What Is The Keto Diet?

What Is The Keto Diet?

July 24, 2019 2 By William Morgan


WITH THIS BURBACH’S CHALLENGE.” YOU ARE A BIRDBRAIN IF YOU DO THAT. JUST IN TIME FOR YOUR NEWS YOU NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION, WORLD NEWS REPORT HAS CROWNED THE NUMBER ONE DIET. IT RANKED THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET AS BEST FOR OVERALL HEALTH, BUT THE MOST GOOGLED WEIGHT LOSS PLAN DIDN’T EVEN CRACK THE TOP 10. WHAT IS THE KETO DIET? GOOD QUESTION. HEATHER BROWN EXPLAINS WHY DOCTORS DON’T RECOMMEND IT FOR EVERYBODY. EVER TRIED A FAD DIET? , 30, SOUTH BEACH. MY HUSBAND IS DOING KETO. Reporter: U.S. WORLD AND NEWS REPORT RANKS THE KETO DIET AS ITS 30th BEST DIET. WE’VE HAD ATKINS AND SOUTH BEACH. Reporter: THE TWIST IS IT’S MUCH HIGHER IN HAT. BUT THERE ARE A FEW VERSIONS. IT’S GENERALLY 70 TO 75% FAT, 20 TO 25% PROTEIN, AND 5% CARBS. BACON. VEGETABLES LOW IN CARBS. DAIRY, CHEESE. Reporter: CHIPOTLE’S NEW KETO BOWL IS CARNITAS, SALSA, CHEESE AND GUACAMOLE. KETO COMES FROM THE WORD KETOSIS WHICH MEANS OUR BODY IS BURNING FAT. Reporter: WHEN YOU LIMIT CARBS, YOUR BODY RUNS OUT OF THEM TO BURN. WE BEGIN CONVERTING FAT TO AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL CALLED KETONES. WE DO IT IN STARVATION MODE. Reporter: DIETITIANS CAUTION AGAINST IT. IT PUTS MORE WORKLOAD ON THE LIVER. IT CAN CAUSE KIDNEY STONES. Reporter: BUT PEOPLE SAY THEY LOSE WEIGHT. I KNOW ONE LADY WHO HAS LOST 70 POUNDS. 100 POUNDS. THE FIRST MONTH I WAS DOWN 21 POUNDS. PEOPLE ARE STILL LOSING WEIGHT. ISN’T THAT GOOD? THEY ARE BUT THERE ISN’T REALLY LONG TERM STUDIES. WHAT WE SEE IN SHORT-TERM SHORT- TERM IS PEOPLE LOSE WEIGHT QUICKLY BUT THE QUESTION IS HOW SUSTAINABLE IS THE DIET? Reporter: COULD YOU HANDLE IT LONG TERM? I DON’T THINK I COULD. TOO HARD. MOST OF THE TIME WITH THESE DIET, PEOPLE GAIN THE WEIGHT BACK AND MORE. THEN WE GET INTO THE PHENOMENON WE CALL YO-YO DIETING. IT HELPS LOWER MY TRIGLYCERIDE LEVEL BY 50%. ANY TIME WE LOSE WEIGHT, REGARDLESS OF THE DIET, WE TEND TO HAVE LOWER CHOLESTEROL, LOWER BLOOD SUGAR, LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE. THE FADS ARE NOT FOR ME. LEAN MEATS, HEALTHY GRAINS. Reporter: HEATHER BROWN. IT’S WORKED FOR ME BEFORE. Reporter: WCCO 4 NEWS. THE NEW CRAZE ACTUALLY ISN’T NEW. DOCTORS DISCOVERED THE KETOGENIC DIET IN THE 1920s,