Ketogenic diet, high fat and low carbohydrate intake, can protect a person from getting the flu.
We are talking about the virus group A. this is the conclusion reached by scientists from the U.S., writes FaceNews.ua.
In the experiment, which confirmed the speculation of the doctors involved mice. Rodents were divided into two groups – experimental and control. The first week of infection with influenza A virus was planted on a ketogenic diet. The second diet was high in carbohydrates.
As a result, the specialists noted that the animals from the first group easily undergo the disease, in particular, they had higher survival.
What to eat on a ketogenic diet:
meat (including bacon, sausage and ham),oily fish, butter and cream;eggs;cheese;vegetable oil;nuts and seeds;low-calorie vegetables (tomatoes, peppers, onions, lettuce);various spices and seasonings.Recipes with ketogenic diet typically consists of meat, vegetables, eggs and dairy products. For example, for Breakfast you can eat bacon, eggs and tomatoes to cook for dinner salad with chicken and cheese, and for dinner baked in butter salmon with vegetables.
It is noted that diet can cause side effects such as constipation, diarrhea, halitosis, malaise, nausea and discomfort in the stomach and intestines. So before proceeding on this type of food is recommended to consult with a doctor.