Keto versus Starch-based Diets

by John McDoughall, MD

(There seems to be a surge in promoting the Keto Diet, hence the Aqua Master is revisiting that subject with Dr. McDougall.)

Dr. McDougall explains that low-carb diets cause weight loss by making people sick.  Ketosis happens when the body is starving, which isn’t a sustainable state to be in.  Low-carb high-fat diets have also been associated with elevating cholesterol, blood pressure, as well as increasing the risk of developing heart disease and gout.  No one wants to live in a state of sickness with no end in sight.  Eating a low-fat, starch-based diet will help you lose weight while nourishing your body to optimum health.

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