Keto diets are being promoted as an alternative to conventional Western diets that can lead to weight loss.
But researchers say the nutritional differences between the two diets make it hard to compare them.
In a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, scientists examined the nutritional content of 12 ketogenic diets — including the Keto Diet, which includes coconut oil, eggs, and protein powder — that had been modified to contain more than 30 percent of the daily value of essential fatty acids.
A diet based on this ratio of omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids, which are essential to the health of the body, was shown to be significantly more beneficial than one that contained less omega-8 fatty acids in a variety of ways.
The ketogenic diet group also had significantly higher levels of beta-carotene and vitamin E, which help protect the eyes from the sun.
What’s the difference between the keto diets?
A ketogenic low-carbohydrate diet, or keto, is a low-fat diet that combines a low calorie diet with low-glycemic foods.
Ketogenic diets also offer a low glycemic index, meaning a diet containing only carbohydrates can help you control blood sugar and blood pressure better than low-GI diets.
It also helps to reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Ketogenic diets are low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in fiber, which helps to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes.
They also are generally higher in protein, magnesium, and potassium, and lower in calories than a traditional low-calorie diet.
However, the researchers said the ketogenic foods, such as coconut oil and eggs, that have been modified with omega-7 fatty acids could provide additional benefits beyond their low-protein content.
The keto foods that have had the most modification are eggs, which contain a lot of saturated fat, and coconut oil which is low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium, said study author Dr. Susan W. Gage, director of the Center for Metabolic Research at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.
Although coconut oil has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels, it does not contain the amount of omega 7s found in the ketotic foods.
That means the coconut oil on the ketosis diet, for example, is still higher in omega-9 fatty acids than in omega 7 fats.
Gage and her colleagues found that the ketones, or “essential fatty acids,” in coconut oil are very different from the ones in the omega 7 fatty acids found in traditional omega-5 fats.
The ketones in coconut oils have more than 300 percent of omega 6s, and the omega 6’s in coconut fats are even higher than those found in fatty fish.
This difference in the essential fatty acid content of coconut oil was shown in a separate study, published in Nutrition Reviews.
In that study, researchers found that omega 6 fatty acids were found in coconut and olive oil, compared with olive oil and other sources of omega 5s.
However, there was no difference in omega 6 content between coconut oil with and without omega-4s in the diet.
The researchers noted that coconut oil does contain some omega-1s, which may be important for those with a history of inflammation.
One possible explanation for the differences in omega content between the coconut oils and the ketos is that the omega-13s in coconut can also be high in the form of linoleic acid.
The omega-14s, however, can be lower in coconut.
This difference could explain why coconut oil can offer some benefits while containing higher amounts of omega 9s than omega 7 oils.
There is also another type of fatty acid that is in the same family as omega-2s and omega 3s, called linolenic acid, that has been used as an ingredient in margarines and baked goods.
The type of linolenics in coconut has not been studied.
Researchers said that the differences between coconut and omega oils may be due to the fact that the ratio of fat to carbohydrates is so important for health.
Coconut oil, for instance, is high in saturated fats, which can lower the body’s ability to absorb other nutrients and prevent the production of harmful free radicals.
The researchers found a similar lack of difference in macronutrients in coconut-oil-rich foods, including olive oil.
They concluded that the macronuts and macronucos found in other types of coconut products, like olive oil or macadamia nuts, may offer additional benefits that can be found in macadamias and macadose.
What are the main differences between keto versus conventional diets?
The ketosis diets, which include coconut oil or other fatty acids with omega 7 and omega 8s, are low-saturated and high-fiber.
They have a higher ratio of carbohydrates to protein and less saturated fat than other ketogenic, low- or