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http://www.nutritionj.com/content/7/1/30/abstract/ Spanish Ketogenic Mediterranean diet: a healthy cardiovascular diet for weight loss Joaquín Pérez-Guisado email, Andrés Muñoz-Serrano email and Ángeles Alonso-Moraga email Department of Genetic, University of Córdoba, Campus of Rabanales, Córdoba, Spain author email corresponding author email Nutrition Journal 2008, 7:30doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-30 Published: 26 October 2008 Abstract Background Ketogenic diets are an effective healthy way of losing weight since they promote a non-atherogenic lipid profile, lower blood pressure and decrease resistance to insulin with an improvement in blood levels of glucose and insulin. On the other hand, Mediterranean diet is well known to be one of the healthiest diets, being the basic ingredients of such diet the olive oil, red wine and vegetables. In Spain the fish is an important component of such diet. The objective of this study was to determine the dietary effects of a protein ketogenic diet rich in olive oil, salad, fish and red wine. iets.