Keto Diets Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk—at Least in Mice

Keto Diets Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk—at Least in Mice

https://gizmodo.com/keto-diets-might-raise-type-2-diabetes-risk-at-least-in-1828202934Ketogenic diets (keto for short) have become the fad health trend of the moment, with adherents claiming that they can help you lose and keep off weight faster than anything else, as well as provide a bevy of health benefits. But a new mouse study out of Switzerland suggests that keto diets might have an unintended effect on the ability to process insulin, which could possibly raise the risk of type 2 diabetes. The findings, however, may only be relevant to mice. Keto diets exploit a genuine quirk of human biology. The fuel we use to keep our bodies running is usually taken from the stockpile of glucose that’s metabolized from our food. And the most easily available source of glucose comes from the carbohydrates we eat. Read MORE…

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