Sentence Examples


  • When you switch from a high-glycemic diet, one rich in carbohydrates like breads, pastas, and rice, to a lower glycemic eating plan, such as popular programs like Atkins or South Beach, you may experience symptoms of ketosis.
  • For those with diabetes, especially juvenile (Type I) diabetes, the state of ketosis may be undesirable, as it may overwhelm the delicate balance of the system that keeps blood glucose and blood insulin levels under control.
  • Ketones are a by-product of fat metabolism, and the state of ketosis should not be confused with ketoacidosis, which is a life-threatening condition that may be developed by diabetics who are burning fat too quickly.
  • According to Dr. Atkins, dieters lose weight on the Atkins diet because they attain a state known as ketosis, where your body burns fat as its primary source of fuel in the absence of carbohydrates.
  • In his books, Dr. Atkins explains dieters lose weight when they control carbohydrates because they enter into a state known as "ketosis" where the body burns fat as its primary source of fuel.