Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002287
Title: Evaluation of effects of ketogenic diet among gym trainers and users
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Proteins are essential nutrients for human body. They are well known as building blocks of body tissue and are an important source of energy. There is a misconception that ketogenic diet is a high-protein diet, but it is actually a mix of fat and protein and zero carbohydrate diet. Materials and Methods: The survey was conducted among gym trainers and users in Chennai. It is a questionnaire-based survey which consisted of 15 questions related to keto diet. The survey was conducted on survey planet. The survey was taken up by 60 participants. Results: More than 75% of the participants are aware of ketogenic diet. However, most of them are not aware of the composition, they are not aware that keto diet has fat content to 70% of gym trainers and users use keto diet for a short-term and gained results. The diet is more effective in males than females. 80% of the people have actually seen drastic weight loss after the keto diet. However, the only disadvantage is it may affect the renal system. Conclusion: Ketogenic diet is considered to be the best way for drastic weight loss in a short time, but prolonged practice of the diet may cause renal system failure.

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    S. Santhosh Bala1, R. Gayathri*1, V. Vishnu Priya2

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    1Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayathri, Department of Biochemistry Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 60, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India

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    S. Santhosh Bala1, R. Gayathri*1, V. Vishnu Priya2

    Title:Evaluation of effects of ketogenic diet among gym trainers and users
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (June)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (929-931)
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    Methodology: survey,Ketogenic, Ketonemia, Protein diet, Renal system,
    Research Materials:Zero carbohydrate diet

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Ketogenic Ketonemia Protein diet Renal system Zero carbohydrate diet

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