A Review of the Ketogenic Diet

by | Mar 27, 2019 | Diet, Food

  • Degree of Difficulty / 0= Extremely Hard, 100- Extremely Easy/ 20% 20%
  • Level of Activity /0=Not included, 100= Activity is high/ 75% 75%
  • Water Included in Diet /0=Not included, 100= Built into plan/ 100% 100%
  • Maintenance Plan /0=No plan after initial weight loss, 100= Lifetime plan/ 100% 100%


The hypothesis of this diet is that a dieter can change their metabolism to burn fat as a primary source of fuel.

Ease for Dieter*


  • The first two weeks cause the dieter to feel flu-like symptoms.
  • Expectations of the diet are that the dieter has the fortitude of a professional athlete

(*My impressionis based on my research and how hard I think it would be to maintain for 1, 6, 8, 10, 20 weeks. Your experience may vary.)

Food Emphasis

Maintenance Plan

  • Lifetime

Suggested Activity Level

  • Used by many athletes
  • Exercise is expected


Men’s Fitness

Suggested Further Reading from Amazon

The Ketogenic Diet For Beginners

The Essential Keto Cookbook

Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking