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Fitness Myths with Dr. Mike: Keto Diets for Athletes?


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Ketogenic diets have been gaining more and more popularity in the fitness community and have significant research to show their benefits for disease management but do they have application for athletes?

Dr. Mike Israetel discusses the pitfalls of Keto Diets for Athletes:

 

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