Is the ketogenic way of eating a healthy lifestyle?

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      0 3 A ketogenic diet can be challenging to start and maintain due to the social eating environment.
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        0 3 Social challenges are not as important as your health.
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        6 0 This study was able to give diabetic dogs atherosclerosis in just one leg. This shows if you give insulin directly to the arteries in just one leg of a dog, you give just that one leg cardiovascular disease. Insulin is sufficient for heart disease. Effect of intra-arterial insulin on tissue cholesterol and fatty acids in alloxan-diabetic dogs.
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          6 0 Recent work over the last decade or so has provided evidence of the therapeutic potential of ketogenic diets in many pathological conditions, such as diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, acne, neurological diseases, cancer and the amelioration of respiratory and cardiovascular disease risk factors. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2013) 67, 789–796 (2013) doi:10.1038/ejcn.2013.116
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            6 0 The [ketogenic] diet appears to maintain its efficacy in humans when provided continuously for several years. Interestingly, benefits may be seen long term even when the diet is discontinued after only a few months of use, suggesting neuroprotective effects. Kossoff, E.H. & Rho, J.M. Neurotherapeutics (2009) 6: 406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurt.2009.01.005
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              6 0 Of 57 Randomized controlled trials measuring weight loss 48 Showed that Low Carbohydrate diets were better, 29 were significant. 7 studies showed that Low Fat diets were better, 0 were significant. Randomised Controlled Trials Comparing Low-Carb Diets Of Less Than 130g Carbohydrate Per Day To Low-Fat Diets Of Less Than 35% Fat Of Total Calories
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                3 3 Does the keto diet increase the risk of heart disease?
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                  1 0 This massive study by Ancel Keys (Heart Hypothesis) showed that changing dietary Saturated fat to Poly-unsaturated increases the risk of Death. BMJ. 2016 Apr 12;353:i1246. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i1246.
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                    1 0 138K people admitted to US hospitals with a heart attack. Cholesterol was measured. Average was 105 indicating that high LDL is NOT a marker for heart disease. Am Heart J. 2009 Jan;157(1):111-117.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.08.010. Epub 2008 Oct 22.
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                      1 0 76 observational and randomized controlled studies with more than 650,000 participants that found those with a high saturated fat intake did NOT have an increased risk of heart disease. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Mar 18;160(6):398-406. doi: 10.7326/M13-1788.
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