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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.
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

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Study reveals unexpected mechanism that induces thirst after alcohol or sugar exposure

Dietary fats play varied roles in disease

Dietary fats play varied roles in disease

Nutritionists explore the link between diet, obesity and cancer

Nutritionists explore the link between diet, obesity and cancer

UA scientist develops database to alert physicians about carbohydrate count in medications

UA scientist develops database to alert physicians about carbohydrate count in medications

The ketogenic diet could delay the effects of aging, say experts

The ketogenic diet could delay the effects of aging, say experts

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

CHOP researchers explore effective nutritional therapies for mitochondrial disease

Understanding obesity-cancer link to develop effective prevention strategies

Understanding obesity-cancer link to develop effective prevention strategies

Ketogenic diet prolongs life and improves memory and physical functions in aged mice find researchers

Ketogenic diet prolongs life and improves memory and physical functions in aged mice find researchers

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus