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Nutr Metab (Lond). 2004 Aug 17;1(1):2.

Ketogenic diets and physical performance.

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Abstract

Impaired physical performance is a common but not obligate result of a low carbohydrate diet. Lessons from traditional Inuit culture indicate that time for adaptation, optimized sodium and potassium nutriture, and constraint of protein to 15-25 % of daily energy expenditure allow unimpaired endurance performance despite nutritional ketosis.

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