- August 10, 2018
- Posted by: Dr. Nnamdi Elenwoke
- Category: Health tips
How Does the Ketogenic Diet Improve Insulin Resistance?
- One hundred percent of carbohydrates will trigger insulin release.
- Cutting carbs to a ketogenic level of 25-50 grams a day will help lower insulin levels.
- Green leafy low-glycemic vegetables are healthy low calorie sources of carbohydrates.
The safety and efficacy of a ketogenic diet is well established in helping to reduce cholesterol and heart disease risk and blood sugar and insulin fluctuations (14, 15) while a low fat diet may increase these health risks.