It's not the easiest diet to follow, for reasons we'll come to shortly, but it can be a sure-fire way to lose belly fat and feel healthy. It can also be caused by an intolerance to dairy or artificial sweeteners—things you might be eating more of since switching to a high-fat, low-carb lifestyle. The ketogenic diet—also known as the "keto diet" or just "keto"—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to burn fat for energy.
Hi Judy, it can be different for each person depending on your age, height, weight, and activity level. I would suggest using our online Macro Calculator to give you more specific information that is tailored to you.