Ketosis is a metabolic process that happens in the body when there are no carbohydrates available from food which helps to burn and produce energy for the functioning of the brain and various systems in the body. While the body enters ketosis, the body starts burning fat rather than carbs. Ketone bodies are then created in the liver and these bodies enter the bloodstream. Then, the body uses this fat as fuel.
When body makes ketones, it is slightly dangerous as it can result in dehydration and chemical changes in the body. It can also help people with diabetes to control their insulin levels.
There are many signs and symptoms to know if you are in the state of ketosis or not. Let us discuss these signs in brief: