Why is the keto diet popular for weight loss? Is it safe?

Keto Diet is a strict high-fat, moderate-protein and low-carbohydrate diet.

In other words, the body is "tricked" into using fat as fuel, which aids in weight loss.

Popular keto diets suggest an average of 70 to 80 per cent fat, 5 to 10 per cent carbohydrate and 10 to 20 per cent protein.

There are some risks involved in following the keto diet.

Common adverse effects of ketosis include poor breath, constipation, indigestion, and low blood sugar.

You may also have nausea, sleeplessness, and an overall feeling of being ill during the first few days of the diet.

As per experts, “Keto diets are popular and yet often unsafe.