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What happens to the human body when adhering to a ketogenic diet? A randomised controlled trial

Research project This low-carbohydrate high-fat diet project is a randomised controlled study with a crossover design in which young normal-weight adult women are given a strict ketogenic diet consisting of low carbohydrate and high fat content or a control group given a diet according to Nordic Nutrition Recommendations. The project studies how a ketogenic diet affects risk factors for metabolic diseases and physical performance.

This low-carbohydrate high-fat diet project is a randomised controlled study with a crossover design in which young normal-weight adult women are given a strict ketogenic diet consisting of low carbohydrate and high fat content or a control group given a diet according to Nordic Nutrition Recommendations. The project studies how a ketogenic diet affects risk factors for metabolic diseases and physical performance.

Head of project

Jonas Buren
Associate professor
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Anna Sjödin
Associate professor
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Project overview

Project period:

Start date: 2015-01-01

Participating departments and units at Umeå University

Department of Food, Nutrition and Culinary Science

Research subject

Food and nutrition