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Arch Latinoam Nutr. 2008 Dec;58(4):323-9.

[Ketogenic diets: additional benefits to the weight loss and unfounded secondary effects].

[Article in Spanish]

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Departamento de Medicina, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Córdoba, Córdoba, España.


It is also necessary to emphasize that as well as the weight loss, ketogenic diets are healthier because they promote a non-atherogenic lipid profile, lower blood pressure and diminish resistance to insulin with an improvement in blood levels of glucose and insulin. Such diets also have antineoplastic benefits, do not alter renal or liver functions, do not produce metabolic acidosis by Ketosis, have many neurological benefits in central nervous system, do not produce osteoporosis and could increase the perfomance in aerobic sports.

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