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Ketogenic and Other Low-Carb Diets

Your body will naturally enter a state of ketosis when you eat 50 grams or less of carbs per day. Ketosis is a metabolic state where your body burns fat for fuel instead of glucose which is why it's often used for weight loss. However, outside of treatment for epilepsy, or serious chronic illnesses such as cancer and neurological diseases, we don't recommend this way of eating long-term for most people. Check out the following articles on why The Paleo Diet is a safer long-term strategy you can stick with.  
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Paleo vs. Keto: What’s the Difference?
The Paleo Diet® and the keto diet are both popular ways to lose weight, but there’s a lot of confusion about what differentiates the two.
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Why I Quit Keto and Returned to The Paleo Diet
The human body was designed to handle brief periods of being in ketosis, but it was not designed to stay there. After I experienced what keto feels like, I knew it wasn’t going to be sustainable.
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Keto Side Effects: Long-Term Nutritional Deficiencies and Metabolic Impact
While the Paleo Diet and ketogenic diet are often confused, they have important differences that need to be recognized.
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