Ketosis (dietary) - Definition

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Ketosis is a condition an organism reaches after maintaining a diet that is very low in sugars, also known as carbohydrates, and lipids. Ketosis is dangerous in that it poses a serious risk of dietary deficiencies (especially if the person does not consume enough protein) and may lead to extreme fatigue. The deficiencies and risks of this type of diet are numerous and it is thus indispensable to be monitored by a professional.

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