Keto Diet from Dr. Sturm in St. Louis
What is the Keto Diet?
The Keto diet, offered by Find A Better You Med Spa in Saint Louis; offers a fast, safe and healthy weight loss. The diet itself is a high protein moderately high fat, very low-carbohydrate diet that helps you burn fat more effectively. The reduction in carb intake puts your body in a metabolic state called ketosis, where fat, from your diet and from your body, is burned for energy.
Find out if the Keto Diet is Right for You
What does "Keto" mean?
The "Keto" part of the Keto Diet comes from the word ketones. Ketones an alternative fuel source for your body that can be used when blood sugar (glucose) is in short supply. The diet causes your body to make small fuel molecules called ketones.
What is the Keto Diet good For?
Keto has a number of well-documented health benefits, such as weight loss, improved insulin sensitivity, seizure control in epilepsy patients, and more. It can even lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes later in life. It has become very popular in the past few years because it can be a very successful strategy for losing fat.
Why the Keto Diet works for Weight Loss
The first thing people notice when they are on the diet is that they don't feel as hungry, which makes it much easier for them to stick to their diet. Additionally, keto can improve insulin sensitivity, which plays an important role in fat metabolism.
Is the Keto Diet Safe?
For the most part, keto has an outstanding safety profile. When done correctly, and the client doesn't have any major health conditions, it's likely to be completely safe for them. It is definitely much safer than a diet high in processed carbs and sugar.
Ready to take the next step?
This all sounds good right? If you need help with starting keto and maintaining your new slim weight and lifestyle, we can help you. Dr. Sturm will help you take full advantage of keto. Schedule a consultation today, or give us a call for more information at (636) 205-4070.