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The formation of ketone bodies, as occurs in diabetes mellitus.

ke′to·gen′ic adj.
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(Medicine) med forming or able to stimulate the production of ketone bodies: a ketogenic diet.
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Processed carbohydrates have negative effects on metabolism; lower-carbohydrate or ketogenic (very low-carbohydrate) diets with high fat content are better for health.
By 'eating clean', I mean that I've been on a Ketogenic diet.
Recently I met a foodie, who was on a ketogenic diet and that inspired me to write about this relatively new diet, unknown to many people.
Wu, Wang, Fan et al reported in April 2018 that a ketogenic diet was helpful in about 60% of the 52 kids who had followed the diet to treat seizures.
"Interest in the ketogenic diet grows for weight loss and type 2 diabetes," reported a news article (not a study) in the Journal of the American Medical Association in January.
From ketogenic diets to the high-fiber plant-based diet, studies support success across the spectrum of carbohydrate, protein, and fat intakes.
Sources privy to the conversation revealed that a visibly defensive Nawaz told his dietician on the phone that the burgers and drinks were actually ketogenic.
Ketogenic diet (KD) is the last treatment option in patients whose seizures are resistant to 2 or 3 anticonvulsant drugs (2).
ISLAMABAD -- Ketogenic diet, high in fat but low in protein and carbohydrates , may increase the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes while helping in weight loss, a new study said.
Ketogenic diets have been used by a host of stars including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kim Kardashian, Madonna, Jennifer Aniston and Sir Mick Jagger.
Ketogenic diets low in carbohydrate and high in fat date back to the 1920s but have soared in popularity in the last few years.
"The only form of treatment is giving her a ketogenic diet which is high in fat, low in carbs and low in protein.