- adj. biochemistry Relating to ketogenesis.
“Antiseizure diets are often referred to as ketogenic diets because restricting carbohydrates requires that the body use an alternative to glucose blood sugar as the brain’s primary fuel.”
“Harvard University researchers in April reported that the strict dietdubbed the ketogenic diet because it induces a state of ketosis, in which the body is forced to use fat for energymay enhance the function of electrical switches in an area of the brain that controls seizures J.”
“In fact, the regimen, known as the ketogenic diet, is now offered at more than 100”
“This may include reassurance and continuation of ongoing treatment with small adjustments, a trial of alternate medications including use of investigational drugs, and/or alternate options such as ketogenic diet, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) or epilepsy surgery.”
“Another flaw is that the carbohydrate intake corresponding to what is considered a ‘low carb diet’ has already been established by the Metabolism society so studies can be compared in a better way. 50-100 gr/day is what’s considered ‘low carb’, less than 50, more towards 20 gr/day or less, is considered ‘very low carb diet’ and usually called ketogenic diet, with specific therapeutic applications for epilepsy.”
“Any diet providing nutritional or body fat for the generation of ketones that serve as an alternative fuel to body tissues may be called "ketogenic”
“Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff of the University of British Columbia told the wire service a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates, known as the "ketogenic" diet, is already used as a therapy for epilepsy.”
“I am a contributor on two fitness sites, moderator on one, and I am a huge proponent of the ketogenic diet, which is essentially the Atkins diet modified for bodybuilders.”
“Studies show that a ketogenic diet allows the heart to operate up to 28% more efficiently”
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Gk. genÃ©s 'born, produced';
L. genus, 'kin')
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