The Ketogenic Diet Is Not What You Think
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Ketogenic diets have grown in popularity because of the overwhelming belief that they are a superior way to burn fat — but is that actually true?

In this episode of That’s Healthy, Right? host Adam Bornstein breaks down what you can really expect from the ketogenic diet. Does it help you burn more fat? How does it work with exercise? Does it fight disease or improve longevity? And what are the common mistakes that people make?

Bornstein reviews what the science says, and provides simple takeaways to help you determine who might benefit most from going on the ketogenic diet.

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Ketogenic Low-Carbohydrate Diets Have No Metabolic Advantage Over Nonketogenic Low-Carbohydrate Diets — American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Do Ketogenic Diets Really Suppress Appetite? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis — Obesity Review
NuSci Hall Study: No Ketogenic Advantage — YouTube
Ketone Bodies and Exercise Performance: The Next Magic Bullet or Merely Hype? — Sports Nutrition
The Keto Moment — Vox
Keto and Low-Carb Kills Performance — James Fell
Should you try the keto diet? – Harvard Medical School
What Is the Keto Diet? (and Should I Try It?) – Born Fitness

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