1. First, assess your prior knowledge: Had you heard of the ketogenic (keto) diet? Have you or a friend or family tried it? What was your opinion about it before this week’s learning material?
2. Chances are, you’ve already heard the hype about the keto diet. Read the following articles with some opposing viewpoints:
3. Answer the following questions:
Important: Make sure that the way you answer this question makes it clear that you read and thought about the articles, don’t just give your opinion!
Question 1: Did you opinion of the keto diet change after reading? If you hadn’t heard of the diet before, is it something you would try/recommend now?
Question 2: A lot of people who follow the keto diet do lose weight, so in reality, it is effective for weight loss. Do you think weight loss should be the only measure of whether a diet is healthy for us to follow? What are some other things we might want to be concerned about?
Question 3: Should athletes follow the keto diet? Would you?
Your post must be in complete sentences, should be be at least 200-250 words in length, and should reference information from the assigned reading in your own words (do not directly quote the article or copy information directly from the article).