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The Keto Diet Is Gaining Popularity, But Is It Safe? A new twist on extreme weight loss is catching on in some parts of the United States. It’s called the “keto diet.” People promoting the diet say.

But now an even stricter version of low-carb eating called the ketogenic diet is gaining popular attention, igniting a fierce scientific debate about its. How long the keto diet is safe for weight loss is still under study. Early research found that overweight individuals who followed it for.

The keto diet is newly popular, but it was originally developed as a treatment for epilepsy, said Cat Taylor, a registered dietitian with Nutrition on. The keto diet is newly popular, but it really dates back to the 1920s, when it was developed as a treatment for epilepsy, said Cat Taylor, a registered dietitian with Nutrition on Demand, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. The ketogenic, or keto, diet is popular as a way to help people lose weight. But is it a safe, effective method to keep diabetes under control? Scientists are.

An upcoming study will look at the ketogenic diet as a weight maintenance strategy. The downsides: While the research is exciting, there’s very little evidence to show that this type of eating is effective — or safe — over the long term for anything other than epilepsy. Plus, very low carbohydrate diets tend to have higher rates of side effects, including constipatio.

Keto diet is one of the most popular diets today mostly because social media influencers often credit it for their slim figure. However, just because something is popular, it doesn’t mean it is effective or safe for everyone. If you have hypothyroidism and are considering keto diet, you should read this post first prior to making a final decision. Ketogenic diets may have some benefits but are controversial. At the very least, it’s difficult to stick with and could cause other health issues.

Other studies suggest that some individuals may be predisposed to heart-related problems if they eat a very high-fat diet for an extended period of time. That being said, the keto diet has been shown to be beneficial in many studies, especially among obese men and women.

List of related literature:

In a study by Johnson et al., ketogenic and nonketogenic low-carbohydrate diets were equally effective in reducing body weight and insulin resistance, but the ketogenic diet was associated with significantly more adverse effects [131].

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Yes, keto is safe for women.

“Keto Quick Start: A Beginner's Guide to a Whole-Foods Ketogenic Diet with More Than 100 Recipes” by Diane Sanfilippo
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by Diane Sanfilippo
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The real risk is attributed to unbalanced diets.

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While everyone can benefit from getting their bodies into a state of ketosis, I know lots of people who don’t thrive on a keto diet in the long term, and it’s fine.

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There are a lot of people out there giving a lot of advice on keto, and quite frankly, I think some of it is dangerous.

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• In the context of a low-carb diet, natural fats pose no health risk; rather, it • is the combination offat and a high intake of carbohydrates that is linked to heart disease and other serious conditions.

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by Dr. Eric C. Westman, Dr. Stephen D. Phinney, Dr. Jeff S. Volek
Atria Books, 2010

Safe, but has not been shown to promote weight loss.

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by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
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The exclusion of whole grains, legumes, and dairy can be risky as well.

“Essentials of Food Science” by Vickie A. Vaclavik, Elizabeth W. Christian
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by Vickie A. Vaclavik, Elizabeth W. Christian
Springer New York, 2013

Very-low-calorie diets providing protein of high biological quality produce average weight losses of 1.5 to 2.0 kg weekly and are safe when limited to periods of 16 weeks or less under proper medical supervision (Wadden, Stunkard, & Brownell, 1983).

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The goal of Atkins is to create a metabolic state called “ketosis,” which may not be safe for everyone.

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  • This is just more of the same. Absolute garbage information.
    For years the US population has been receiving unproven nutritional science driven by greedy corporations. Whose only real concern is profit.
    The many years, all the flat out lies have lead to an epidemic state of obesity. We are the most unhealthy bunch of fat asses on the planet.
    Unhealthy “Carbs” as in Junk Sugar is the enemy. And always has been. Don’t take anyone’s word for it anymore, one way or the other.
    Take that garbage sugar shit out of your diet for at least a month and you will understand. I have never felt this good in my life. Ever.
    Like most I have lived a life of FOG. Now everything is just clear. My brain is clear, my skin is clear, I don’t have heartburn anymore, I have zero anxiety. Which used to be a plague on my daily life. No more mood swings and great sleep. Finally, I just feel great. All the time. Don’t take my word for it. Just try it. But get educated first. Keto works.

  • I don’t eat high fat. Ew. I eat NO carbs during the day….I eat cheese, nuts, salad, vegetables. Then I eat whatever I want for supper. Small portions and berries. I stay thin. Someone gave me a donut for breakfast so I took it home and ate it after supper.

  • Apparently this “nutritionist” doesn’t know the toxicity of “vegetable” oils and still believed the saturated fat is bad propaganda.

  • 12:31 I can’t believe this nutritional ‘expert’ is recommending canola oil; it certainly makes me question whether she knows what she’s talking about ( https://youtu.be/Q2UnOryQiIY?list=FLrvvETXDftRx6sERHwzLMyw&t=105 ).

