Online Resource - Keto and Low-Carb Living
Published: 19 Feb 2020
Click the link below to see an article by Keto Mojo, explaining further how the Ketogenic Diet Reduces Inflammation. See below to read a brief summary of the article:
What is Inflammation? A natural response of the body to injury and infection. While it is a critical process for our health, too much inflammation can potentially injure the body and mind, such as muscle and joint pain, redness, swelling, stiffness, fatigue, headaches and more.
How does the Ketogenic Diet help with Inflammation? The Ketogenic diet is naturally high in many anti-inflammatory foods (and helps in avoiding foods thought to be associated with inflammation).
What foods are anti-inflammatory and inflammatory? The anti-inflammatory foods include Eggs, olive oil, avocado oil, fatty fish, spinach, chard, collards, kale, cauliflower, and broccoli. The inflammatory foods are sugars, processed grains, starchy vegetables, high fructose fruit, corn oil, safflower oil, soybean oil, and processed foods.
The roles Ketones play in fighting Inflammation –
This section delves into the science behind the Ketogenic diet, and more
specifically how Ketones play a role - for example, how Ketosis activates the
AMPK pathway, which assists in regulating energy and inhibiting the
inflammatory Nf-kB pathways.