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Keto diet / No carbs For Alzheimer / Dementia

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Keto diet / No carbs For Alzheimer / Dementia

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The low carbs keto diet for Alzheimer is being thoroughly investigated now as a potential solution for the treatment and prevention of this disease. But still, this suggestion is under scrutiny and subject to an on-going debate. On one hand, many medical and healthcare experts believe that this diet can help in preventing and reversing Alzheimer's

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Dr. Stephen Cunnane obtained his PhD in Physiology from McGill
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Chris Kresser, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist and functional medicine
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- Taylor, M. K., Sullivan, D. K., Mahnken, J. D., Burns, J. M., & Swerdlow, R. H. (2018). Feasibility and efficacy data from a ketogenic diet intervention in Alzheimers disease. Alzheimers & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions,4, 28-36. doi:10.1016/j.trci.2017.11.002

- Lange, K., Lange, K., Makulska-Gertruda, E., Nakamura, Y., Reissmann, A., Kanaya, S., & Hauser, J. (2017). Ketogenic diets and Alzheimer’s disease. Food Science and Human Wellness,6(1), 1-9.

- Gasior, M., Rogawski, M. A., & Hartman, A. L. (2006). Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet. Behavioural Pharmacology,17(5-6), 431-439. doi:10.1097/00008877-200609000-00009

- Ota, M., Matsuo, J., Ishida, I., Hattori, K., Teraishi, T., Tonouchi, H., . . . Kunugi, H. (2016). Effect of a ketogenic meal on cognitive function in elderly adults: Potential for cognitive enhancement. Psychopharmacology,233(21-22), 3797-3802. doi:10.1007/s00213-016-4414-7

- Krikorian, R., Shidler, M. D., Dangelo, K., Couch, S. C., Benoit, S. C., & Clegg, D. J. (2012). Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment. Neurobiology of Aging,33(2). doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2010.10.006 

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