Why is the Popular Keto Diet Bad for Your Health?

By First Posted: Jan 5, 2020 Sun 10:17 AM
Why is the Popular Keto Diet Bad for Your Health?
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The low carb keto diet is equally harmful for your health and body like any other stringent diet. Keto diet encompasses cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to burn fat for energy.

As a general weight-loss plan, keto is more provocative. Some health experts warn against it entirely, quoting unpleasant side effects, health risks, and the diet’s unsustainable nature. Even many keto diet protagonists admit that, if the diet’s not done “the right way,” it can be the opposite of healthy.

While the study concerning the keto diet is exciting, there's very little indication to show that this type of eating is operative — or safe — over the long term for anything other than epilepsy. And above all, very low carbohydrate diets tend to have higher rates of side effects, including constipation, headaches, bad breath and more. Also, meeting the diet's requirements means cutting out many healthy foods, making it difficult to meet your micronutrient needs.

The high fat content, especially the high level of unhealthy saturated fat combined with limits on nutrient-rich fruits, veggies and grains is a concern for long-term heart health when following keto diet. Keto diet is a morbid way to lose weight and in some illustrations it can be downright dangerous.



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