Who are the winners and losers with keto diets?

At first, people lose more with keto, but after a year, weight loss is the same: review

While extremely low carbohydrate diets may aid short-term weight loss, they have mixed effects on health markers that can contribute to heart disease risk, according to recommendations from the National Lipid Association in the US.

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Based on a review of existing research, the scientific statement emphasises some advantages of a ketogenic — or very low-carb — diet, including appetite suppression, lower lipid levels and lower blood sugar in people with diabetes.

But a keto diet is also associated with spikes in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

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