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    a diet that aims at a high production of ketones (=substances that are produced when the body breaks down fat) in the body. It consists of a 4:1 ratio of fats to proteins and carbohydrates and is thought to control a number of serious illnesses.

    The ketogenic diet has been called the “new Atkins” and is being taken up by an increasing number of people.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/12/2014
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