The Keto Diet: Good or Bad for You?

Various fad diets come and go and the latest trend is the ketogenic diet - also known as just "keto."  People who go on keto diets tend to drop weight pretty rapidly and the regimen has been linked to lower blood-sugar levels thanks to the absence of carbs - which are essentially sugars. The main thrust of the diet is that when your body doesn't have carbohydrates to burn for fuel it starts burning fat instead, which in turn produces ketone molecules. Once your body gets used to burning fat for fuel instead of carbs you've reached a "ketosis", when…

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