Publication Date

Spring 4-24-2024


School of Health Sciences


Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist


ketogenic, keto, intermittent fasting, paleolithic, paleo, diet, fad


Medicine and Health Sciences


Diets are often viewed as a quick fix to obtaining a goal weight or achieving a dream body. What people fail to understand are the processes that take place within the body while undergoing a particular diet. While some diets may aid in weight reduction, the harm put on the body is easily overlooked.

Through an in-depth analysis on three of the most popular fad diets—the ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, and the Paleolithic diet—shows how the diet came about, how it works in the body from a basic to a cellular level, and the risks posed by these diets. Knowledge in this area might change the perspective of dieting as a whole with information about what the body is undergoing.

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