The ketogenic diet is a popular, effective way to lose weight and improve health.
When followed correctly, this low-carb, high-fat diet will raise blood ketone levels.
These provide a new fuel source for your cells, and cause most of the unique health benefits of this diet (1, 2, 3).
On a ketogenic diet, your body undergoes many biological adaptions, including a reduction in insulin and increased fat breakdown.
When this happens, your liver starts producing large amounts of ketones to supply energy for your brain.
However, it can often be hard to know whether you’re “in ketosis” or not.
Here are 10 common signs and symptoms of ketosis, both positive and negative.