ACC CardiaCast: CardioNutrition – A Ketogenic Dietary Pattern

What is a ketogenic diet? Is a low-carb diet healthful? In this episode, Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc, FACC, and Kevin Hall, PhD, and discuss a ketogenic dietary pattern, including the following key takeaways:

  • A ketogenic diet typically reduces carbohydrate intake to less than 10% of calories while fat increases.
  • If a ketogenic diet is pursued, consider basing it on an abundance of non-starchy vegetables.

For more, visit www.acc.org/CardioNutrition.




Clinical Topics: Cardiovascular Care Team, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Prevention, Lipid Metabolism, Nonstatins, Diet

Keywords: CardiaCast, Nutritional Requirements, Life Style, Diet, Nutrition Policy, Guidelines as Topic, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Primary Prevention, Fats, Dietary Fats, Fatty Acids, Omega-3, Fatty Acids, Omega-6, Diet, Ketogenic, Carbohydrates, Dietary Carbohydrates, Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted


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