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Keto Diet Science: How Your Body Burns Fat

By now, you’ve probably heard about the keto diet. You've probably heard that it all but bans carbs and sugars, or that it's been clinically shown to reduce epileptic seizures in kids, or even that it helps people condition their bodies to burn fat. As we detailed in our recent feature on the keto diet, all of those things are true. But as any bodybuilder knows, you don't need to be on the keto diet to burn fat. Heck, you can do it with a focused meal and exercise plan. So we've been wondering: When your body "burns fat" for energy, what's really going on there? How exactly does the keto diet work? And why the hell is it called the "keto" diet, anyway? Play Video Play Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Remaining Time -0:00 This is a modal window. Foreground --- White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan --- Opaque Semi-Opaque Background --- White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan --- Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Window --- White Black Red Green Blue Yellow Magenta Cyan --- Opaque Semi-Transparent Transparent Font Size 50% 75% 100% 125% 150% 175% 200% 300% 400% Text Edge Style None Raised Depressed Uniform Dropshadow Font Family Default Monospace Serif Proportional Serif Mo Continue reading >>

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  1. grouse

    No. You burn fat all the time.

  2. keep the aspidistra flying

    No, you burn fat all the time. It's our primary reserve/storage for energy. Ketosis only happens when you are running low on carbohydrates. "Fats burn in the flame of carbohydrates." Ketosis isn't good and makes the blood acidic. That being said, I think 3/4 of the brain's needs can met by ketone bodies during starvation. Wow, my biochem class paid off!
    On preview, what g & g both said.

  3. jdroth

    Let me join the chorus: No, you burn fat all the time.

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