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Ketogenic diet does give rise to the false positive alcohol breath test.
This is due to the presence of acetone from ketogenic diet which is converted to isopropanol ( a type of alcohol) in the body, which results in positive alcohol test.
This is an article confirming this theory.
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yes it can and this will vary person to person.
The fact that ketogenic diet can give rise to the false positive test with breath analyzer should be taken into account.