Low carb diets work to lose weight. But they come at a cost. The reason I personally do not employ it in my life, is that it is not maintainable. Very few people are able to commit to it life long. If it is not life long , then why are you doing it? If it is life long, then there are risks. One of the risks is the increased incidence of kidney stones. Dr. Koushik Shaw of Austin Urology Institute joined us as I was on the hot seat conducting the interview discussing kidney stones and ketogenic diets.