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The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet primarily used to treat difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet mimics aspects of starvation by forcing the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates.
What happens when you eliminate sugar and adopt the keto diet?

What happens when you eliminate sugar and adopt the keto diet?

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

High-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may improve brain function and memory in older adults

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

New drug could open up avenues for treatment of neonatal epilepsy

Why you should include natural sources of fiber in your diet

Why you should include natural sources of fiber in your diet

Breakthrough study may lead to development of new, effective drugs for epilepsy

Breakthrough study may lead to development of new, effective drugs for epilepsy

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Eat intuitively, not restrictively

Eat intuitively, not restrictively

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

Females on ketogenic diet fail to show metabolic benefits in animal model

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

Scientists can monitor brain activity to predict epileptic seizures few minutes in advance

Scientists can monitor brain activity to predict epileptic seizures few minutes in advance

Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction, suggests study

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Ketogenic diet may raise risk of diabetes finds study

Ketogenic diet may raise risk of diabetes finds study

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

New studies on fat cell filling, history of biochemistry, and ketogenic diet

New studies on fat cell filling, history of biochemistry, and ketogenic diet

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

UCI research team uncovers new unexpected mode of neurotransmitter-based communication

OSU professor illustrates role of ketogenic diets on performance improvement in athletes

OSU professor illustrates role of ketogenic diets on performance improvement in athletes

Researchers develop new drug-testing platform for epilepsy

Researchers develop new drug-testing platform for epilepsy