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Do low-carb diets really do anything? (video)

American Chemical Society

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2018 -- Some fads never die. Low-carb diets were a thing in the late 90s and they're still a thing now. But why does this fad have staying power? Is it because the touted benefits are real? Or is that greasy, low-carb burger fried in snake oil? Learn about the surprising medical benefits of ketogenic diets in this video from Reactions: https://youtu.be/nU07pvKK7nw.

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