The keto diet was undoubtedly the biggest weight loss trend of 2017 and 2018, but to keto or not to keto still remains a controversy with health and fitness experts. But Jillian Michaels, eight-time New York Times-bestselling author of The 6 Keys: Unlock Your Genetic Potential for Ageless Strength, Health, and Beauty, says it’s a no-brainer: just say no to keto.
Michaels tells Prevention that there she has several issues with the high-fat, low-carb diet:
There’s no calorie restriction
The first issue Michaels has with keto is that it doesn’t require any calorie restriction. At all. “Even if you’re not trying to lose weight, moderation should be practiced with your calorie intake,” she explains. It’s not just that overeating can lead to weight gain; according to Michaels, it can also trigger processes within your body that may age you faster, slow your metabolism, and make you…
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