There is a great hype recently for the ketogenic diet with weight loss success stories and restoring good health state. The ketogenic diet is a high fat, moderate protein, and an extremely low carbohydrate diet. The net carb should not exceed 50 gm per day, this drastic cut in carbohydrate intakes forces the body to be in ketosis.
Ketosis is a process where the body uses fats instead of carbohydrates resulting in the formation of ketone bodies which later be used as fuel. Being in ketosis helps in burning body fats and keeps you less hungry. Besides weight loss, there are many health benefits to being in ketosis as it helps patients with metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and diabetes type 2 and others in controlling their conditions. Also, there are proven clinical studies for the benefits of the keto diet to patients with epilepsy and seizures.
If you want to follow the keto diet, you must choose your food very carefully to keep your body in ketosis, and here is a list of food you can eat safely while on a keto diet.
Eggs are extraordinarily rich food, you can have them any time of the day, you can eat them boiled, scrambled, sunny-side eggs, or any other dish you like. For the keto dieters, one large egg contains less than one gram of carbs and 5 grams of proteins, which make it very suitable for the keto diet. Eating eggs makes you full for a long time of the day. Even though the eggs are high in cholesterol, but recent studies show that it did not raise the bad cholesterol in humans.