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Effect of a very low-calorie ketogenic diet on food and alcohol cravings, physical and sexual activity, sleep disturbances, and quality of life in obese patients
Castro, A.I. (CIBER de Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn). Instituto Salud Carlos III)
Gomez Arbelaez, D. (Universidad de Santander)
Crujeiras, A.B. (CIBER de Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn). Instituto Salud Carlos III)
Granero, Roser (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psicobiologia i de Metodologia de les Ciències de la Salut)
Aguera, Z. (Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge. Departament de Psiquiatria)
Jiménez-Murcia, Susana (Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge (IBIDELL))
Sajoux, I. (Medical Department Pronokal. Pronokal Group)
Lopez Jaramillo, P. (Fundacion Oftalmologica de Santander (FOSCAL))
Fernández Aranda, Fernando (Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge)
Casanueva, F.F. (CIBER de Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn). Instituto Salud Carlos III)

Date: 2018
Abstract: Psychological well-being and hunger and food control are two relevant factors involved in the success of weight-loss therapy in treating obesity. Thus, this study aims to evaluate food and alcohol cravings, physical and sexual activity, sleep, and life quality (QoL) in obese patients following a very low-calorie ketogenic (VLCK) diet, as well as the role of weight lost and ketosis on these parameters. A battery of psychological test was performed in twenty obese patients (12 females, 47. 2 ± 10. 2 year and BMI of 35. 5 ± 4. 4) through the course of a 4-month VLCK diet on four subsequent visits: baseline, maximum ketosis, reduced ketosis, and endpoint. Each subject acted as their own control. Relevantly, the dietary-induced changes in body composition (7. 7 units of BMI lost, 18 kg of fat mass (1. 2 kg of visceral fat mass)) were associated with a statistically significant improvement in food craving scores, physical activity, sleepiness, and female sexual function. Overall, these results also translated in a notable enhancement in QoL of the treated obese patients. Therefore, the rapid and sustained weight and fat mass (FM) loss induced by the VLCK diet is associated with good food control and improvements in the psychological well-being parameters in obese subjects, which could contribute to the long-term success of this therapy.
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció FIS/PI17/01167
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció FIS/PI14/01012
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció ISCIII/CIBERobn/CB06/003
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció ISCIII/Miguel Servet/CP17/00088
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Subject: Ketogenic diet ; Very low-energy diet ; PNK method ; Protein diet ; Obesity ; Food addition ; Sleep quality ; Sexual function ; QoL
Published in: Nutrients, Vol. 10 Núm. 10 (october 2018) , p. 1348, ISSN 2072-6643

DOI: 10.3390/nu10101348
PMID: 30241426


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