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Scientists who studied the diets of more than 447,000 people around the world are zeroing in on the ideal dose of carbs for a long life

A new, long-term study published Thursday in The Lancet suggests there may be a winning formula for the amount of carbohydrates to eat every day. It relies on some very unsexy, old advice: everything in moderation. People who live long lives eat whole foods, and some carbs.
Plenty of avocados, eggs, and butter are all allowed on the trendy keto diet. But forget about sugar.

Silicon Valley’s favorite high-fat diet is beloved by everyone from venture capitalists to LeBron James — here’s how it works

People are tricking their bodies into a starvation mode called ketosis and say they're losing weight while increasing mental focus. Here's what the keto diet is really like.
The keto diet has strict guidelines — say goodbye to bread.

8 tricks for doing the keto diet without driving yourself crazy

The keto diet may help you lose weight and relieve symptoms of depression and PCOS. Despite the benefits, the low-carb, high-fat keto has strict guidelines and can result in “keto flu” symptoms. If you’re looking to start the keto diet without going crazy, here are eight tips to help you out.
The keto diet lets people eat lots of fat, but very few carbohydrates.

Silicon Valley’s favorite diet can lead to kidney trouble — here’s how to go keto without getting sick

The popular keto diet has people fueling up on fats and limiting their intake of sugar and carbs. But if you're not careful, it can be a recipe for kidney damage or even long-term arthritis. Here's what to know.

The keto diet could make certain cancer treatments more effective in mice, a study found — and a human trial is moving forward

A study of mice who stuck to high-fat, low-carb, low-sugar diets suggests that the keto plan might help boost the performance of tumor-killing drugs. This fall, scientists plan to start a similar trial of the diet in humans.

I tried Silicon Valley’s favorite diet using a meal-replacing keto shake — here’s the verdict

Keto diets are high-fat, low-carb routines meant to kick your metabolism into starvation mode. I tried to cheat my way into following one with a meal-replacement shake. And the results weren't all pretty.
The keto diet helped Jennifer Still start eating healthy, delicious food.

I struggled with weight for most of my life — but the keto diet is the one thing that finally worked

The keto diet helped author Jennifer Still after years of struggling with weight loss. After four years, the keto diet has not only helped her shed pounds, but has also changed her life in significant ways — here's how.

7 health benefits of Silicon Valley’s favorite diet — a high-fat fad that has techies eating bacon and butter

The ketogenic or "keto" diet encourages eating lots of fat and restricts carbohydrates.

An exercise scientist says Silicon Valley’s favorite diet is a scary ‘experiment that the population is doing on itself’

The "keto" diet has quickly become popular in Silicon Valley, where people credit the high-fat regime with helping them stay lean, feel good, and, hopefully, live longer, too. But a new small study suggests that the diet could inhibit athletic performance.