From 30 participants, eight did not complete the study either due to injury or non-adherence to the protocol and failure to achieve a state of ketosis (Fig. 1). Additionally, they were also asked about potential side effects during KD and at the T2 visit. A dietician reviewed and discussed the diary with each participant.
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Drastically cutting off the carbs can lead to hormonal imbalance. Therefore, instead of having 50 net cards every day, start by consuming 150 carbs daily. Give your body enough time to adjust to the new carb level. Various studies have linked most of the benefits of keto diet to men and not women. So, women should consult a dietician or nutritionist, if they want to opt for ketogenic diet.