Can we lose weight by Keto Diet ?

A  diet having low carbohydrates and high amount of fats in quantity with adequate amount of proteins .

Can we lose weight by consuming such diet ?

The answer is Yes but how is it possible ?

When we consume less amount of  carbohydrates in our  diet there would be less amount of glucose for body to turn up . Therefore our body will not have enough glucose for producing energy instead it will start burning down fats stored in body .


Researchers have concluded that Keto-diet helps in weight loss -not only in water loss but also in fat loss .

Types of Keto Diets :-

One can follow any of the keto diet according to the requirements of their respective body:-

There are various types of ketogenic diets , some of them are :-

  • Standard ketogenic diet(SKD):- This is a very low carb (about 5 to 10 percent ) , moderate protein and high fat diet .
  • Very-low-carb ketogenic diet(VLCKD):-This is same as standard ketogenic diet as it is also a low carb diet .
  • Well formulated ketogenic diet (WFKD):- In this the amount of macronutrients of fats , carbohydrates and proteins should meet the ratios of standard ketogenic diet.
  • MCT ketogenic diet:-These diets are basically preferred for those suffering from epilepsy.

  • Calorie-restricted ketogenic diet:-It is more likely to be standard ketogenic diet just that calorie intake have to be restricted.
  • Cyclical Ketogenic Diet (CKD):-In this dietmore amount of carbohydrates are consumed as after every five ketogenic days there are two high carb days.
  • Targeted Ketogenic Diet (TKD):-Similiar as standard ketogenic diet just that carbohydrates are consumed during workout times .

High Protein Ketogenic Diet:-This diet is consumed by bodybuilders . It contains much amount of protein (35 percent ).

Effectiveness of Keto diet in weight loss :-

Only after consuming keto-diet for around one month the average weight loss was found to be 10 to 12 pounds . Also if you are very strict to keto diet it will workout even without exercises .


 It is not found to be safe for those who are diagnosed with any digestion problems or involving pancreas , liver , thyroid or gall bladder .

One thought on “Can we lose weight by Keto Diet ?

  • December 8, 2021 at 12:57 pm

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