up on their diets.

One of the best things about following a low-carb keto diet is that it leads to an automatic reduction in appetite [9].

The studies consistently show that when people cut carbs and eat more protein and fat, they end up eating much fewer calories.

In fact... when researchers are comparing low-carb and low-fat diets in studies, they need to actively restrict calories in the low-fat groups to make the results comparable [10].

Combat Sugar Addiction* (click to learn more)

Carbohydrates are made up of sugar - a toxic substance that has been proven to be more addictive than cocaine [11].

When your body gets accustomed to intaking a large amount of sugar from carbs, it expects a similar amount of sugar again. When it doesn’t receive the heaping intake of sugar it expects, that’s when your brain sends signals of starvation and intense cravings can occur.

Since committing to keto breaks the chain of sugar addiction, it puts an end to the cravings which cause you to make bad dietary decisions.

Energy* (click to learn more)

Anyone who has recently switched from a standard western diet to a ketogenic diet will soon notice how their energy levels are stable throughout the day. No mid-afternoon slumps, no cravings for instant sugar or caffeine hits.

Fat (and the ketones produced from fat) are a readily available source of fuel. Once someone is fat adapted and in ketosis, they will find they can easily go hours (even days) without food and not have drastic energy level swings [12].

Mental Focus* (click to learn more)

The problem with carbs as an energy source is that they cause your blood sugar levels to rise and fall. Because the energy source isn’t consistent it’s harder for your brain to stay focused and clear for long periods of time.

When you’re in ketosis and your brain uses ketones as a fuel source, it has a consistent fuel source that it can rely on which means you can focus for longer periods of time.

Multiple studies have found that a ketogenic diet leads to improved cognitive performance, memory function and enhanced learning abilities [13] [14] [15].

Supports Youthful Longevity* (click to learn more)

Lowering oxidative stress in the body is one way to increase lifespan [16]. It seems that by lowering blood sugar levels, oxidative stress in turn is decreased [17]. A ketogenic diet decreases blood sugar levels – allowing the formation of ketones to be used as fuel.

One theory regarding longevity is that the key to living longer lies in taking care of our mitochondria, as they are responsible for energy production in our cells.

Being in ketosis is known to have hugely beneficial effects on the function of the mitochondria by raising the levels of antioxidants in the mitochondria [18], increasing the number of mitochondria in neurons of the hippocampus (which is crucial for normal brain function) [19], and by reducing the number of reactive oxygen species, which are damaging to the mitochondria cell structures in high amounts[20].

Physical Performance* (click to learn more)

The studies done on ketosis and exercise performance paint a pretty clear picture – it helps. One of the most detailed studies on fat utilisation and performance (compared to a standard carb diet) was named the FASTER study[21] - the results found that those who were on a ketogenic type diet had more mitochondria than the control group, lower oxidative stress, lower lactate load and that the fat adapted and fuelled athletes could function off fat for a much higher intensity than the non-fat adapted counter parts.

Inflammation & Pain Relief* (click to learn more)

Ketosis has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties while also assisting with pain relief. Reducing glucose metabolism influences pain, so this could be one potential mechanism of action[22].

Cardiovascular Health* (click to learn more)

The science on cholesterol and saturated fat has evolved greatly in the past few decades. It is now accepted that dietary cholesterol does not raise blood cholesterol, and this has even been recognized in the new dietary guidelines.

Multiple large meta-analyses have shown no association between saturated fat intake and cardiovascular events or increased mortality.

Both prior studies and our research have shown that paradoxically, in the setting of a ketogenic diet, higher dietary intake of saturated fat actually decreases serum saturated fat[12].

In the context of the keto diet, the intake of fat is not only safe - but imperative for long-term cardiovascular health. There have been multiple studies showing that ketogenic diets yield no increase in cardiac events or mortality[23].

Furthermore, cardiac risk factors actually improve on the keto diet, with lowering of triglycerides, improved blood pressure, improved glycemic control, and increased HDL[24].

Controlled studies have consistently failed to show a clinical association between high saturated fat intake and adverse cardiovascular outcomes[25].

But there is a DARK SIDE to the ketogenic diet most people don’t talk about…

With all of the research-proven benefits supporting the conventional keto diet, it’s no wonder why it seems like everyone is praising this low-carb lifestyle these days. But if you’re considering this diet, you’ll probably want to know about the side effects before you decide if it’s right for you.

