Some side effects you should know about the Keto Diet
At 5:00 we told you about the Keto Diet — it’s a diet that helps you lose weight fast and it’s creating a lot of buzz this summer.. 27 First News Reporter Brittany Bissell spoke with a local dietitian — She joins us live in studio – to tell us what you should know before starting the diet. We know that the keto diet can help people lost weight fast — A recent study of nearly 20 thousand obese adults showed that people who ate keto — lost around 12 pounds in 25 days. BUT – I looked into it, and it also has some negative side effects you should about know before starting it. The diet can make you feel tired and sick because you’re depleting your body of nutrition that it needs. It’s also not good for your kidneys and can cause constipation. I spoke with a local dietitan who says the diet is not safe for people with pre- existing health conditions like — type two diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or kidney problems. I’m told you should ALWAYS consult with a doctor before starting a diet like this, and take time to educate yourself. LAURA ZAVADIL – REGISTERED DIETICIAN – BARRE YOUNGSTOWN: READ ABOUT IT. GET BOOKS ON IT. AND SEE IF YOU CAN REALLY FULLY DEDICATE YOURSELF TO DOING IT BUT LIKE I SAID I WOULDN’T DO IT LONG-TERM. I MEAN MAYBE A MONTH AT THE MOST. BECAUSE IT IS HIGHLY RESTRICTIVE, YOU ARE GONNA SEE LOTS OF NUTRITION DEFICIENCIES IN THE LONG RUN. I’m told — whether you have a pre-existing health condition or not, you should never attempt the keto diet on your own. Coming up in the 6:00 Hour — Laura also gives some advice on how you can lose weight – in a healthier way — and get better long-term results.. Live in studio – Brittany Bissell – 27 First News This Morning..