What to know about alcohol and the keto diet

What to know about alcohol and the keto diet

The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that offers the potential benefit of losing weight while maintaining muscle.

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy. When a person consumes fewer food sources containing carbs, the liver breaks down fat reserves in the body into chemicals called ketones.

When the body uses these ketones for energy, the body goes into a state of ketosis, resulting in weight loss.

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