The Ketogenic diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet. Whilst becoming popular as a weight loss diet research shows that it is actually not superior for fat loss over any other restrictive diet. The high levels of saturated fat intake are concerning for cardiovascular disease but the low carbohydrate intakes can help to reduce blood sugar in those with diabetes in the short term.
For long term health however the negatives of a conventional Ketogenic diet vastly out way the positives.
To find out why, listen to Amy’s Eat Great chat, episode #56 - What’s the Fuss with Keto?
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