Schizophrenia, gluten, and low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets: a case report and review of the literature.


Journal Article

We report the unexpected resolution of longstanding schizophrenic symptoms after starting a low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diet. After a review of the literature, possible reasons for this include the metabolic consequences from the elimination of gluten from the diet, and the modulation of the disease of schizophrenia at the cellular level.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kraft, BD; Westman, EC

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 /

Start / End Page

  • 10 -

PubMed ID

  • 19245705

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19245705

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1743-7075

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1743-7075

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1743-7075-6-10


  • eng