The body then begins to use the ketone bodies as a source of energy. This stands in stark contrast to a typical diet in which carbs are turned into glucose which are then used as a fuel source for the body.
Here’s an example of a simple ketogenic diet menu:
* For breakfast: 15g coconut oil, frozen vegetables. Scrambled altogether on a pan
* For lunch: Coconut milk smoothie with half a scoop protein powder, almonds and blueberries
* For snack: A handful of two almonds
* For dinner: Ground beef with 15% fat; fried in butter, vegetables on the side
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