The Science Journal of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences


With obesity on the rise, and subsequently numerous diseases, many people are looking for newer ways to counter the effects of the influx of fatty, high sugar and unhealthy foods they are consuming. The most common and widely used method is a diet plan. The key to both a healthy and effective diet is knowing what the diet does to the body. There are short term diets which have adverse effects if kept for too long and long-term diets which are aimed for a healthy lifestyle. Every diet is based on the increased and decreased consumption of different macronutrients and therefore, each affects the body differently. The Ketogenic Diet is a high fat consumption diet that is gaining credence from its success rate. However, due to it being a relatively new diet fad, there are not too many who understand the long-term adverse effects of a high fat diet.



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