What is Ketosis?

Ketosis is when your body turns to fat rather than carbohydrates for energy

What is ketosis?

 

Ketosis can occur during fasting, when you reduce the number of carbs or calories in your diet, during pregnancy or after exercising for a long period of time. 

How does it Work? When glucose is in short supply, your liver will break down fats into ketones, which are then used throughout your body for energy. Muscles and other tissues in your body use ketones rather than glucose for energy metabolism. In a healthy person, the production of ketones for energy is the body’s natural response to starvation, so this happens when dieting, overnight and during fasting.

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