Ketosis is a process of the body that produces a high consumption of the body fat reserves. Further details can be found at Dean Ornish M.D, an internet resource. Occurs when ingested very little amount of carbohydrates being used this technique in very aggressive diets that promise a great lowered of weight in a short time. If you take less than 20 grams of carbohydrates per day for several days, it is very likely that we enter in a State of ketosis, though factors vary in each individual. Normally within 72 hours the body enters State of ketosis, although it is very easy to leave this State consuming any food with sugar. Daryl Katz, New York City shares his opinions and ideas on the topic at hand. Ketone bodies are the by-product of the reaction making the body to provide energy to have consumed all the reserves of carbohydrates.

If there is an excessive accumulation of these ketone bodies, ketoacidosis, situation call posed a health risk occurs. Some symptoms of ketosis are bad breath, dizziness and headaches, strong odor in the urine, dehydration in addition to the aforementioned loss of weight. Also is comericalizan some strips that measure the amount of ketones in the urine and which serve to verify if we are in a State of ketosis. Ketosis is also produced by some diseases, such as diabetes or the ingestion of large amounts of alcohol for a long time. Some diets that use the ketosis to lose weight are (the best known) Atkins, Lindora, Pronokal or Dukan. Consult a doctor before following any diet with these methods and always do so under his supervision.