Are Keto Diets Safe?

The effects of ketogenic diets on nutrient sufficiency, gut flora, and heart disease risk.

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There’s just a few videos left in my keto series. Here’s what we have so far:
• Is Keto an Effective Cancer-Fighting Diet? (
• Keto Diet Theory Put to the Test (
• Keto Diet Results for Weight Loss (
• Is Weight Loss on Ketosis Sustainable? (

And here’s what’s coming up:
• Keto Diets: Muscle Growth and Bone Density (
• Does a Ketogenic Diet Help Diabetes or Make It Worse? (

The video I mentioned is Gut Dysbiosis: Starving Our Microbial Self ( For more on keeping our gut bugs happy see:
• Microbiome: The Inside Story (
• Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden (
• What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype? (
• How to Change Your Enterotype (
• Paleopoo: What We Can Learn from Fossilized Feces (
• Gut Dysbiosis: Starving Our Microbial Self (
• How to Become a Fecal Transplant Super Donor (
• How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer (
• Microbiome: We Are What They Eat (
• How to Reduce Your TMAO Levels (

What’s the best diet for our heart? Given that heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women, consider a diet centered around whole plant foods: How Not to Die from Heart Disease (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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