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ketogenic diet

ketogenic diet (kee-toh-jen-ik) n. a diet that promotes the formation of ketone bodies in the tissues, in which the principal energy source is fat rather than carbohydrate.

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ketogenic diet

ketogenic diet A diet poor in carbohydrate (20–30 g) and rich in fat; causes accumulation of ketone bodies in tissue.

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