Somewhat of an increase in one study with ad libitum energy intake. The reason is unknown though increased absorption from increased protein intake can be ruled out.
If you want to know your risk, look at your waist to hip ratio. If the waist is bigger or even close to your hips, you’re in trouble. If you have a muffin top over your jeans or look pregnant when you’re not, you can stand to lose fat, no matter how thin your overall frame is. This will reduce your disease risk more than anything you can do. It’s also a myth that we need to be gym rats to be fit.
While much of the initial rapid weight loss is water weight , it’s still a highly motivating way to start your keto journey. Often, just restricting carbs to very low levels results in ketosis. But the rest of the list below will help make sure that you’re successful. A keto diet can also help treat high blood pressure,46 may result in less acne,47 and may help control migraine.48 It may also help improve many cases of PCOS and heartburn, while also often reducing sugar cravings. Finally it might help with certain mental health issues and can have other potential benefits.