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A ketogenic diet favorably affects serum biomarkers for cardiovascular disease in normal-weight men.

J. Nutr. 2002 Jul;132(7):1879-85.
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Very low-carbohydrate (ketogenic) diets are popular yet little is known regarding the effects on serum biomarkers for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study examined the effects of a 6-wk ...s. The results suggest that a short-term ketogenic diet does not have a deleterious effect on CVD risk profile and may improve the lipid disorders characteristic of atherogenic dyslipidemia.

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