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Lots of us decide to revamp our eating habits – particularly in the New Year after the traditional festive period of over-indulgence. And while it’s sometimes hard to know which of the plethora of diet regimes out there is best for you, the ketogenic plan has emerged as a popular choice in recent years – perhaps because of its seeming ability to create real results. But before you decide to join the legions of keto aficionados, you should hear the words of scientist Mark Mattson, as the professor has claimed that this particular diet may have some surprising effects on your body.

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It’s perhaps no surprise, though, that the keto plan has earned itself a whole load of headlines; after all, it stands out from plenty of other diets. For starters, if you choose to adopt the regime, you’d be required to cut down on the amount of carbohydrates that you consume each day. But that’s far from all.

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