Ketogenic diets are a growing trend that aim to reverse alcohol-related chronic diseases.
But some studies have shown that the diet is associated with a number of chronic health issues, including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and cancer.
This article looks at the potential dangers of a ketogenic diet and its potential to lead to the development of chronic diseases and a worsening of alcohol consumption.
What is a keto diet?
Ketogenic (ketogenic diet) diets are generally low-carbohydrate diets that include a high proportion of fat, protein and carbohydrate.
They are also known as “low-fat” or “low carb” diets, and they include foods high in fiber and healthy fats such as avocado, olive oil and coconut oil.
The diet is low in sugar and calories, but it does contain a small amount of carbohydrates.
For example, a typical keto meal might include: a small plate of vegetables and fruit, with a few small servings of bread, cereal, and some fruit