* * *ketogenic diet n a diet supplying a large amount of fat and minimal amounts of carbohydrate and protein and used esp. formerly in epilepsy to produce a ketosis and alter the degree of bodily alkalinity
* * *a diet that promotes the formation of ketone bodies in the tissues. A ketogenic diet is one in which the principal energy source is fat rather than carbohydrate.
* * *a diet that contains a large amount of fat with minimal amounts of protein and carbohydrate, in order to produce ketosis; called also high fat d.
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