Keto Diet Facts & Tips

Do I really need carbs?

All your life you've been told that you need carbohydrates for energy or that your brain can only run on glucose made from carbs, a type of sugar. That is a myth, as evidenced by the countless healthy, happy individuals on low-sugar or low-carbohydrate diets. Instead, you can run your body on other fuel sources, such as fatty acids and ketones produced by fat-burning. While your body does need a very tiny amount of glucose (sugar) to function, it can produce all the glucose it needs internally from fat or protein, not carbs. For more information, watch this video:

Last updated: May 27, 2024 19:11 PM