Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. A UBC Okanagan study into a popular diet has revealed that a cheat day could be bad for your health. But according to new research from UBC Okanagan researchers, just one gram dose of glucose — the equivalent a large bottle of soda or a plate of fries — while on a high fat, low carbohydrate diet can lead to damaged blood vessels. Little said the diet can be effective because once the body is in ketosis and starved for its preferred fuel, glucose, it begins to aggressively burn its fat stores. The researchers used nine healthy young males for their study. The young men consumed a gram glucose drink before and after a seven-day high fat, low carbohydrate diet. The diet consisted of 70 per cent fat, 10 per cent carbohydrates and 20 per cent protein, similar to that of a modern ketogenic diet.
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