What is a ketogenic diet? | Keto diet for beginners | Colaw Fitness Podcast #33
In this video of 1 minute fitness tips we will discuss what a keto diet is and explain it in a simple way so that it is easy for beginners to understand.
Hey, we’re Charles and Amber Colaw here with a fitness tip for the week. Yes. And Amber, uh, ask me the question. Oh, what is a Keto Diet? What is the Ketogenic Diet?
A keto diet is basically where you’re lowering your carbohydrates and that’s going to force your body to use its own fat as an energy substrate. And these new popular Keto diets are, uh, a way to, you know, basically lose weight and getting in shape. And what we want to tell people, just keep it simple, keep it the same.
Okay, the Keto diet or a ketogenetic diet is basically you are eating foods that force your body to use its own fat as an energy substrate. So your body uses, which that’s actually your fat cell actually drops ketone bodies as an energy substrate when there’s not enough glucose in the blood. So when your body is needing energy and you don’t give it carbohydrates are rate kind of. Most people that know the best keto diets are very low in carbs as a carbohydrates. Carbohydrates give your body energy or glucose quickly.
So meat and vegetables, protein shakes and water, meat and vegetables, protein shakes and water. And that is what we tell a lot of our clients to do. We have a simple program. You can follow the CF-30® diet program, get tons of people getting awesome results. So, well, anyways, that’s the fitness tip of the week.
This is Charles and Amber Colaw on Ketogenic diets. Have a blessed day and stay tuned for more fitness tips to help you reach your fitness goals.