Heather R. Johnson, Author at Endocrinology Advisor

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Keto Diet Reduces Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

According to the study, individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) show elevated brain metabolism of acetate at the expense of glucose. The study authors hypothesized that a shift in energy substrates during withdrawal may contribute to withdrawal severity
and neurotoxicity in AUD and that a ketogenic diet may mitigate these effects.

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