Keto diet food ingredients. It forces the body to use fat as its primary energy source, which our bodies are not designed for – and can be harmful – a nutritionist says.

Keto and paleo diets: what they leave out might just be what you need – and you may gain weight, not lose it

  • Keto dieters get most of their energy from fat, and paleo dieters from protein. Nutritionists explain the downsides and risks of both, and question their logic
  • A Hong Kong health coach who tried the keto diet, believing it to be an alternative to taking medication long term, tells us how it went wrong for her
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Keto diet food ingredients. It forces the body to use fat as its primary energy source, which our bodies are not designed for – and can be harmful – a nutritionist says.
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Soybeans have long been a common component of Chinese diets, but the food’s growing popularity in the West has led to increasing scrutiny regarding its effects on humans. Photo: Alamy

Is soy good or bad for health? From tofu to Impossible Burgers, common concerns addressed

  • Soy products are becoming increasingly popular as more consumers seek alternatives to meat, but their acceptance has led to increased scrutiny
  • We examine three areas: the effects of plant oestrogen, growing herbicide use and the nutritional value of ‘future foods’
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Soybeans have long been a common component of Chinese diets, but the food’s growing popularity in the West has led to increasing scrutiny regarding its effects on humans. Photo: Alamy
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