After trying diet after diet I have personally found that the ketogenic diet is the best for me. There are so many benefits that it is my favorite. Quick results is the number one reason I like it so much. After the first initial week I feel better, my aches from arthritic inflammation are decreased dramatically. I am a carb addict, ok, there I said it! If I eat anything loaded with carbs it seems like I just want more. The bad thing is I know they make me feel terrible in the end. I become lethargic and feel like I am going to just go to sleep if I stop moving. After about 20 minutes of eating a high carb meal I feel almost nauseous and have a headache, yet I eat them any way.
Other Benefits Of Low Carb
I have learned through trial and error that carbs are my enemy. They literally are killing me. To find a way to escape my addiction I found the ketogenic diet. It was introduced to me in a book I had rented from my local library on Hypothyroidism. Go figure. Another ailment that can be benefited with this way of eating. I am not saying it cures hypothyroidism but it can help with some of the symptoms. I have also found that my arthritis pain is not as bad when I am eating ketogenic. I guess the old saying “we are what we eat” may hold some truth. Continue reading