Open Future HealthJeff Volek - Ketogenic Diet Research

Dietician training (RD) from Michigan State University. Masters of Science and PhD in Exercise Physiology for Penn State University.

WWW LinkJeff Volek is a dietician-scientist who has spent fifteen years studying diet and exercise effects on health and performance.

Jeff Volek - Ketogenic Diet Research

Why Is A Low Carb Diet Good for You?

Jeff S. Volek Ph.D., R.D.

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Jeff S. Volek, Ph.D., R.D., is a registered dietitian and Full Professor in the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University. He has published 270 articles examining health and performance effects of low-carbohydrate diets and other dietary supplements including seminal work on creatine, carnitine and whey protein.

My primary area of research is focused on physiological adaptations to low carbohydrate diets with emphasis on outcomes related to metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. I primarily use prospective diet and/or exercise interventions and use sophisticated cellular techniques to understand changes in adiposity, fatty acid and lipoprotein metabolism, inflammation, vascular function, and endocrine adaptations. Our recent studies have suggested a shift in our understanding of the role of dietary carbohydrate restriction.

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