There's still room for plenty of butter, cream and bacon, though. Most cells, including brain cells, will accept ketones as an energy source when carbohydrates are unavailable. Since humans have ample fat stores, when someone in ketosis eats fewer calories than they are burning, the fat comes from adipose tissue.
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Let’s take a closer look at what the keto diet actually means, how it’s different from the Atkins diet, and what new research tells us about the potential health benefits of this eating plan. The main principles of the keto diet is a reduction of carbs to 50 grams or fewer, and an increase in fats. While giving up carbs sounds like an impossible feat, there are two significant pros for the ketogenic diet.
Carbohydrates have been linked to this skin condition, so cutting down on them may help. And the drop in insulin that a ketogenic diet can trigger may also help stop acne breakouts.