Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M. Low carbs — high fat. Today we hear part one of our series. Podcast: Play in new window Download Duration: — There are lots of things we want to do in life. Climb a mountain, write a song, watch our grandchildren grow up. But guess what? Welcome to the Nutrition Facts Podcast.
Instead, you eat lots of nuts, avocados, oils, butter and ghee, along with modest meat, chicken, pork or fish, and a few fruits and vegetables not too many, because they have carbs. And, by following this diet perfectly, your reward is a metabolic state called ketosis, where the body burns fat instead of carbs for fuel. But, in reality, they only total about 45 calories per day. In fact, this video by Dr. Michael Greger of NutritionFacts. Too much protein allows the body to go into gluconeogenesis the making of glucose, which kicks a person out of ketosis. Excessive protein is also hard on the kidneys. Ketosis in and of itself is thought to be safe. Weight loss by any method can improve your numbers and make you feel better in the short term. However, the science indicates that the keto diet can be risky for the heart, prostate, colon, diabetes and microbiome.
The keto diet has gained a lot of popularity in the last year. It supposedly allows people to lose a lot of weight and still be able to eat bacon and eggs Doctor Michael Greger from nutritionfacts. According to him, the available science is clear: the keto diet is very dangerous for our health. It provides free videos on the latest in nutrition research. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with all sources cited. People usually try the keto diet because they are attracted by the idea of losing weight fast. And they do! How exciting!