When people are in a hurry to lose weight, they often turn to fad diets that limit entire food groups.
Studies suggest the tactic can help dieters shave off extra pounds in the short-term.
But then it backfires, sending people back where they began on the scale or locked in a vicious cycle of gaining and losing weight – which can do long-term damage to the heart and lead to early death.
Two of the most talked about fad diet plans these days are keto and Whole30. Here’s the difference between them, and what the science says about each.