Fat is back in this low-carb, high-fat life style. Find out how the keto life style would work for you and what you can expect if you ditch the carbs and embrace the fat.
The diet originated back in the 1920s as a way to treat childhood epilepsy, and due to its striking success rate—people eating a keto diet experience about 30 to 40 percent fewer seizures—it's still used in that field today.
But what about its use for the general healthy population just looking to drop a notch on their belt or get more out of life? Let's unpack this ultra-low carb, high-fat diet bit by bit.