February 23, 2021
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Disclosures: Westenbrink and Yurista report no relevant financial disclosures. Please see the study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures.
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Ketosis, as achieved via ketogenic diet or supplements, may improve cardiometabolic health in patients with CVD, particularly HF, according to a review published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
“We found that data from experimental and human studies suggest ketone bodies exert protective effects on patients with heart disease. As heart disease remains the leading killer worldwide, determining new ways to offer cardiac protection is vital to this patient population,” B. Daan Westenbrink, MD, PhD, cardiologist and translational scientist at University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands, said in a press release…