Studies related to Ketone Bodies and Fish Oil

The Influence Of N-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids And Very Low Calorie Diet During A Short-term Weight Reducing Regimen On Weight Loss And Serum Fatty Acid Composition In Severely Obese Women

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 20
Sex Female
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
In severly obese women subject to a very low calorie diet, the inclusion of 2.1g of fish oil outperformed saline for increasing the amount of weight lost over the course of 21 days (by 24%) which was associated with an increase in serum ketone bodies.