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The ketogenic diet as a potential treatment and prevention strategy for Alzheimer's disease

NZ Research Abstract

posted by Research Admin on 20 December 2018

Authors

Gina M. Brown
Ian C.Shaw
Julia J. Rucklidge

Year of Publication

2019

Source

Nutrition, 60, 118-121

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Abstract

Research has begun to identify that Alzheimer's disease that could be targeted by new prevention strategies. This research review hypothesises that the the ketogenic diet could be an effective treatment and prevention for Alzheimer's disease, if ketone production and carbohydrate restriction are included.

Type of Study

*Descriptive analysis

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