[quote]Iron Dwarf wrote:
from discussion of the actual study
"Animals fed ketogenic diet ate the same number of calories as animals that were fed either chow or a high-fat diet but nevertheless failed to gain weight. Remarkably, animals eating ketogenic diet lost a small amount of weight and achieved the same weight and body composition as animals that were calorie restricted to 66% of usual daily intake. "[/quote]
Cutting out 1/3 of daily calories long term shouldn’t be too psychologically difficult.[/quote]
I don’t think that was JF’s intent in posting that.[/quote]
Nope, nor is cutting calories by 1/3 something someone looking to gain muscle or even be able to sustain long-term for weight loss a good thing. Cutting calories leads to failure most of the time because the body will fight back.
Let me also point out, my main contention of posting this is to again show how counting calories may not work for a few reasons