NCBI Bookshelf. Uppaluri 3. Despite continuous advances in the medical world, obesity continues to remain a major worldwide health hazard with adult mortality as high as 2. The majority of chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease are largely related to obesity which is usually a product of unhealthy lifestyle and poor dietary habits. One diet regimen that has proven to be very effective for rapid weight loss is a very-low-carbohydrate and high-fat ketogenic diet. A ketogenic diet primarily consists of high-fats, moderate-proteins, and very-low-carbohydrates. Specifically, in a kcal per day diet, carbohydrates amount up to 20 to 50 g per day. He also coined the term “ketogenic diet. The resurgence of the ketogenic diet as a rapid weight loss formula is a relatively new concept the has shown to be quite effective, at least in the short run.
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