I've been on the ketogenic diet for a while now, and lost 11kg in the first three to four months. Now my weight has stabilized and I seem to be hitting my second plateau. I've researched water fasting and even did a 4 day water fast at some point (in the first months of the diet). I've also read about the Bulletproof fat fast protocol recently and they say it's very effective but you should only use it when you've hit a weight loss plateau or if you're insulin resistant, since it allows you to lose fat faster than your body can "handle" and could be dangerous.
I would like to know what the difference is between a water fast and a fat fast, not the difference in terms of chemistry or what happens in your body, but in terms of which fasting makes you lose fat faster. And also, why the fat fast is apparently more dangerous than simple water fasting (since you're ingesting calories), like, why they mention that a fat fast can be "dangerous" (not to do it for more than 3-5 days) but in all the water fasting literature there isn't that emphasis on the dangers of water fasting.
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