Letter to Editor about 'tumor cells growth and survival time with the ketogenic diet in animal models: A systematic review'

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Date: January-December 2018
Publisher: Medknow Publications and Media Pvt. Ltd.
Document Type: Letter to the editor
Length: 536 words
Lexile Measure: 1190L

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Byline: Shahabeddin. Rezaei, Ahmed. Abdurahman, Maryam. Mahmoudi

Dear Editor,

We have recently read with great interest the article, 'Tumor cells growth and survival time with the ketogenic diet (KD) in animal models: A systematic review' that was written by Khodadadi et al .[1] The topic of the study is interesting and the authors tried to shed light on the probable beneficial effect of KD in cancer through retrieving animal studies. We would like to correct some aspects of this study. First, we would like to correct the definition of KetoCal in this paper. The authors stated that KetoCal is a new KD; however, it is incorrect. KetoCal is one KD formula that was designed to ease the implementation of the KD.[2] Historically, the KD has mainly four kinds namely classical KD, modified Atkins diet,...

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