Ketogenic Diet Case Study

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION: KETOGENIC DIET For decades, we have provided dietary advice that was considered inaccurate at best. In the worst case, some of this information is shown to be completely wrong. Nutritionists and doctors know that some studies since 1950 has been seriously handled. The reason is that many of these studies, financing companies that produce food and feed additives that are not good for us. These studies lay the foundation of the food pyramid that has been taught in schools since 1960, and have brought us to what we have said is a "healthy diet." Originally developed in 1924 by Dr. Russell Wilder at Mayo Clinic, ketogenic diet has been very effective in the treatment of epilepsy that does not respond to current drugs against the disease. Despite studies demonstrating the effectiveness of the system was to treat people, especially in young children, fell…show more content…
Insulin is a hormone, storage, responsible for transmission Nutritional output of blood flow to the target tissue. For example, insulin causes glucose stored as glycogen in the muscles and FFA stored in adipose tissue as triglycerides. Glucagon fuel mobilization hormone stimulates the body to break down glycogen stores, in particular, the liver, at a glucose concentration in the supply of blood from the body. Carbohydrates are removed from the feed insulin levels and reduce levels of glucagon increase. This results in an increased release of free fatty acids from fat cells and increase the burning of FFA liver. The accelerated combustion of free fatty acids in the liver, which ultimately leads to the production of ketones and the metabolic state of ketosis. In addition, the number of insulin and glucagon other hormones also affected, which all contribute to the change in the fuel consumption of carbohydrates, and

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