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Keen on Keto?

A ketogenic diet focuses on maximising fat intake whilst minimising carbohydrate intake so that the body burns fat, rather than carbohydrate, for fuel. Many of us have heard about ketogenic diets in the context of sports performance. Is there any scientifically-backed proof that it makes a difference?

GLUCOSE: OUR ONLY FUEL?

Standard dietary advice is that adults should get 45-65% of their calories from carbohydrates, 20-35% from fat and 10-35% from protein. From a sports perspective, this emphasis on carbs (which the body breaks down into glucose) arose from scientific research telling us

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