Woman Followed a Keto Diet and Lost 100 Pounds

Elena Juarez punched and food-prepped her way to losing 100 pounds. But her weight-loss journeykicked off with a serious health scare.

On her own, Juarez started following a paleo-friendly diet challenge that included kickboxing That’s when she heard about the ketogenic diet. Six weeks later, she adopted the trendy high-fat, low-carb plan.

One hundred lost pounds later, she credits going keto and sticking with kickboxing for her weight loss. “Even at my heaviest, I was always a healthy big girl,” she says. After visiting the doctor, “I didn’t know how to approach it, but I knew we all needed to change our unhealthy ways.”

Health: This Woman Followed a Keto Diet and Lost 100 Pounds—Without Giving Up Pizza