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A Ketogenic Diet may fight diseases caused by inflammation: new answers from a science-based study

The purpose of this article is to explain a recent groundbreaking study that examined whether ketone bodies, specifically β-hydroxybutyrate, can reduce the severity of inflammation in the immune system.

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The effects of ketone bodies on breast cancer cells

Breast cancer is a debilitating disease that affects many women across the globe and it [...]

Resting metabolic rate of obese patients under very low calorie ketogenic diet

The objective of this study was to evaluate changes in RMR, and the associated hormonal alterations in obese patients with a very low-calorie ketogenic diet induced severe body weight (BW) loss.

Caloric restriction increases ketone bodies metabolism and preserves blood flow in aging brain

Does caloric restriction change brain metabolic and vascular functions in aging rats? Blood samples were used to measure blood ketone bodies level of each rat.

Metabolite Regulation of Nuclear Localization of Carbohydrate Response Element-binding Protein

Ketogenic diets used in the treatment of diabetes, obesity and over-weight individuals.

The Effect of the Ketogenic Diet on the Vascular Structure and Functions in Children With Intractable Epilepsy

Study of the effects of a Ketogenic Diet on the structure of the vascular heart system in children with Intractable Epilepsy.

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The development of tumours under a ketogenic diet in association with the novel tumour marker TKTL1

A study of the effects of a ketogenic diet in patients with cancer in primary care.

Summary Comparison of a very low-calorie-ketogenic diet with a standard low-calorie diet in the treatment of obesity

This study concerned the effects of a very low-calorie ketogenic diet in comparison with the standard low-calorie diet in the treatment of obesity.

The Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet vs. a Low-Fat Diet on Novel Cardiovascular Risk Factors

This study examined a low-carb diet on body weight and cardiovascular disease markers in comparison with the more traditional low-fat diet.

The Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Exercise Metabolism and Physical Performance in Off-Road Cyclists

The authors studied the effects of a ketogenic diet (KD) on physical performances and metabolism during training in off-road cyclists. The effects of the KD on body mass and body composition of these athletes were also assessed

Cocoa flavanol intake improves endothelial function and Framingham Risk Score in healthy men and women: a randomised, controlled, double-masked trial

This study investigated the effects of cocoa flavanol (CF) on markers of cardiovascular health.

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Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia

This study examined whether a ketogenic diet can affect metabolic reprogramming of cancer cells and slow the development of cachexia in experimental animals.

Effects of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3) supplementation on some cardiovascular risk factors with a ketogenic Mediterranean diet

Study of the effects of a Mediterranean ketogenic diet and phytoextracts supplemented with marine omega-3 on cardiovascular risk, as well as on inflammation.

Cluster headache improvement during Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenesis can help CH patients, maybe by modulation of cortical excitability, or by dampening neural-inflammation.

Traumatic brain injury study: Ketogenic diet decreases oxidative stress and improves mitochondrial respiratory complex activity

Can a Ketogenic Diet offer a protective effect against oxidative and nitrosative stress by providing ketones In the context of juvenile traumatic brain injury?

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Growth of human colon cancer cells in mice is delayed by ketogenic diet

The Study This study was designed to test whether a ketogenic diet with different kinds [...]

Do ketogenic diets really suppress appetite?

The Review The authors conducted a meta-analysis of studies that assessed appetite while individuals adhered [...]

Middle and long-term impact of a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet on cardiometabolic factors

The Study This studied the effects of a ketogenic diet (KD) on weight loss, as [...]

  • Cancer

Glucose Ketone Index Calculator : a simple tool to monitor therapeutic efficacy for metabolic management of brain cancer

The GKIC is a simple tool that can help monitor the efficacy of metabolic therapy in preclinical animal models and in clinical trials for malignant brain cancer.

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The ketogenic diet alters the hypoxic response and affects expression of proteins associated with angiogenesis, invasive potential and vascular permeability in a mouse glioma model

Woolf et al. (2015) studied the effects of a ketogenic diet (KD) on malignant glioma growth and progression using a mouse model.