• An exercise scientist says Silicon Valley's favorite diet is a scary 'experiment that the population is doing on itself'

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Ketogenic diets limit carbohydrate intake and prompt the body to produce starvation-fueled chemicals called ketones, breaking down more fat for fuel.
    The "Keto" diet has quickly become popular in Silicon Valley , where people credit the high-fat regime with helping them stay lean, feel good, and, hopefully, live longer, too.
    But a new small study of athletic adults suggests that the diet could inhibit athletic performance.
    The ketogenic diet is all the rage in Silicon Valley, where people credit the high-fat, low-carb, butter-, egg-, and cheese-filled diet with helping them lose weight and...
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