A daily diet consisting of things such as seafood, high-fat vegetables such as avocado and asparagus, cheese, butter and meat is the key to a keto diet.
Previous research has shown the effectiveness of the diet, with positive effects for weight loss, diabetes and epilepsy as well as some claiming it to be beneficial for certain cancers and Alzheimer’s disease.
However, a recent study led by Lee Crosby, R.D, nutrition education program manager at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and a lead nutrition author together re-examined the keto diet with jaw dropping results.
Crosby and her team’s review concluded that contrary to previous beliefs, the keto diet’s only well-supported application is as part of a comprehensive treatment for epilepsy.
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