Why We Endorse Low Carb Keto For Greater Health and Weight loss


Why low carb keto? There are several benefits to eating this way. Most people try their hand at eating low carb because they’ve heard that it’s easier for weight loss. Compared to a low-fat diet, eating low carb allows you to stay on track without the constant hunger that is common with a low-fat diet. Eating low carb is also beneficial for general wellness.

A true ketogenic diet is one where carbs are low enough to get into ketosis. Ketosis is when our bodies uses fat for fuel compared to glucose, sugar. Weight loss is more effective and you start burning fat stores for energy. When you eat this way consistently your body becomes what is known as fat-adapted. In a fat-adapted state your body will naturally prefer to burn fat for fuel. This allows for your energy to remain steady throughout the day and you are able to exercise for longer periods.

Eating a low carb diet has shown to have therapeutic effects on those who suffer from epilepsy, T1 & T2 diabetes, acne, PCOS, Alzheimer’s, chronic pain and even some forms of cancers. In reality, there are many reasons why people choose to eat low carb. It’s these different reasons that make the low carb community unique.

fittoservegroup logoOne of the main questions people ask when first going on a low carb plan, is how many carbohydrate can you consume in a day? This will depend on how many carbs you can personally tolerate. In general the younger you are the more carbs you will be able to consume. I tell people to start with only 20-25 grams a day and after a month begin to experiment to see if you can tolerate higher levels of carbs without it affecting your weight, hunger and overall wellness. If at the 20-25 range you are not seeing the results you hope perhaps a more ketogenic diet would work better. In this instance your macros should look like this 75% fat, 25% protein and 5% carbohydrates.


Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this lifestyle.

If you have any medical conditions, always check with your doctor before going on any diet. Changes in blood pressure and sugar levels may require a reduction in your medication which is why working closely with your doctor is necessary.

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16 Comments

  1. Marie-Louise Engelbrecht
    Helo Hilda.. Marie-Louise Louw Engelbrecht here. My hubby has Parkinson's Disease. He also has Diabetes Type 2. He has been taking Diabetes tablets for years..maybe its helping him..? Im reading a blog by Fred Phillips who is also a PD sufferer n hez on a Ketogenic woe n its helping him. My hubby is sensitive to all painkillers n im thinking of putting him n myself onto a Ketogenic diet in the hope that his health will improve cos now on his high carb diet his health is very poor.
    • Hilda Solares
      Hi Marie, yes the studies coming out on keto and Parkinson’s is very promising. I encourage you to check out The ketogenic Bible. It has some very good studies. Currently I am giving my mom who has Parkinson’s exogenous ketones and it’s helping her manage her symptoms. Learn more at fittoservegroup.pruvitnow.com here to support you. 💞🙏🙏🙏
  2. Pamela L Boardman
    Thanks for all the great information
    • Hi Pamela, sooo thrilled you find the blog informative. Be sure to follow our blog via email. Let me know if I can assist you in any way on your health and wellness journey. Be blessed 💞
  3. Thanks this is a great post and it is informative
  4. Lizbett Peraza
    Hi while you're doing this low carb diet and using your fat for fuel , are you checking your ketones at home and how aften? Thanks
    • Hi Lisbett, I rarely check anymore because I am very attuned to how my body feels when in ketosis. When you first begin the keto sticks that test the urine ketones are a good indicator. The problem is once you become keto adapted these are not very accurate. I know some people like testing via blood or breath, via blood is much more expensive. You can check as often as you like. Another option is to test your blood sugar levels. When your sugar levels are low (80's)it's a good indication your are also in ketosis
  5. We just joined the low carb club. :) Hubby was diagnosed with T2 Diabetes a few weeks ago. I'll be coming back for recipes and ideas! :) I just made my first sugar-free cheesecake...we'll see how it went in the morning.
  6. Thank you so much for all you do to inspire others on a healthier lifestyle. .God bless!
  7. As a person with moderately severe ADHD and RAD, I've seen a significant improvement in my cognitive functions once I ditched the grains and went LCHF. There is a definite benefit to this WOL for people with atypical neurology. My partner has also noticed a marked improvement in her anxiety disorder with this as well. Thanks for spreading the word!!!
    • So grateful you have found a key for better health. I still struggle with pain most days but I am no where were I was several years ago. It is so much easier to stay healthy than it is to regain your health. It is my hope to share and inspire. Be well 😁

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