Improve Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease Through Keto Diet

Recent randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) have analyzed the effect of ketogenic therapies on delaying the progression of the disease and improving cognitive function. A systematic review evaluated the available data on ketogenic therapy and its effect on patients with Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment. The researchers concluded that while the research is still in its early stages, ketogenic therapy may hold promise for this patient population.

Eligible studies were published in English and compared the effects of ketogenic therapy versus placebo, usual diet, or meals lacking ketogenic agents on mild cognitive impairment and/or Alzheimer’s disease in adult patients.

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