What is Ketosis?

What is Ketosis?
Ketosis is when your body breaks down fat for energy. Burning fat leans out the body while preserving muscle mass. This is probably why so many professional athletes are increasingly going ketogenic.

But ketosis is good for a lot more than simply looks or sports performance. The same reason it leans you out (lower blood sugar) also makes it preventative of major diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and many cancers. “Many chronic disease states can be improved or prevented by a well-formulated ketogenic diet," says Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D., an associate professor at the University of South Florida.

But how do you get into ketosis?

There are several approaches, and the most obvious, fasting, is said to be the most difficult. The principle is simple: When you stop eating, you’ll eventually start burning fat for energy. But for many people, even the thought of going without food is too much to bear.

Another proven approach is eating a low carbohydrate, high-fat diet (LCHF). For decades, doctors have used high-fat diets to help treat epilepsy in children. But because our foodscape has so dramatically shifted over the last 50 years with sugar and refined carbohydrates at the center of most meals, high-fat diets are challenging to maintain.

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Today, the easiest way to experiment with ketosis is with supplements like KetoLogic BHB or KetoLogic® KetoMeal®, which help elevate ketones to boost energy and concentration. Plus, they taste great.

While KetoLogic products are a convenient source of energy for those on a low-carb diet, KetoLogic BHB is also a great-tasting product to boost your ketones, helping you maintain – or get back into ketosis.

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