    Like all modern vegetable oils, canola oil goes through the process of refining, bleaching and degumming — all of which involve high temperatures or chemicals of questionable safety. And because canola oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which easily become rancid and foul-smelling when subjected to oxygen and high temperatures, it must be deodorized. The standard deodorization process removes a large portion of the omega-3 fatty acids by turning them into trans fatty acids. Although the Canadian government lists the trans content of canola at a minimal 0.2 percent, research at the University of Florida at Gainesville, found trans levels as high as 4.6 percent in commercial liquid oil.
    ( https://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/canola-oil/ )

  • This woman is very uneducated. Ive been on Keto since May 1st, im down 100 pounds, im eating a ton of veggies with every meal and nuts like pecans and macadamia nuts. She really needs to do her research.

  • It puts a terrible strain on your body. Some of the comments from Keto fans are hilarious because they believe the Government is trying to suppress it. Some of the so-called Doctors on youtube have questionable backgrounds. Dr. Ken D. Berry for one. Chiropractors aren’t real Doctors and jumped on the keto bandwagon to make money. https://www.healthgrades.com/media/english/pdf/sanctions/HGPY7D4D26E384202708501242018.pdf

  • I’ll stick to keto. I love the part about sugar is not toxic yeah buddy. While you’re cramming your face with vegetables don’t forget you have to have fat soluble vitamins.

  • wow, she doesnt know much. i do keto and loss 35 lbs in 3 months and i do eat certain vegetables and nuts. she needs to study on it instead of giving her opinion.

  • Feels like there is an agenda behind this. She is clearly not that knowledgeable on Keto or fasting. In my experience almost every single person that has tried Keto or fasting feels great and there is plenty of research showing that the Keto diet is ideal for diabetics.

    And at the end of the day anyone that is conscious of what they are eating is going to live healthier and feel better.

  • I went on this diet for 4 months…. I go back on it from time to time. Not just because I lost 20 lbs and 2 pant sizes…. but because of HOW I FELT… You have a general all around FEEL GOOD effect. Best of all… I had NO CRASHING at around 3 like I normally do. I have full energy through out the work day and still have plenty left over for home stuff.

    I don’t know that this lady is talking about as I had nothing but good experiences from this diet. For the recored, NO you don’t block all carbs… I was at around 20 grams of carbs per day… that is plenty of carbs for one person.

    If you ave any questions about my experience, feel free to ask…

  • WHY the so-called ‘BAD’ cholesterol (LDL) goes up (even “through the roof”!) on a ketogenic diet?

    THIS is really SAFE (short-tern/long-term) because it is one of the MAIN beneficial functions of the LDL cholesterol
    for delivering energy (in the form of ”ketones”) throughout the whole body on a ketogenic diet!
    Now, therefore, let’s have a scientifically OBJECTIVE look at “the other side of the coin”, presented by Dr. Nadir Ali:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXtdp4BNyOg Best regards & take care!

  • I eat 6 to 8 cups of veggies a day. I eat nuts. Low portion and healthy fats.

    I feel healthy with more energy.

    You need to educate yourself much more about keto

  • 28:58 the LFVegan data in the table is just wrong: https://nutritionandmetabolism.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1743-7075-5-36
    Low carb keto diet A1C change: -1.5pp (that’s right)
    Low glycemic reduced calorie diet A1C change: -0.5pp (wrong, it’s not -1.2)
    Low carb keto diet LDL change: +1.3 mg/dL (yes, that’s right)
    Low glycemic reduced calorie diet LDL change: -2.8 mg/dL (wrong, it’s not -16)
    Also those numbers have huge variance, so the difference is insignificant in both cases. So the half of the table is a fabrication.
    Moreover, the conclusions in that paper are not what she is claiming:
    Conclusion
    In summary, lifestyle modification using two diets that
    reduce carbohydrate intake led to improvement in glyc-
    emic control, diabetic medication elimination/reduction,
    and weight loss in overweight and obese individuals with
    type 2 diabetes over a 24-week period in the outpatient
    setting. The diet containing fewer carbohydrates, the low-
    carbohydrate, ketogenic diet, was more effective for
    improving glycemic control than the low glycemic diet.
    Lifestyle modification using low-carbohydrate diet inter-
    ventions are effective for improving obesity and type 2
    diabetes, and may play an important role in reversing the
    current epidemic of ‘diabesity.’

  • Fact-Check: What did our ancestors eat? Majorly fat and lived long healthy lives. What do most people eat today? Majorly carbs and sugar producing obesity and diabetes with fatal heart disease conditions.

  • I had an uncle that smoked, drank and ate all the wrong foods in excess. He was grossly overweight and feeling poorly all the time. Then he started the keto diet. Four months after he started keto he suddenly died. He was hit by a bus. Just saying…..

  • Other reported side effects of Keto, hair loss, insomnia, dark “keto circles” under the eyes, increased risk of diabetes! Fun! Side effects of high carb, whole food plant based diet, clear skin, sustainable weight loss, increased energy, stronger immune system and very low rates of heart disease, cancer & diabetes.

