There are many ways to burn body fat . One such way is the ketogenic diet , a diet that restricts carbohydrate consumption . Thus, this type of diet induces the body to adopt a metabolic process known as ketosis . In this article you will learn 4 habits that will force your body to burn fat like you have not seen before.

Ketosis is a natural process by which the body, in search of energy, burns accumulated fat . Because it uses body fat for fuel, this process allows you to lose weight quickly.

What are the benefits of ketosis?

Through ketosis, you will be able to:

  • Lose weight faster because you are going to use the accumulated fat as a source of energy.
  • Get your body used to using fat more efficiently .
  • Help the body to better metabolize carbohydrates when they are ingested, again, little by little in the diet.
  • Promote the feeling of satiety.

What are the side effects of ketosis?

Although this process is natural, it can cause some side effects, such as:

  • Bad breath
  • Nausea
  • Excessive sweating

What are the 4 habits that will force your body to burn fat?

During the first days of the diet, you could suffer from a bad mood and feel tired. Don’t worry, this is part of the body’s adaptation process to a low carbohydrate intake. If you have already decided to follow a weight loss regimen, then you should practice these 4 habits.

1. Consume coconut oil

For fat burning through ketosis consumption of coconut oil it is required. This vegetable oil is rich in medium chain triglycerides, fats can be absorbed quickly. These fats are a good source of energy as they are converted into ketones by the liver.

2. Reduce the consumption of carbohydrates

If you want to burn fat, then it is imperative to minimize your carbohydrate intake. You should not exceed 15 to 20 grams of carbohydrates per day. In this way, the body will not be able to use sugar or glucose as a source of energy. Therefore, it will seek to obtain the necessary energy from fats and fatty acids accumulated in the body.

3. Eat protein

Protein consumption is important, especially when it comes to a fat-burning diet. When accumulated fat is burned, it is possible to lose muscle mass. Therefore, proteins are essential to restore your muscles.

4. Add good fats

Consider adding good fats to your diet, such as coconut oil, olive oil, avocado, and butter. But be careful, it is important to choose natural and organic products to avoid ingesting chemicals.

Before starting any new eating plan that restricts the consumption of certain foods, or to adapt it to a specific regimen, it is advisable to consult a nutritionist, in this way you will avoid health problems and obtain greater benefits.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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