- The keto diet is a popular strategy for rapid weight loss and can help with certain medical conditions like seizures and Type 2 diabetes.
- But kidney doctors say if you’re not careful, it can be a recipe for kidney stones and other health concerns.
- It’s not the diet itself that’s necessarily bad, but the way some people approach it.
- Make sure you’re staying hydrated, and keep your intake of meats in check.
The keto diet, at its essence, is rather straightforward: stop eating carbs, munch on more fat.
It is a high-fat, low-sugar weight loss strategy that forces the body into its natural starvation mode, causing it to rely on fat for fuel, instead of sugars and carbohydrates — typically what our bodies like to burn through first.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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