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How many ketogenic diet mechanisms of action can you name?

The ketogenic diet involves many mechanisms of action. Lowers blood sugar and insulin levels Decreases leptin Produces ketone bodies, which are an alternate source of energy, instead of glucose Changes neurotransmitter systems, including GABA,...

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Relieving depression with the ketogenic diet?

Perhaps those suffering from treatment-resistant depression could find some relief with the ketogenic diet? Any attempt to try this MUST be medically supervised because there are both psychiatric and metabolic dangers in this dietary...

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Ketogenic diet lowers glucose for diabetics

Most versions of low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets result in lower blood sugar and insulin levels. So it’s pretty obvious how this could help diabetes. Surprisingly, this is not a new concept at all!  Low...

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Can a ketogenic diet successfully treat Bipolar Disorder?

The exact causes of bipolar disorder (formerly known as Manic-Depressive Illness) are unknown. Current treatments are mainly medications.  But they also include transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Unfortunately, for some patients,...

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