These new keto diet tortillas are made of 100% cheese

Folios cheese wraps can be a surprisingly healthy substitute for traditional tortillas. Of course, there's a catch.

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  • To help keto dieters stay the course, Lotito Foods has developed the Folios cheese wrap, a tortilla made entirely of cheese.
  • These cheese wraps can be part of a healthy diet, but only if eaten in extreme moderation and alongside low-fat, low-salt foods.
  • Research shows that replacing grains and fiber with fat and salts in the long term can be dangerous.
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Why cauliflower is perfect for the keto diet

The exploding popularity of the keto diet puts a less used veggie into the spotlight.

Purple cauliflower. (Photo: Shutterstock)
  • The cauliflower is a vegetable of choice if you're on the keto diet.
  • The plant is low in carbs and can replace potatoes, rice and pasta.
  • It can be eaten both raw and cooked for different benefits.
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The "catch" to being on the keto diet

While short-term results are positive, there is mounting evidence against staying in ketosis for too long.

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  • Recent studies showed volunteers lost equal or more weight on high-carb, calorie-restricted diets than low-carb, calorie restricted diets.
  • There might be positive benefits to short-term usage of a ketogenic diet.
  • One dietician warns that the ketogenic diet could put diabetics at risk for diabetic ketoacidosis.
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What is the 'pure carnivore diet'?

It's all the rage right now after the Paleo and keto diet sensations took the world by storm. But is it healthy?

  • The meat-only diet is being promoted a lot by people with right-wing political biases.
  • Until the science is studied and proven, caution is the best approach.
  • Balance, balance, balance. Have I mentioned balance?
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‘No one should be doing the ketogenic diet,’ says top U.S. cardiologist

Ketosis is known to work wonders in terms of short-term weight loss. But what about the diet’s effects over the long term?

Maybe it's time to start eating bread again. (Image: Creative Commons/Big Think)
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