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Can the keto diet help me lose weight?

Can the keto diet help me lose weight? On call Q. My friend says I should do a keto diet to help with my weight loss. What is it, and is it better for weight loss? A. A ketogenic (keto) diet is high in fat and protein and low in carbohydrates. Most of the body’s cells prefer to use blood sugar (glucose) as their main source of energy. The keto diet forces your body to use a different…

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