Still, other dietitians don’t think the keto diet works long-term at all. A recent U.S. News & World Report ranking the best diets didn’t give keto very high marks. Dietitians gave it a score of two out of five, making it the 38th best out of 50 other diets. Sade Meeks, RD, a Barley+ registered dietitian, is one of many who doesn’t recommend keto for sustainable, long-term weight loss. “Diets tend to focus on the ‘macros,’ but key micronutrients should not be overlooked,” she says.
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