Keto diet advocates eating a high fat plan.
Generally the diet sees followers eat 75 per cent fat, 20 per cent protein and only five per cent carbs.
It appears the the effects of this diet can be improved by drinking lemon water.
Scientists found lemon extract had increased the results of the diet in mice.
Keto diet plan: Boost weight loss by drinking this drink on a low-carb plan
A study from Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Japan, found that lemon can help boost the weight loss effects of a keto-like diet.
Titled “Lemon Polyphenols Suppress Diet-induced Obesity by Up-Regulation of mRNA Levels of the Enzymes Involved in β-Oxidation in Mouse White Adipose Tissue” the study aimed to analysed the effect of the citrus fruit.
It looked at mice being fed various types of diet, a low fat diet, a high fat diet and a high fat diet with a supplement of 0.5 per cent lemon extract.
It found that the mice eating the diet with added lemon had weight gain suppressed and fat accumulation reduced.
The study found: “Body weight gain induced by the high fat diet was significantly