Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the keto diet is more hype than help for most people

Most of us could stand to drop a few pounds, but it’s always harder to get the weight off than we expect.

So when you hear about people losing a ton of weight in a short period of time on the latest low-carb diet craze, the keto diet, it sounds like the magic formula.

But Dr. Donald Hensrud, author of The Mayo Clinic Diet Book, says the keto diet isn’t new, and it’s not the magic formula people think it is.

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