The Keto Flu

With the start of the keto diet, the body switches from using sugar as a source of energy to using the body’s stored fat. In the process of breaking down fat, the body produces ketones, which are then removed by the body through frequent and increased urination. This may lead to dehydration and flu-like symptoms, such as fatigue, dizziness, irritability, nausea, and muscle soreness which tend to last through the first week of starting a keto diet.

Nutritional Deficiencies

The keto diet is also extremely low in certain fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes that are generally thought of as healthy. Without these foods, people on the diet can miss out on fiber, certain vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals that only come in these foods. That has significant human health impacts over the long term such as bone loss and increased risk of chronic diseases.

Hundreds of studies suggest that diets rich in whole plant foods are linked with significantly lower levels of diseases like osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.

Weight loss Reversal

What’s worse is that clinical studies have shown that weight loss reversal is a common side effect of long-term keto diet use. Long-term effects of a ketogenic diet actually showed a reversal in weight loss. During the first week, there was an initial decrease in weight, but after 18 weeks, the weight returned to baseline and started to increase gradually[26] [27].

Long Term Sustainability

From a practicality standpoint, restricting your carbohydrate intake to be below 50 grams per day for the rest of your life isn’t a realistic approach to achieving your most optimal state of health.

The studies suggest that there are definite short-term benefits of a high-fat ketogenic diet. However, the long-term studies, which are just beginning to be published, are suggesting that keto should be used as a short-term strategy since the risks and reversal of benefits start to surface after eating a keto diet for an extended period of time.

But What If There Was A Way To Experience The Benefits Of The Ketogenic Diet Without The Negative Effects?

One of the most profound benefits of the ketogenic diet is that it helps break your body’s addiction to carbohydrates and sugar.

While it may not be realistic (or clinically recommended) to restrict yourself from carbohydrates for the rest of your life, multiple studies suggest that following a ketogenic diet as a short-term “detox” can not only yield the powerful benefits of being fat-adapted, but also help to break compulsive cravings for carbohydrates.

TThat’s exactly why we’ve developed the KETOX Diet Course — the first short-term “carbohydrate-detox” diet program of its kind.

The KETOX Diet Course entails a 3-phase nutrition plan that is designed to first deplete the body its of toxic, stored carbohydrate reserves. By detoxing the body of it’s stored glycogen, the metabolism will then be primed to become fully fat-adapted.

Once this ketogenic state is achieved, the body shifts to using stored fat for fuel thus unlocking your ability to reach your ideal body and health.

The final phase of the program then provides the perfect roadmap for incorporating carbohydrates back into your daily diet, the right way — So that you never have to worry about the weight regain risks that generally follow most restrictive keto plans.

Why KETOX Is Better Than Conventional Keto Diets

Involves permanently removing carbs from your diet
Eating less than 50 grams of carbohydrates for the rest of your life isn’t a practical or enjoyable lifestyle. In addition, long term use has been shown through research to pose negative side effects.
Involves a short term “carb detox”*
With the 3-phase KETOX diet plan, you’ll experience the powerful benefits associated with being fat-adapted without risking the long term side effects of prolonged carb-restriction.
Vitamin & mineral deficiencies
Most conventional keto diets de-emphasize eating fruits and vegetables which are essential for maintaining optimal health.
Includes plant-based Green Detox drink mix*
The KETOX plan includes the keto-friendly superfood drink mix Green Detox to fulfill your vital micronutrient needs.
Rapidly causes keto flu
Nutritional gaps from skipping out on fruits and vegetables can worsen the symptoms of the keto flu.
STOPS keto flu*
Thanks to the detoxifying superfood method, your body will be primed with vital phytonutrients to protect your immunity and fight fatigue-like symptoms associated with keto diets.
Causes muscle loss
Restricting carbohydrate intake for long periods of time may lead to muscle and strength loss.
Supports lean muscle & tone*
Within the KETOX course, you’ll learn how to strategically time your carbohydrate intake to maximize strength and muscle tone.
Brain fog, fatigue, and irritability
Zero carb diets are notorious for disrupting our mood, mental sharpness and energy levels.
Promotes energy, focus and brain power*
With specific macronutrient guidelines inside the KETOX meal plan, each ketogenic meal is tailored toward optimizing your physical and mental abilities.
Constipation, bloating & digestive discomfort
Consuming high amounts of fat and protein as most keto diets suggest can stress the digestive tract.
Enhances gut health & keeps you regular*
Rich in plant-based fibrous foods, your digestive tract will thank you.
Sleeplessness & insomnia
As your body metabolically adjusts to burning fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates, impaired sleep often results.
Includes foods that regulate sleep cycle & support recovery*
The KETOX meal plan provides unique evening recipes catering towards supporting restful sleep.
Restrictive eating
Conventional keto diets allow no freedom to enjoy foods you love.
Includes dozens of keto-adapted recipes*
Reward yourself with over 30 different keto-adapted recipes including cauliflower pizza, keto-burgers and sin-free desserts with the KETOX Express Cookbook.
Dramatic weight rebound when carbs are reintroduced
Without the proper protocol, incorporating carbohydrates back into your diet after long-term keto use may result in disaster - water weight, bloating and even body fat regain are often reported.
Maintain your results for the long term*
The KETOX lifestyle plan makes transitioning back into normal eating easy so that you can eat carbohydrates the smart way while retaining your results.
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When will I be able to start using my KETOX Diet Course?

