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ketogenesis

[¦kēd·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
Production of ketone bodies.
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The release of ketone bodies when the body is in a ketogenic state has been suggested to reduce hunger, perhaps by replacing a share of glucose as a supplier of fuel to the brain, Dr.
The well-publicized case of one boy, whom doctors at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore successfully treated with the ketogenic diet, inspired the 1997 movie First Do No Harm.
While they acknowledge ketones may have other health benefits, the researchers suggest the potential of the ketogenic diet as treatment for some epilepsy patients future research may focus on deconoic acid.
This could include very low-carbohydrate, low-calorie, and/or ketogenic diets, drugs that block glucose uptake, such as Metformin, or these SGLT2 inhibitors now under study at UCLA.
They found that this reduced inflammation, and that inflammation was also reduced when the mice were given a ketogenic diet, which elevates the levels of BHB in the bloodstream.
WASHINGTON--The ketogenic diet is well established as an effective treatment for patients with refractory epilepsy, and although studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society confirm its value for both children and adults, others raise important concerns.
And fifth was the ketogenic diet, which calls for minimising carbohydrates and replacing them with healthy fats.
The study also suggests that a ketogenic diet, comprising of non-starchy vegetables and healthy fats, such as avocado, coconut oil, olive oil and macadamia nuts and moderate amounts of high-quality protein, can also reduce chances of breast cancer.
Medical experts, who took more than a year to diagnose Taylor, put her on a high-fat ketogenic diet, which forces the brain to use this as its energy source rather than glucose.
They put Fields contains s snack usually on a high-fat ketogenic diet, which forces the to use this as its source rather than glucose.
After taking more than a year to diagnose Fields, medical experts put her on a high-fat ketogenic diet, which forces the brain to use this as its energy source rather than glucose.
A special unhealthy-sounding regimen called the ketogenic diet involving high-fat consumption.