The Case for the Ketogenic Diet – A Talk with Gary Taubes

The Case for Keto
The Case for Keto

In today’s show, Beth talks with science writer and journalist Gary Taubes about his new, and more personal book (The Case for Keto) on his experience with the low-carb, high fat or ketogenic diet. He interviewed hundreds of people, physicians, scientists, and ordinary folks, about their experiences on this diet. The keto diet produces consistency weight loss because it circumvents the insulin system, activated by carbs, which promotes fat storage. And yet, this diet also produces good health metrics in terms of cholesterol and other outcome measures. The interview starts at about 9 minutes in.

Executive Producer: Beth Bennett
Producer:Beth Bennett
Additional Contributions: Joel Parker

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