Ketogenic diet may up Type-2 diabetes risk: Study

IANS Aug 10, 2018

Consuming a ketogenic diet -- high in fat but low in protein and carbohydrates -- may increase the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes while helping in weight loss, a new study has claimed, raising questions whether the diet is healthy.


The study conducted on mice showed that animals fed on ketogenic diets appear metabolically healthy in the fasted state after 3 days of dietary challenge, whereas obesogenic high-fat diet fed animals showed elevated insulin levels. It is because in...

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