There are a million different diets out there, so why should use choose the keto diet? Well for starters, you can still eat cheese, butter and meat. This high-fat diet seems contrary to what we normally think of when we hear the word diet. However, it is recommended by doctors for its various overall health benefits. The ketogenic diet lowers blood sugar, helps your muscles recover better, fuels your brain, increases your sex drive and switches your energy source from glucose to fat. Did we mention that it helps you lose weight?