Ketosis is a state of metabolism known as metabolic starvation. Goal of inducing your body in this state is to help it to endure seriously reduced intake of carbohydrates, and to control the intake f healthy types of fat.
There are several types of fats; monounsaturated fats, like in olive oil, polyunsaturated fats, like in fish oil, and saturated fats found in animal meat. In successfully keeping ketogenic diet, goal is to avoid saturated fats in your daily diet, together with Trans fatty acid, which are real problems of high cholesterol and blood vessel coughing.
Successful and healthy ketogenic diet is very achievable; you can eat a variety of food, and still maintain your health. For example, in meat food group you can eat chicken or fish, for carbs you can eat salads like spinach, lettuce or broccoli, and for all that avoid bad sorts of fat in your daily diet.
Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid are the healthy one for you. They are part of polyunsaturated fats called essential fatty acids, and unlike omega 6 fats that are very common in variety of foods, like chicken, omega 3 fatty acids are relatively rear, hard to find in usual and common food and in most people very deficient.
TFA, or Trans fatty acid, are, on the other hand, real “killers”, and should be avid in your diet totally. TFA is usually byproduct of heating the food that has it, (like frying), and sometimes food that contains more saturated fat can be healthier, because it does not contains TFA, than the food that has less fat but more TFA in it (like butter and margarine).
Ground flaxseeds are probably the healthiest part of ketosis diet. It contains a lots of deficient omega 3 fatty acids, which are one of the healthier fats you can take. Flaxseeds, besides omega 3 fatty acids, also contain lots of vitamins, fiber, calcium, potassium, minerals, magnesium etc. You should take two to four teaspoons of flaxseed daily, in order to maintain your good health.
Various studies shows that Atkins diet, (diet with very few carbohydrates), is very safe and effective way to loose extra weight. Slightly obese people managed to lose average of twenty pounds in the course of four months, lowering their blood cholesterols in process. Atkins diet proved to be a safe way to reduce heart risk factors, and without any known side effects any noticeable damage to internal organs.