5 Other Experts (Besides Jillian Michaels) Who Are Against the Keto Diet

Jillian Michaels isn’t the only one who hates the Keto diet. 5 other fitness experts as well don’t recommend this diet for weight loss.

5 Other Experts (Besides Jillian Michaels) Who Are Against the Keto Diet

They want you to do the unthinkable...eat carbs.

A lot of people, and I mean a lot, think the ketogenic diet is the best thing since sliced bread (how ironic). Celebs like Halle Berry and Jenna Jameson have put the high-fat, low-carb regimen in the spotlight, and the trend doesn't seem to be dying down any time soon.

But keto enthusiasts aren't the only ones who have strong opinions about this eating plan. When asked about going keto, celeb trainer Jillian Michaels recently said, "I don't understand. Like, why would anyone think this is a good idea?" Okay then! Read on for more anti-keto thoughts from Michaels, and what five other experts and influencers really think of the keto diet. (Related: 7 Dangers of Going Keto)

Jillian Michaels

If there's one thing we know for certain, it's that Jillian Michaels will never be trying keto. The celebrity trainer didn't hold back when asked about it in a video for Women's Health: "Your cells, your macro molecules, are literally made up of protein, fat, carbohydrates, nucleic acids,'' she said. "When you do not eat one of the three macro nutrients, those three things I just mentioned, you're starving yourselves. Those macro nutrients serve a very important purpose for your overall health and wellbeing. Each and every one of them." (Related: All the Reasons Jillian Michaels Has Given for Hating On the Keto Diet)

Witney Carson

A few months ago, Dancing With The Stars pro Witney Carson told Women's Health she tried going low-carb, but it was a serious letdown. "I've done keto before, and I felt really gross," she said. "I did lose weight on it, but my skin broke out. I have eczema and my eczema was super, super bad. I think I have an allergy to dairy and cheese, so I try to stay away as much as I can now." (Related: This Woman Says the Keto Diet Destroyed Her 17-Year Marriage-and Now Her Story Is Going Viral)

Danette May

Influencer and wellness coach Danette May is all about encouraging people to take charge of their health so they can live their best lives. But in her opinion, keto doesn't fit into that picture. "The bottom line is that the ketogenic diet starves you of an entire nutrient group for a short period of time and makes your body think you are starving. It doesn't teach you how to nourish yourself with healthy foods," she wrote in a blog post. "Rather than trying a diet that gives you a quick fix, focus on eating plenty of healthy foods that are high in nutrients and adding physical activities that will add to your quality of life." (Related: Why This Dietician Is Completely Against Keto)

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