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The Ketogenic Diet
In 1972 Dr. Atkins, in an effort to resolve his own overweight condition, popularized a method of a low-carb diet. He wrote a series of books called The Diet Revolution which started a low-carb fad in an effort to improve the obesity epidemic. Did it work? The effects? It did work - for a period - until the stages of the diet reintroduced the carbs - people put the weight right back on. Today we have a similar but improved upon way of eating called the ketogenic diet.

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate protein, low carbohydrate diet where you monitor your carbohydrates to under 20 grams a day. This ensures that your body burns fats for energy instead of glucose from the carbohydrates. This is very controversial to some because it is misunderstood.

Most people do Keto because of the easy weight loss but the theory is that it also has many other health advantages when compared to the standard American diet like lowering risk for

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Inflammation
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol