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Keto diet: is it a sound strategy for weight loss?

March 8, 2019

Keto diet: is it a sound strategy for weight loss?

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Ketones are substances formed in the liver when stored fats are broken down. They are a primary source of energy during periods of starvation. A ketogenic (keto) diet forces your body to use ketones as fuel (a state called ketosis) all the time. While the ketogenic diet is primarily used to help reduce the frequency […]

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