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ketogenic

 [ke″to-jen´ik]
forming or capable of being converted into ketone bodies.

ke·to·gen·ic

(kē-tō-jen'ik),
Giving rise to ketone bodies in metabolism.

ke·to·gen·ic

(kē'tō-jen'ik)
Giving rise to ketone bodies in metabolism.

ketogenic

forming or capable of being converted into ketone bodies.

ketogenic diet
one containing large amounts of fat, with minimal amounts of protein and carbohydrate. The object of such a diet is to produce ketosis.
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We showed that the volunteers on the ketogenic diet reduced their energy intake without increasing their hunger, and this was a very important factor in their ability to stick to the diet," Dr.
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The ketogenic diet consists of food high in fat, a moderate level of protein and almost no carbohydrates.
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BHB are elevated in the liver during calorie restriction, consumption of a low carbohydrate ketogenic diet, and high-intensity exercise.
We saw how it produces powerful ketogenic effects on the brain cells (neurons).
BHB is a metabolite produced by the body in response to fasting, high-intensity exercise, caloric restriction, or consumption of the low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet.
Bonnie Nedrow will lecture on the importance of ketogenic metabolism in the prevention of inflammation, chronic disease and cancer; preliminary lecture in preparation for an eight-week series this month and next; cost is $15; 541-344-9658.
Ketogenic diet expert Dr Jeff Volek and professor at Ohio State University told Sports Illustrated that low carb, high-fat diets such as the Paleo and ketogenic plans help lose weight fast and change the body composition and that is why James has taken to the diet.
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