Study finds ketogenic diet improves memory in adults with cognitive impairment

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Those on the ketogenic diet showed significant improvements in verbal memory compared to the other group. The higher their ketone levels, measured in urine, the better their verbal memory.

Robert Krikorian, Ph.D., of the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, and colleagues believe that ketones provide ready fuel for the brain, and may enhance cognitive function.


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