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The benefits of ketogenic diet for women

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Ketogenic diet is beneficial for both men and women but it has some specific benefits for women.

Many benefits

Ketogenic diet has many benefits in this category. According to a study published by the National Institute of Health, women who go for a ketogenic diet often have higher levels of estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and testosterone in comparison to women who consume in general diet. The hormones are very crucial for female health. Estradiol is essential for regulating growth hormone for tissue and productive organs, dehydroepiandrosterone is crucial for reproductive health and memory and it can also help you to get over depression, and testosterone is crucial for your bones and muscles and also for improving sex drive.

Weight loss

One important objective of ketogenic diet is to lose weight. It is a very potent fat loss diet for women. When you use a ketogenic diet, your body learns to use fat for fuel and that helps you to lose fat faster. However since it contains high levels of protein, ketogenic diet will not affect your muscles while reducing the fat storage in your body by using it as a fuel. That extra protein will also help you to build more muscle which will in turn help you to keep the metabolism working at the best level. You'll be able to lose more fat and weight in comparison to any other diet. The extra advantage is that you'll be able to lose weight and fat even though you are not exercising vigorously and spending many hours in the gym.

Protein will also help you to feel satisfied easily. Besides that you will consume nutrient dense food. All the foods will help you to lose weight without feeling like you are restricting yourself. Since your nature really do not overeat, you don't have to count calories when you are using a ketogenic diet. It will help you to get lean without feeling hungry all the time. You will see consistent change in your body which is less risky in comparison to losing lots of weight within a short time.

Digestion

Many people like it is and it diet because they improve their metabolic health including digestion. You will get rid of gas, bloating and constipation issues. Without this problems, your life will be much better everyday. Your digestive system will function at its best and you will feel good all the time. You will not have any discomfort as your body will be able to digest, absorb and eliminate food easily without any problem.

Mental clarity, focus and well being

When you follow a ketogenic diet, you will also have other benefits in the form of mental clarity, focus and well-being. Since you are eating a diet high in DHA and healthy fats it will help your brain. Gradually you will feel that you have a better ability to think clearly and brainstorm, better focus, improve memory and overall better mental acuity.

You'll be able to better manage your emotions. You will have sustained energy throughout the day. It will also help you to keep yourself away from fogginess and lethargy. Since you will not suffer from receding glucose levels or blood sugar dysregulation, you will not have many physical and mental issues which changes in the blood sugar and glucose levels can bring in.

References

1. The Truth About The Ketogenic Diet
2. Effects of Ketogenic Diets on Cardiovascular Risk Factors
3. Ketosis, ketogenic diet and food intake control: a complex relationship