7 Essential Reasons for Not Losing Weight on a Keto Diet insurance
During the ketosis period, the body becomes very effective at getting rid of fat and using it instead of glucose in order to get enough energy for the body. Fat burning makes this ketogenic diet a popular choice for people looking to lose weight. This system has become very popular and most overweight people use it and it is effective.
However, some people may find that they do not lose weight on the keto diet. In most cases, the reason for this would be that they did not enter ketosis.
Contents of this article
- Not achieving ketosis
- Eating too much protein
- Eating too many acceptable carbs
- Eating maltitol
- Not counting calories
- Drinking alcohol
- High stress
1. Not achieving ketosis
Usually, when a person does not lose weight on the keto diet, it is because they have not achieved ketosis.
The most common reason for not getting into ketosis is not cutting back enough on carbs. According to a 2019 article on the ketogenic diet, carbohydrates should represent only 5–10% of a person’s calorie intake.
Specifically, most keto diets require a person to cut down to between 20 and 50 grams of carbs each day.
Sometimes, a person may feel as though they have drastically reduced their carb intake. However, they may still be eating enough carbs for the body to produce energy from glucose, and this will prevent the body from burning fat.
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