Do low carb and ketogenic diets have a metabolic advantage for weight loss?
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This is the 2nd in a 7-video series on keto diets. In case you missed the first one, check out Is Keto an Effective Cancer-Fighting Diet? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-Keto-an-Effective-Cancer-Fighting-Diet).
Stay tuned for:
• Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Keto-diet-Results-for-Weight-Loss)
• Is Weight Loss on Ketosis Sustainable? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-Weight-Loss-on-Ketosis-Sustainable)
• Are Keto Diets Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/are-keto-diets-safe)
• Keto Diets: Muscle Growth and Bone Density (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Keto-Diets-Muscle-Growth-and-Bone-Density)
• Does a Ketogenic Diet Help Diabetes or Make It Worse? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/does-a-ketogenic-diet-help-diabetes-or-make-it-worse)
The more things change, the more they stay the same. I did a whole website about the Atkin’s Diet and sadly people keep falling into the low carb trap.
Some of my older videos on low-carb diets include:
• Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/atkins-diet-trouble-keeping-it-up/)
• Paleolithic Lessons (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/paleolithic-lessons/)
• Whole Grains May Work as Well as Drugs (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/whole-grains-may-work-as-well-as-drugs/)
• Low Carb Diets and Coronary Blood Flow (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/low-carb-diets-and-coronary-blood-flow/)
• Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/alzheimers-disease-grain-brain-or-meathead/)
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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
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