Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets

@inproceedings{Paoli2013BeyondWL,
  title={Beyond weight loss: a review of the therapeutic uses of very-low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets},
  author={Antonio Paoli and Alessandro Rubini and Jeff S Volek and Keith A. Grimaldi},
  booktitle={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2013}
}
Very-low-carbohydrate diets or ketogenic diets have been in use since the 1920s as a therapy for epilepsy and can, in some cases, completely remove the need for medication. From the 1960s onwards they have become widely known as one of the most common methods for obesity treatment. Recent work over the last decade or so has provided evidence of the therapeutic potential of ketogenic diets in many pathological conditions, such as diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, acne, neurological diseases… CONTINUE READING
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