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

By |February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Weight Loss|

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

By |February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Heart Health|

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

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Sports and Exercise|

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

By |February 1st, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

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

  • Cancer

Metabolic reprogramming induced by ketone bodies diminishes pancreatic cancer cachexia

By |February 1st, 2016|Categories: Cancer|

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

By |January 31st, 2016|Categories: Heart Health|

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

By |January 31st, 2016|Categories: Headache, The Brain|

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

By |January 29th, 2016|Categories: Brain Injury, The Brain|

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

  • Cancer

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

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: Cancer|

The Study This study was designed to test whether a ketogenic diet with different kinds of fatty acids can inhibit the growth of tumors of the human colon cancer cell. The ketogenic diet used provided [...]

Do ketogenic diets really suppress appetite?

By |January 28th, 2016|Categories: Weight Loss|

The Review The authors conducted a meta-analysis of studies that assessed appetite while individuals adhered to a ketogenic low-carbohydrate diet (KLCD) and very-low-energy diet (VLED). Results The study concludes that "individuals were less hungry and [...]