Ketogenic Nutrition and Diabetes
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Last updated 11/20/2019 at 4:05pm
Ketogenic nutrition, or the "keto diet," is gaining a lot of attention as a tool for weight loss and healing chronic disease. Although not right for everyone, keto diet is highly effective for certain conditions. Keto first gained traction at the Mayo Clinic as an epilepsy treatment in the 1920s, and is still used as a primary therapy for seizure disorder. By focusing on higher fats and limiting carbs, keto shifts metabolism to run on fat metabolism, decreasing reliance on glucose, or blood sugar. Keto is particularly effective for prediabetes and type 2 diabetics.
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