“The science of the keto diet suggests that an increase in mental performance, at least to some degree, may occur.”
The Ketogenic Diet and Mental Performance
“These data suggest that diet-induced ketosis may be beneficial in the treatment of neurodegenerative conditions.”
Diet-induced ketosis improves cognitive performance in aged rats.
“… higher levels of ketones appearing to provide a protective effect.”
Inter-relationships among diet, obesity and hippocampal-dependent cognitive function.
“Our results show that the KD increases the number of mitochondria in Aldh5a1(-/-) mice.”
The effects of a ketogenic diet on ATP concentrations and the number of hippocampal mitochondria in Aldh5a1(-/-) mice.
“Following the 6-week intervention period, we observed improved verbal memory performance for the low carbohydrate subjects”
Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment.