What are Ketones and What is Their Significance in the Keto Diet?

So much has been said about the keto diet but really, what is it? Keto comes from the word ketosis which is the process by which ketones are formed. For a better understanding of this diet, we need to ask ourselves what are ketones? These are tiny energy molecules that the liver produces using fat via the ketosis process. The fat is broken down into glycerol and fatty acids, thus producing ketones.

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