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The ketogenic diet: Does a fat-heavy eating plan cut pounds?


The ketogenic diet: Does a fat-heavy eating plan cut pounds?
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Two friends of mine began following a ketogenic diet earlier this year. From my (very basic) understanding, this diet severely restricts carbohydrates, even more so than other low-carb approaches like Atkins.Since beginning this diet, my friends have lost significant amounts of weight. They also tell me their hunger levels have gone down, while they've experienced a boost in energy. They look great, too.So how does the ketogenic diet work? And does it offer a solution to weight loss that other diets don't?Dr. Prescott prescribesLike many low-carb eating regimens, which have become a favorite of celebrities and athletes, the ketogenic diet has experienced a recent surge in popularity. Doctors have been prescribing the use of this diet for nearly a century â to epilepsy patients, especially children, to help suppress seizures.

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