The ketogenic diet is exploding the popularity of the wellness world, and for good reason. This diet is focused on a high-fat, moderate-protein, and low-fat macronutrients to cure various health problems including out-of-control blood sugar balance- So much, in my functional medicine clinic, it is my gold standard for anyone looking to heal their blood sugar problems.
By moving your body from a sugar-burner to a fat-burner, you're not relying on glucose for energy and instead get your energy from ketones, the by-products of fat burning. It is not just a more sustainable form of fuel for your body because you no longer rely on glucose from high fructose fruit, grains, and sugar, but it can also help bring your blood sugar levels back to normal level. [1
A ketogenic diet can be done next to any diet you are currently doing because all you have to do is calculate your ratios and diet plan around the foods you are removing and allowing to eat. Even those who want to avoid meat and dairy can still make a ketogenic diet that makes a version based on its plant.