Obes Facts 2021 21;14(2):222-245. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Dipartimento di Medicina, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy.
Background: The very low-calorie ketogenic diet (VLCKD) has been recently proposed as an appealing nutritional strategy for obesity management. The VLCKD is characterized by a low carbohydrate content (<50 g/day), 1-1.5 g of protein/kg of ideal body weight, 15-30 g of fat/day, and a daily intake of about 500-800 calories. Read More