Advantages and Disadvantages of the Ketogenic Diet: A Review Article
ketogenic diet, low carbohydrate diet, low fat diet, polycystic ovarian syndrome, obesity, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition | Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism | Internal Medicine
The ketogenic diet (KD) has gained immense popularity during the last decade, primarily because of its successful short-term effect on weight loss. In the United States, KD is utilized in a variety of patient populations for weight management, despite limited evidence regarding its efficacy and risks. This literature review provides an evaluation of data on the benefits and risks associated with the chronic use of KD, including its metabolic, endocrinological, and cardiovascular effects.
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Batch JT, Lamsal SP, Adkins M, et al. Advantages and Disadvantages of the Ketogenic Diet: A Review Article. Cureus. 2020;12(8):e9639. doi:10.7759/cureus.9639