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What does the ketogenic diet do, exactly?

The term ‘ketogenic’ refers to the process of your body (liver) producing organic substances known as ketones.

When you greatly limit your carb intake, your body needs to get its energy from another fuel source; in the case of the keto diet, your body starts to utilize fats for energy since glucose is limited.

As a result?

Your body becomes “fat-adapted” and relies primarily on a metabolic process called lipolysis for deriving energy from fats. When your body carries out lipolysis, ketones are made by your liver (as a byproduct).

Once ketones are made in high enough amounts, your body enters a state called nutritional ketosis.

Being in ketosis has a multitude of benefits for humans, especially for helping burn stored body fat for energy. This makes the keto diet ideal for those trying to lose weight.

Is the keto diet safe for me if I have type-2 diabetes?

While nothing on this site is intended as medical advice, there is research showing that the keto diet is an effective protocol for people with this condition.

Reducing your carb intake (significantly) can enhance your body’s ability to regulate blood sugar, which in turn makes you better at keeping blood glucose levels stable.

Nevertheless, you should be sure to keep your physician apprised of any major diet changes if you’re a type-2 diabetic.

What if I’m a vegetarian?

It’s possible to eat keto as a vegetarian, if a bit more difficult. Remember that keto isn’t about eating a ton of animal protein – it’s about eating a lot of fat. If you can eat eggs and full-fat dairy, you’ll be able to get plenty of protein for keto. Just focus on getting at least some protein-rich foods at every meal and eating plenty of healthy fats, like olive oil and coconut oil. The KETOX Diet Course Guide provides an array of healthy protein options that are plant-based.

What about eating out on the keto diet?

Most people actually find that it’s not a big problem. There’s something at almost every restaurant that you can have: salads with a generous amount of fat-rich dressing are usually a good bet, and at nicer restaurants you can get delicious fatty steaks slathered in butter or crispy grilled fish with aioli: yum! If your order comes with bread or potatoes or some other carb-loaded side, just ask for a side salad instead. I’ve included a ton of my personal keto substitution options within the KETOX course as well.

Since the keto diet is high in fat, won’t that cause intake cause high cholesterol?

Research actually suggests the opposite is true. By cutting out carbs and emphasizing high-fat intake (as opposed to increasing carbs and decreasing fat), your cholesterol and blood lipid profiles can improve.

It’s important to remember that the fat/cholesterol you consume doesn’t intrinsically increase your plasma triglycerides or lipoproteins.

For example:

Medium-chain triglycerides (like the fats found in coconut), are digested and utilized for energy rapidly, unlike long-chain triglycerides. Much of the fat you consume on the keto diet will be used for energetic purposes (i.e. maintaining healthy cellular function).

How can I deal with carb cravings?

There’s no one guaranteed way to deal with cravings – here are a few suggestions for keto dieters specifically:

Can I drink alcohol on the keto diet?

Although pure alcohol doesn't contain carbs, drinking alcohol has a strong potential to slow down weight loss. Even if there is no sugar, your body can't store alcohol as fat - it has to metabolise it. This means that it will utilise alcohol instead of body fat. That being said, there are many helpful tips included within the KETOX course which covers the best and worst alcoholic beverages to consume while following a keto diet.

Is the ketogenic diet suitable for women?

Yes! A very-low-carb lifestyle can help regulate blood sugar levels, appetite, improve mood, support weight loss and overall well being. The KETOX Course Guide provides a detailed overview on how women can experience the most success while following a keto-based diet.

Are there any simple and tasty recipes for the keto diet?

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