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What Happens When You Stop the Keto Diet?

Safely Transition From Keto With These 7 Expert Tips

What Happens When You Stop the Keto Diet?

Starting a keto diet is not an easy adjustment. When you're going on the high-fat, low-carb diet, your body has to get used to running on food in a different way. Once you're in the thick of it, though, you generally feel less hungry and start to lose weight. However, this diet isn't generally recommended as a long-term plan, which means at some point, you'll have to transition back off the keto diet.

As with any change to your diet, there are some side effects you may experience (including weight gain), and there are some best practices for how to transition effectively and safely. In order to help minimize any issues when getting off the keto diet, we spoke to two nutrition efforts who offered helpful tips about how to take this leap slow and steady.

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