A Ketogenic lifestyle provides an amazing sustainable source of energy that the majority of Americans have never experienced due to a lifestyle that is high in carbohydrates. The body can essentially run on one of two primary fuel sources, carbohydrates or fats. A diet that is high in carbohydrates will often leave you feeling depleted and lethargic meanwhile storing any excess carbs as fat.
A diet that is high in fat and low in carbohydrates will put your body into a ketogenic state. In a ketogenic state your body begins converting fat, both from your diet and excess fat from your body into an energy source called ketones. Ketones, unlike carbohydrates that spike your blood sugar and raise your insulin levels, provide a long lasting stable source of energy that fuels your body, your brain and your health