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  1. haidut

    For most individuals, the risks of keto diets outweigh the benefits

    The title is the actual conclusion of the study, in the authors' own words. Among the diseases they claim keto diets cause are colon cancer, CVD, kidney disease, liver disease, Alzheimer Disease (AD) and...diabetes! If there is one disease keto diets are supposed to help with preventing and even...
  2. haidut

    Keto (low-carb) diet causes heart fibrosis, blocks mitochondrial biogenesis

    The bad news for the low-carb / keto community keep piling on. There are a number of posts on this blog about studies demonstrating insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity and even sarcopenia as a result of low-carb diets or their close mimetic known as intermittent fasting. Now, the study below...
  3. haidut

    Keto Diet Can Cause Lethal Kidney Failure

    The bad news for the low-carb diets just keep piling on. This case report is about a young and (presumably) healthy Indian actress, which quickly deteriorated and eventually died of kidney failure while subjecting herself to the keto diet. Before the hate mail starts pouring into my mailbox...
  4. haidut

    The Keto Diet Works Only For A Week, Then It Causes Obesity And Diabetes

    A great study that goes a long way towards dispelling the currently dominant dietary fad - the keto diet, as well as various other functionally equivalent diets such as Paleo, Warrior, intermittent fasting, etc. As the study unequivocally demonstrates, the reductions in blood sugar and weight...
  5. haidut

    SFA / MUFA Are Preferentially Oxidized, While PUFA Are Stored/accumulated

    Just a quick post in response to some of the hate mail I keep getting on a daily basis in regards to the body's discriminatory treatment of various fat types. According to various proponents of keto diets, fasting, etc the organism has no preference for one type of fat or another in terms of...
  6. haidut

    Low-carb Diet Damages Blood Vessels In Humans

    I posted a study recently showing that low-carb diets increase risk for a potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder known as AFib. https://raypeatforum.com/community/threads/low-carb-diets-may-cause-lethal-heart-rhythm-disorder-afib.28169/ Now this new, also human, study below shows that even a...
  7. haidut

    Low-carb Diets May Cause Lethal Heart Rhythm Disorder (AFib)

    Most people on the forum living in the US have probably seen the ads for drugs like Xarelto and Predaxa. These are blood-thinners that are supposed to lower risk of stroke and death from stroke in people with the heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib. Atrial fibrillation -...
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