The ketogenic diet may cause side effects in some people. These are not usually serious but may include:
- High cholesterol level.
- Kidney stones.
- Behavior changes.
- Slower growth rates in children.
People on the ketogenic diet may develop vitamin and mineral deficiencies unless they take vitamin and mineral supplements. The diet does not supply adequate amounts of the vitamins and minerals the body needs.
Everyone on the diet needs close supervision by a doctor and a dietitian.The ketogenic diet may cause side effects in some people. These are not usually serious but may include: Dehydration. Constipation. Vomiting. High cholesterol level. Kidney stones. Behavior changes. Slower growth rates in children.... More