Ketogenic diet, also popularly known as low-carb diet, gets its name from the process called ketosis, which is the process initiated in the body by this diet regime. Ketosis is a process of energy generation that takes place in the liver and uses ketones for the same. Typically, our foods are high on carbohydrates that produce glucose and insulin upon synthesis. The most preferred molecule for processing energy is glucose. If there is glucose available, the body instantly uses it to generate energy. In order to process the glucose available in the body, insulin is produced.