How beneficial is keto diet?
Keto diet in the UAE has become very popular over the days. It is a very low carb diet where in the daily carb intake is less than 50g a day.
The main source of calorie intake in keto diet is protein and fats.
Within 3 to 5 days, the body runs out of fuel (sugar) that leads to force the body to break down fat and protein as an energy source. This will make you lose weight. This is called ketosis.
Keto is a short-term diet because it cannot be a long-term healthy diet as it could cause some health problems. Keto can be a good option when it comes to losing fat and blood sugar control but as any other strict diet, it could be risky. Strict eating disorders causes mood changes, eating disorders and hormonal imbalance that could also affect a person’s lifestyle and performance.
It is recommended to take a doctor or a professional health expert’s advice. A personal trainer in Dubai can suggest what type of a diet is suitable for a person’s weight loss goals.
To build muscle the body require more carbohydrates. Carbs are also very crucial for recovery when it’s comes to hypertrophy.
Staying on a low carb, high fat diet for long-term is a big stress for the body and if its combined with hard training, it can cause injuries. Also, it causes over training, burnout in long term as the nutrition is key element for proper recovery of the muscles, that require the proper amount and quality of carbohydrates.
Keto diet is not recommended to people with insulin problems, diabetes, and other autoimmune diseases.
Even a young, healthy person should consult with the doctor first before starting Keto or any other strict diet.
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