Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is a diet which contains very low amounts of carbohydrate and a high level of fat. The body responds to the diet by entering into a metabolic state called ketosis. This encourages the body to burn fat for energy and to convert fats into ketones. Ketones can be used to generate energy and using ketones for energy may affect how excitable the nervous system is. Careful measurements of the number of calories, volumes of fluids, weight of foods and amounts and types of proteins are required to maintain a ketogenic diet.

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CP Smile Project

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