This Diet Burns Fat Like No Other—and You've Probably Never Heard of It

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The ketogenic diet is having a moment. Scientists are beginning to discover that this relatively little-known diet reduces inflammation in the brain, which could help to prevent strokes, has potential to ease pain for chronic sufferers and could prevent the onset of diabetes due to its low sugar content.

The low-carb plan may sound like the Atkins diet or the Paleo diet, but with the keto diet (as it's also known), the focus is on good fats, moderate protein and barely any carbohydrates. Goop has dubbed it good for people "who want to lose weight but have trouble kicking sugar cravings." It can also turn your body into a fat-burning machine.

By now, we all know that fat isn't the enemy and that eating "good" fats doesn't necessarily make you fat. Follow the keto guidelines, and you'll be able to hack your body so it can reap the health and fat-loss benefits of a keto lifestyle.