A review of low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets.
Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)
In response to the emerging epidemic of obesity in the United States, a renewal of interest in alternative diets has occurred, especially in diets that limit carbohydrate intake. Recent research has demonstrated that low-carbohydrate ketogenic diets can lead to weight loss and favorable changes in serum triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. This review summarizes the physiology and recent clinical studies regarding this type of diet.
- Westman, EC; Mavropoulos, J; Yancy, WS; Volek, JS
- November 2003
Volume / Issue
- 5 / 6
Start / End Page
- 476 - 483
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States