Staff, 2017-04-29 02:00:00,
A lot of the Silicon Valley elite are doing extreme experiments on their bodies in hopes of prolonging their lives and improving their health. The latest fad among this set is sticking to a so-called ‘ketogenic’ diet that’s exceptionally high in fat and low in carbs and is considered an experimental treatment for diabetes. Think Atkins, but way more extreme.
Ambar Bhattacharyya, a managing director with Maverick Ventures, initially embarked on a low-carb, high-fat “ketogenic” diet during the due diligence process for a startup called
He lost about 7 pounds in the first
Bhattacharyya said that two other investors at the office tried it, meaning about a third of the office was on ketogenic diets.
“If you only try it for a month, you aren’t reaping the benefits,” says Sarah Hallberg,…
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