Here’s an interesting weekend read:
What’s the subtitle? “Meet the bodybuilders, biohackers, scientists, doctors, and hucksters behind the buzziest thing in nutrition.” Indeed. For a peppy rundown of how keto went from an obscure therapeutic diet for children suffering from epilepsy to the number one diet googled last year, take a look at this feature article in Men’s Health.
You’ll hear about the role of keto-famous and just-plain-famous names: Atkins, Attia, D’Agostino, Farriss, Phinney, Rogan and… wait for it… Oprah.
Although you will definitely find some skeptical remarks sprinkled throughout the narrative, this mostly-balanced article provides an intriguing window into the mechanics of how and why keto has flourished online.