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Ketogenic Diet.

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StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019-.
2019 Mar 21.

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1
Methodist University, Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
2
Campbell University

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Despite continuous advances in the medical world, obesity continues to remain a major worldwide health hazard with adult mortality as high as 2.8 million per year. The majority of chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease are largely related to obesity which is usually a product of unhealthy lifestyle and poor dietary habits. Appropriately tailored diet regimens for weight reduction can help manage the obesity epidemic to some extent. One diet regimen that has proven to be very effective for rapid weight loss is a very-low-carbohydrate and high-fat ketogenic diet.[1][2][3]

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