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Author Abrams, Rami, author

Title Keto diet for dummies / by Rami Abrams, Vicky Abrams
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series For dummies
--For dummies
Contents Intro; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1: Getting Started with the Keto Diet; Chapter 1: Brushing Up on the Basics; Understanding What the Keto Diet Is; Deciding Whether the Keto Diet Is Right for You; Flipping the Switch on Your Metabolism; Clearing Common Hurdles; Chapter 2: Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet; The Numerous Benefits of a Keto Diet; Potential Drawbacks of the Keto Diet; The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Chapter 11: Alleviating Any Social PressureStaying Focused; Letting Your Social Circle in on Your Journey; Talking with Your Doctor; Part 4: Maximizing the Benefits; Chapter 12: Fasting; Recognizing the Benefits of Fasting; Sampling Different Fasting Methods; Reducing the Downside of Fasting with the Keto Diet; Chapter 13: Maintaining a Fitness Routine; Anticipating the Impact of the Keto Diet on Exercise; Adjusting Your Macros to Accommodate Exercise; Choosing the Right Style of Keto for Your Unique Goals; Adapting Your Exercise Routine; Considering Supplements That May Help
Chapter 3: Understanding What Happens to Your Body in KetosisExploring Your Body's Flex-Fuel System; Following the Energy Flow along the Metabolic Pathways; Anticipating Changes in How You'll Feel; Testing to See if You're in Ketosis; Chapter 4: Getting to Know Your Macros; Loading Up on Healthy Fats; Consuming Moderate Amounts of Protein; Cutting Unnecessary Carb Consumption; Part 2: Doing the Keto Diet; Chapter 5: Stocking Up on Keto-Friendly Foods; Out with the Old: Clearing Out Your Carb-Heavy Stock; In with the New: Healthy Fats, Proteins, and Carbs
Chapter 6: Checking Out Your Beverage OptionsMaking Water Your Go-To Beverage; Opting for Coffee or Tea; Finding a Suitable Milk Replacement; Considering Alternatives to Fruit Juice and Soda; Drinking Alcohol on the Keto Diet; Chapter 7: Achieving Ketosis Step by Step; Personalizing Your Keto Goals; Calculating Your Macro Targets; Planning and Preparing Meals; Snacking without Blowing Your Diet; Replenishing Lost Fluids and Electrolytes; Chapter 8: Making Sure You're Getting the Nutrition You Need; Counting Net Carbs, Not Total Carbs; Curbing Your Protein Intake
Going Full Fat, Skipping Low-FatReplenishing Your Electrolytes; Adding Healthy Oils to Your Diet; Getting Enough Fiber; Chapter 9: Eating Out and Loving It!; Choosing Keto-Friendly Restaurants; Steering Clear of Carbs; Loading Up on Fats and Proteins; Making Special Requests; Ordering Keto by Meal: A Few Suggestions; Opting for a Low-Sugar Beverage; Dining at the Homes of Relatives or Friends; Part 3: Overcoming Obstacles; Chapter 10: Dealing with Undesirable Side Effects; Getting Over the Hump: The Keto Flu; Watching for Signs of Ketoacidosis; Addressing More Specific Side Effects
Summary Millions of people have lost weight and become healthier on the keto diet, and you can too! Keto Diet For Dummies is your all-in-one resource for learning about the keto diet, getting started and reaping the full benefits like so many others have. The keto diet has gained immense popularity due to its effectiveness and the ever-growing science backing it. Keto Diet For Dummies provides you with the information and resources you need to succeed and achieve your goals. With the Keto Diet For Dummies book you'll learn how to: -Stock a keto kitchen -Prepare more than 40 tasty keto recipes -Eat right while dining out -Overcome any obstacles -Enjoy a healthier and more rewarding lifestyle Recipes in Keto Diet For Dummies include: Blueberry Almond Pancakes, Avocado Cloud Toast, Meatball Marinara Bake, Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry, Salmon with Avocado Lime Puree, Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Apple, Creamy Cookie Dough Mousse, Lemon Jello Cake, Key Lime Panna Cotta and much more! The keto diet (also known as ketogenic diet, low carb diet and LCHF diet) is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that shares many similarities with the Atkins and low-carb diets. Maintaining this diet is a great tool for weight loss. More importantly though, according to an increasing number of studies, it helps reduce risk factors for diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, and more. On the keto diet, your body enters a metabolic state called ketosis. While in ketosis your body is using ketone bodies for energy instead of glucose. For anyone looking to lose weight, become healthier, improve and stabilize their daily energy levels, and understand and benefits of the complex nutritional sciences of the keto diet, this book has it all
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 8, 2019)
Subject Ketogenic diet
Low-carbohydrate diet
Reducing diets
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / Diets.
Ketogenic diet.
Low-carbohydrate diet.
Reducing diets.
Form Electronic book
Author Abrams, Vicky
ISBN 1119578930 (electronic bk.)
1119579406 (electronic bk.)
9781119578932 (electronic bk.)
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