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Diet, Ketogenic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diet, Ketogenic
Tree Number(s)
E02.642.249.245.500
G07.203.650.240.245.500
Unique ID
D055423
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055423
Scope Note
A course of food intake that is high in FATS and low in CARBOHYDRATES. This diet provides sufficient PROTEINS for growth but insufficient amount of carbohydrates for the energy needs of the body. A ketogenic diet generates 80-90% of caloric requirements from fats and the remainder from proteins.
Entry Term(s)
Ketogenic Diet
Previous Indexing
Diet Therapy (1964-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2018; see KETOGENIC DIET 2009-2017
History Note
2018 (2009)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2017/06/30
Diet, Ketogenic Preferred
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