Not all health experts would recommend the diet, though, as it can lead to kidney stones, increased intake of “bad” fats, nutrient deficiencies, decreased bone density, and stomach problems, various research suggests. The ketogenic diet, often called the keto diet, is one that is very high in fat, very low in carbohydrates, and low to moderate in protein. It typically supplies 75 to 90 percent of calories from fat, versus a more usual intake of 20 to 35 percent. It is intended to force the body to burn fat for energy rather than glucose—a state known as ketosis. Keto or the Ketogenic diet is very popular for weight loss, especially among celebrities and social media influencers.