Yesterday I was having a very interesting conversation with an obesity and Type 2 diabetes expert. He was voicing his concerns about this kind of diet, and was telling me how some of his colleagues had faced problems by taking up on similar plans. For that reason, today I would like to share with you the roots to this kind of dietary lifestyle and the benefits that come from it.
As you have perhaps already read in this page, this is based on diet guidelines as presrcibed by an MD, I made it yeast free, alkaline and ayurvedic to boost the benefits of his plan (already alkaline and ketogenic).
This program is therefore, a low-carb, high-fat and moderate protein one. This means zero pre-packaged and processed foods (but a few canned ones). It also means you will et to eat whole foods rich in fat and proteins ALONG with Fruits and Veggies. This consists on a balanced diet minus simple carbs and cereals. For more guidelines on which foods to choose from, check our food list ==>> Here.
Now for the benefits, alkaline diets were created to prevent your body from getting ill; as fungi, viruses and bacteriae cannot live in an alkaline environment. So we pick alkaline foods and alkalizing fruits and spices such as: citrics, ginger and turmeric. The benefits of a ketogenic approach are quite more extensive and are mainly focused on aiding and or eliminating sugar related ilnesses, a ketogenic diet:
Improves mental focus, and reducing brain-fog and improving a brain related illnesses, such as, Alzheimers, Epilepsy, and Parkinson’s Disease because of the antinflammatory properties of the diet.
Lowers: abdominal obesity, elevated blood pressure; blood sugar and insulin levels; and LDL cholesterol. By doing these it reduces heart disease and metabolic syndrome.
Increases HDL cholesterol.
Reduces bad hunger and cravings.
Is good for weight loss and attacks basically belly fat (visceral fat). Visceral fat is bad because it is fat that adheres to your internal organs – this kind of fat is related to illnesses such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Has an impact on sugar eating bad cells viruses and bacteria, such as the bacteria that causes Lyme Disease and cancer.
Eliminates IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Heartburn and PCOS (Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome) the former due to more regular bowel movements, the latter for it is usually associated with insulin levels.
Reduces inflammation (which is triggered by sugar and carbohydrates).
Aids mood stabilization like Autism and Bipolar Disease.
Increased Energy Levels and Stamina.
Our making it Ayurvedic also helps improve these conditions for aiding fat loss and alkalizing the body through the use of hot-spices (which boost your metabolism and helpp your body melt fat) and antioxidant and antinflammatory spices such as turmeric, ginger and cardamom.
We promote your drinking alkaline water warm lemon water, apple vinegar water or baking soda water, warm or chilled 1st thing in the morning and through the day so your body alkalizes and flushes away toxins and prevents fungi infections such as candida.
The benefits of this diet are immense! Give it a try, today!