Dr.Iakovos Theodosiou MD.DipU
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In the state of nutritional ketosis the body uses fat as fuel for main functions.
The nutritional ketogenic diet is used in many medical fields such as for the treatment of obesity, the treatment of epilepsy and more.
The start point of ketosis is different for every man is different and so the diet is individual.
The main objective in the food make ketogenic diet but also for all ketogenic diets is a metabolic stable condition called keto-adaptation.
When you start a ketogenic diet the body burns fat but it has limitations since the available enzymes and metabolites involved in this metabolic pathway is not sufficient.
There are many ketogenic diets or different ways through diet to reach ketosis. The choice is based on what we want to achieve, the health status of candidate and the duration of use.