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Ketone Diet

A ketone or ketogenic diet focuses on minimizing carbohydrates and including high-fat foods and moderate proteins in the diet. With such a diet, the body burns more fats than carbohydrates. This is one of the recommended diets to treat epilepsy in children.

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Is a ketone diet good for those who are diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a question about the ketone diet. I honestly do not understand the benefits of a ketone diet, what are they? Is a ketone diet good for those who are diabetic?  Read Full »

Sanchari Majumder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It aids in weight loss. It takes more work to turn fat into energy than it takes to turn carbohydrates into energy. Reduces acne. It may help reduce the risk of cancer, improves heart health, may protect brain functioning, potentially reduces seizures, improves health in ...  Read Full »

What is a good diet for an obese person?

Query: Hi doctor, I am well built, with 211 lbs weight and 5.3 feet in height. Everyone teases me for being obese. So I want to become fit with proper BMI (body mass index). I do not drink alcohol, but I smoke two packets of cigarettes per week. I came across various types of diets. I want to follow the ke...  Read Full »

Shakuntala Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not start the keto diet. Instead of adopting a particular diet, it is always better to eat in moderation. 1. Control your eating habit and exercise regularly. 2. Replace refined flour and sugar with millets and jaggery or muscovado sugar. 3. Stay hydrated. 4. Follow a s...  Read Full »

How much weight can an obese person lose while on the keto diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old with 171 lbs in weight, a height of 5.6 feet, and a BMI (body mass index) of 26. I am a computer engineer. I do not eat junk food and play badminton every evening. As I follow a sedentary lifestyle, I look obese. I came across the keto diet, Mediterranean diet, intermitt...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Follow these steps for maintaining an ideal body weight; 1. Consume a diet rich in protein like vegetables, cottage cheese, soya, and tofu. In addition, eat six pieces of almonds or walnuts every day. 2. Include chia seeds and flax seeds in your diet. 3. Follow different ...  Read Full »

I look obese and prefer keto diet. What foods are good to eat on keto diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old male with 242 lbs of weight and 5.3 feet of height. I do not have any medical issues, but I look obese. I prefer the keto diet to reduce obesity because it contains my favorite foods. Please guide me.  Read Full »

Shakuntala Srivastava

Answer: Hi,Welcome to Never opt for a particular diet plan, especially by restricting certain nutrients.2) Control your portion size in the diet.3) Replace carbohydrates with seasonal vegetables and fruits.4) Eat protein-rich foods like peanuts and fox nuts (lotus seeds). I can suggest you be...  Read Full »

Does the keto diet positively affect and alleviate IBS?

Query: Hello doctor, Does the keto diet positively affect and alleviate stomach issues such as IBS?  Read Full »

Vishal Kumar Wadi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Keto diet is a crash diet, which means it can be done for a short period of two to three months or so. It can surely improve digestive issues such as IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) as it involves a very low intake of carbohydrates. But one must be careful in making t...  Read Full »

I want to be fit, both physically and mentally. Is Keto diet the right choice?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. My main goal is to optimize my brain performance, thinking clearly, and no brain fog. I am trying to be shredded and working on overall body strength and abdominal muscles. I have been following a mixture of IF (intermediate fasting) and Keto diet for about...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You need to incorporate a vitamin D supplement. Your diet pattern and exercise are good, but I need a few more details like BMI (body mass index) to comment on any changes and to calcul...  Read Full »

Is keto diet safe or unsafe?

Query: Hello doctor,Kindly provide me some information about the keto diet.1. Is it safe? Or unsafe?2. Is it a good way to lose weight? Or a terrible way to lose weight?  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Keto diet is a diet alteration with an increase in fat and protein and a decrease in carbohydrates. These diets were altered to treat epilepsy. This diet will help to manage the weight reduction as it substitutes while changing the metabolism and force to work for with...  Read Full »

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