  • Gee… Celebrities and mainstream news… If those reliable folks do it, it must be safe! Yeah �� Go high carb plant based. Its not only the healthiest diet on Earth its FAR less restrictive, feels good knowing your $$ isn’t going towards murdering BILLIONS of innocent animals and sealife, AND it’s sustainable. Because its not a lose weight quick fad diet. Its a lifestyle. I’ve maintained my desired weight of 115lbs for the entire 5 yrs I’ve been high carb vegan.

  • She doesn’t understand keto at all. I’ve lost 46 pounds and feel great. Watch The Magic Pill documentary 2017. Also Cereal killers 1 and 2.

  • Food pyramid? Fad diets? Fictitious keto complications?
    Brought to you by the industry whose advice has caused HUGE increases in; 
    obesity, diabetes, hypertension, multiple brain disorders, heart disease, atherosclerosis, ad infinitum…

  • Glib inaccuracy after glib inaccuracy. Certainly didn’t change my views on dietitians (except for Amy Berger). But hey, let’s all continue to develop insulin resistance on the low-fat diet that has been trumpeted by Harvard for the last 30 years. It certainly hasn’t led to a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes.

  • So moral of the story keto is just a plate of meat. Thats it. No side dish? Thats a pretty plain diet. And to do it for one month?

  • Those negative side effects only happen for a few days if at all, while your body transitions from using carbs as a fuel source, to fat. It’s called the keto flu. With clean foods, ots of water and salt I never even experienced this. Been on Keto for over 2 months and I’ve never felt better. 40 pounds lighter and even stronger in the gym (after a slight decrease in strength the first 2 weeks while my body adapted to the change). The new found mental clarity is also no joke. That’s been my experience with Keto so far.

  • It’s really frustrating being a mother of a severely autistic son with epilepsy and reading about all the people trying to “lose weight” on Keto. I don’t give a shit about weight loss. I’m interesting in my son having LESS seizures and being on LESS toxic medications that have forever been a flipping nightmare to manage for years. I just can’t relate to anyone trying to lose weight on this diet. To me the most critical component of the research behind KETOGENIC diet is how the hell to help people stop having seizures. But, okay, I’m glad people are losing weight on this, but please try to understand how confusing it is for parents like me who are researching this so our children can have better seizure control.

  • been on keto for 2 months in which i lost more than 10kg. it’s super easy to follow just don’t eat shit and eat all the tasty food you are allowed to. after being on keto for the 2 months n doing fasting i never had any problem with headaches bad breath and all that. that said, i haven’t done any blood-tests tho. so far my only problem is that when it’s time to poop my stomach ache as if i were it was diarrhea, but it is normal and after i’m done the pain stops.
    to me diets like keto and intermittent fasting make absolute sense, carbs and sugars in the huge amounts we are consuming today is unnatural. the human body hasn’t evolved to eat like that. agriculture has come in a very small % of our life, our body still works as hunter gatherers you could say.
    in conclusion for me when i go and check my blood if that shit is alright then it means keto is the way to go. it’s easy and simple and it works. keto fasting and some workout should be enough to be in a normal shape and healthy.

  • I wish you wouldn’t keep referring to celebrities. I have no idea what celebrities are eating. How would I even know? Reading gossip magazines or something? Who with a three-digit IQ even looks at those?

    Someone simply mentioned it to me when I once commented that I feel weaker instead of stronger after my morning cereal, and I went to read up on the biochemistry of it. I then tried it, and it worked perfectly, although it is a bit hard to stick with since it’s a boring diet. I would rather be eating lots of grains and fruit.

    Celebrities and ‘trendiness’ don’t come into it.

  • Been following ketogenic since April 2017. Results have been amazing, 270 pounds to 185 pounds, 47″ mid section to 35″ mid section. Blood pressure wise, my doctor’s nurse stated on my last physical that I have great blood pressure, 113/70. I then let her know that I have “white coat syndrome” and that my blood pressure goes up when I’m near a doctor. Her reply was,”what? With this measure, I wouldn’t even know. Your normal blood pressure is probably lower then. Fantastic job! Keep doing what you’re doing.” My health numbers, my doctor always says this, ” I’ll like to inform you that your health numbers are good. Keep eating a low fat diet and following orders.” See…I’m lying to my doctor, I tell him that I’m a “vegetarian,” but the reality is…I’m a keto follower, and been thriving on it. If I tell my doctor what I’m doing, he’ll keep talking bad about keto and how “damaging” it is. It’s horrible, that I have to lie to a doctor to safeguard my own health!

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  • Here’s a thought: Take 200 of her Type 2 patients and put them in a study. Keep 100 of them on the diet Messer recommends. Put the other 100 on a Keto diet with no more than 20 total carbs per day. At the end of the year see how many in each group has reversed their Type 2 diabetes. The truth is dozens of patients in the Keto group will have lost a ton of weight and no longer have Type 2 diabetes nor need her services. There’s your proof. I know from my own personal experience.

  • Well, every expert is entitled to his or her opinion about what the state of nutritional science says. Here is some science defending the opposing view: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxUD8fEHpTk