A feature of ketosis is that it Answer occurs from lack of protein in the diet. Occurs when fats are partially oxidized. Results from excess acetoacetate in the diet. Results from excess carbohydrate in the diet?


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The most common cause of ketosis (acetone breath), is the partial oxidation of fats (which produces ketones, hence the name). A lack of protein in the diet is sometimes a contributory factor. There ar also diabetic connections. I answered this question in a lot more detail in the past, you might find it is still in the blurtit database from way back.

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