Everything you need to learn about the high-fat diet craze, including how it supports weight loss and the most common health concerns you’ll face during your golden years.
For many women over age 50, the battle of the bulge is real. Whether you’re passing through the word “diet” suggests weight loss, there are so many other possible benefits of keto. A meta-analysis of 13 studies in the British Journal of Nutrition found that a keto diet lowered blood pressure and triglycerides while increasing “good” HDL cholesterol. Other studies have suggested keto benefits for brain function, insulin and blood glucose control; reducing conditions like acne and migraines; and even possibly an ability to fight cancer. Inside is a breakdown of what you need to know, including the basic keto rules, how it works and its potential drawbacks.