Ketogenic diet is a high-fat and low carbohydrate diet. For better and improve positive results, it includes the diet which has a high amount of dietary fat, a moderate quantity of proteins and low carbohydrates. Reduction of carbohydrates causes ketosis in the body that increases the ability of the body to burn fat for energy. It helps in reducing blood sugar, weight loss and insulin level.
Pros of keto
Ketogenic diet helps body in several ways:
Improves the sleep cycle and mood
Increases the efficiency of the body to burn fat for gaining energy
Slower the ageing process
Improves risk factors for heart disease by reducing blood pressure
Reduces blood sugar level and appetite
Keto brunch ideas to try this weekend
To go from three meals per day to two meals per day, a brunch is the best way. It saves both time and money on cooking food, shopping and doing dishes. Enlisted below are some of the keto brunch ideas to try:
The Keto bread:
It is a crispy crust of bread with a moist and soft center. It can be freeze for the future use. It contains two net carbohydrates per bun. While a bun of a regular bread can contain about 20 grams of carbohydrates. It is free of gluten.
Boiled eggs with mayonnaise:
This idea is best for the egg lovers. It is so simple yet so tasty. It contains 1 gram net carb per serving. Mayonnaise can be replaced by a little amount of butter.
Keto garlic bread:
It can be served as a snack, a side dish or as an appetizer. Outside of the keto garlic butter is crispy and crunchy while it is soft on the inside with a taste of garlic butter. It contains 1 gram of carbohydrates per piece.
Low-carb tortillas can be made ahead of time and can be stored for up to 2-3 months in a freezer by wrapping them with a plastic. It can be used as flatbreads and can be baked or fried. It works very well as a thin pizza crust. It contains 2 grams of carbs per serving.
Low-carb blueberry smoothie:
This low-carb smoothie is perfect to prepare in a short period of time. It contains 9 grams of carbs per serving. It can be made by using coconut oil or any other healthful oil.
The fat helps curb hungers. Fat together with caffeine gives immediate boost of energy to the body. It contains zero grams of carbohydrates and is perfect for a keto brunch. It helps in losing some weight also.
Keto western omelet:
It is best for the brunch containing peppers and onions. It is cheesy, fluffy and soft to taste. It can be combined with a fresh, green salad and contains 6 grams of net carbohydrates.
Keto meat pie:
It is a cheese-topped keto masterwork. It has a dairy-free pie crust filled with cheese and meat. It contains 7 grams net of carbohydrates per serving.
Keto diet is best to choose because its goal is to get more calories from fat and protein than from carbohydrates. It works by utilizing body’s own sugar storage.