Aside from its weight loss benefits, keto diet also has a number of benefits for the human body.
One it reduces insulin level or blood sugar in the body. It can also increase level of HDL or good cholesterol. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is often called the “good” cholesterol.The higher your levels of HDL relative to “bad” LDL, the lower your risk of heart disease (Gunnars, 2018).
Keto diet is also effective against metabolic syndrome, a condition highly associated with risk of diabetes and heart disease.
On top of all, keto diet is also therapeutic for several brain disorders. For the past years, ketogenic diet has been proven to help kids with epilepsy especially those who don’t respond to medications and drug treatments.