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What Impact Does the Keto Diet Have on Gut Microbiome & Long Term Health?

Nutrition Tip

posted by Research Admin 1 on 14 February 2020

Centre for Nutrition Studies, 13 February 2020, by Robyn Chuter

Previously in this series, I’ve discussed the origins of the ketogenic diet and the biological role of ketone bodies (Part 1), if ketosis is a normal and natural state (Part 2), ketogenic diets’ are effective for losing weight (Part 3) and for controlling insulin resistance and diabetes (Part 4), and whether ketogenic diets can cure cancer (Part 5).

Now, let’s examine the impact of the high fat, low carbohydrate diet on the gut microbiome, and the health implications of long-term ketogenic diets. 

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