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Busting Keto Myths

In this week’s blog, Tony from Keto Smart busts five of the biggest myths about Keto Diets


Myth 1: Keto is a fad diet for weight loss

BBBAMMMM! It’s a sustainable long-term lifestyle that has many benefits. It can have fast, short term weight loss benefits, but it extends beyond this. It can improve cognition, help with eyesight, hormone balancing, assist in normalising blood sugar levels and much more!


Myth 2: Your body needs carbohydrates

INCORRECT! Your body is capable of making the small amount of glucose that it needs (it’s called gluconeogenesis)!

Myth 3: Keto is a high protein diet

That’s a negative. The Keto Diet is a moderate protein diet with the majority of your plate composing vegetables and salad.


Myth 4: Keto is too restrictive

It’s not. If you enjoy seafood, meat, animal products, bog servings of salad and vegetables, dairy, healthy fats, nuts and seeds, then you won’t feel restricted at all.


Myth 5: Fats are bad for you

They’re not. The worldwide obesity epidemic coincides with the time low fat diets were introduced in the 1960s. Fat has little to no impact on blood sugar levels. People on low fat diets still have heart attacks and develop Type 2 Diabetes.




Tony Packenas from Keto Smart is an established health professional, working in the natural therapies industry since 2002. Tony is a certified Keto Coach by the Berg Method, holds a Diploma in Bowen Therapy, Certificate IV in Remedial Therapies and is a currently studying Certificate IV in Nutrition and Dietetics.


At Keto Smart, keto eating isn’t a fad diet, it’s a way of life and a lifestyle choice that is sustainable. Keto Smart aims to help people lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle by eating a ketogenic diet. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, get healthy blood sugar levels or just feel better, Keto Smart can support you in your journey.


To get you started on a Keto Diet, book in a one on one consultation with Keto Smart today. www.ketosmart.com.au

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