When maintaining a ketogenic diet, a person may need to consume up to five times the daily recommended dose of sodium, among other electrolytes. Ketosis isn't for everyone, especially those with renal disease, which can be exacerbated by consuming too much potassium and magnesium. This is roughly a week's worth of salt for the average keto-dieter.
I have many "favorite" foods, most of which are fairly illegal and highly unethical. I do, however, love me some General Tso's chicken with fried pork dumplings.
There are many reasons to eat keto, both for weight loss and medical conditions. The two are often very closely linked. I, however, have three other reasons for maintaining a ketogenic diet: