Do Ketogenic Diets Really Work?

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Reactions Science Videos | January 23, 2018

This week Reactions tackles the diet fad that never dies--low carb. There's a lot of science that goes on with the keto diet and cutting out carbohydrates. Low-carb diets were a thing in the late 90s and they’re still a thing now. But why does this fad have staying power? Is it because the touted benefits are real? Or is that greasy, low-carb burger fried in snake oil?

Sources:

The 8 Most Popular Ways to do a Low-Carb Diet
Weight loss
Nomenclature of Aldehydes & Ketones
Mechanisms of Ketogenic Diet Action
The fat-fueled brain: unnatural or advantageous?

 

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