Non-athletes also can follow this version of keto to better tolerate the restrictive nature of the diet, support high levels of physical activity and avoid skeletal muscle breakdown during training. mimics a fasting state in the body but provides enough calories to support energy needs. Ketosis is achieved when blood ketone levels are greater than 0.5 mmol/L.
Due to a lower carb intake, people with diabetes may experience hypoglycemia if they don’t make appropriate changes to their diabetes medications. It feels like everyone is talking about the Keto diet right now. And with so many people boasting its benefits, it can sound like an exciting train to jump on. However, before beginning a new diet plan it is always a good idea to do your research and weigh the pros and cons of the diet, as well as speak to yourdoctorabout whether or not it is a good plan for you.
Hi Deb, While I don’t see any reason not to, I am not able to give medical advice. I recommend checking with a doctor that knows your health situation and also understands low carb/keto well enough to advise on it. How do we get enough vitamin C and calcium on a keto or low carb meal plan? I am post menopausal age and am concerned getting enough calcium. I would like to start the Ketogenic diet and I am gathering necessary info.