You should avoid the keto diet if you’re pregnant here’s why

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The ketogenic diet focuses on high-fat, low carb consumption. 
It allows people to indulge in fish, meat, eggs, and cheese, and has them avoid sugar and carbs. 
Dr. Charles Seltzer, a nutritionist based in Philadelphia, told INSIDER the diet is not only unsustainable, but also not going to help most people keep weight off.
He particularly warns against pregnant women trying the keto diet as it restricts nutrient-rich foods like fruit.

The ketogenic diet is currently all the rage. It focuses on high-fat, low-carb consumption, and allows you to indulge in fish, meat, eggs, and even dairy. 

For some, the keto diet may seem like a dream — eat as much bacon and guacamole as you desire? Yes please!— but there is a lot to consider before jumping on board, like all of the foods you will be forced to give upSee the rest of the story at Business Insider

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