Ketogenic Diet

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 is the Ketogenic Diet?

The ketogenic diet is a special diet designed to help children with epilepsy that fails to respond adequately to routine anti-epileptic medications. A typical ketogenic diet is made up of the following...

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Study reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

Study reveals cognitive benefits of ketogenic diet in aged mice

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

How ketone bodies contribute to brain health and memory preservation

Ketogenic diet improves metabolic and mental health in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder patients, study finds

Ketogenic diet improves metabolic and mental health in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder patients, study finds

Ketogenic diet shows promise in treating anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders, study finds

Ketogenic diet shows promise in treating anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders, study finds

Ketogenic diets linked to cellular aging in vital organs, new study finds

Ketogenic diets linked to cellular aging in vital organs, new study finds

Continuous long-term ketogenic diet may induce cellular senescence in multiple organs

Continuous long-term ketogenic diet may induce cellular senescence in multiple organs

Ketogenic diet boosts mental health: Study reveals reduced stress and improved mood

Ketogenic diet boosts mental health: Study reveals reduced stress and improved mood

Keto diet enhances fungal meningitis treatment

Keto diet enhances fungal meningitis treatment

Ketogenic diet a potential therapy for autism by reshaping gut bacteria and brain inflammation

Ketogenic diet a potential therapy for autism by reshaping gut bacteria and brain inflammation

Ketone supplement boosts efficacy of prostate cancer immunotherapy

Ketone supplement boosts efficacy of prostate cancer immunotherapy

Exploring the potential of ketogenic diets in managing epilepsy

Exploring the potential of ketogenic diets in managing epilepsy

CMS121 holds promise for treating metabolic diseases

CMS121 holds promise for treating metabolic diseases

Ketogenic diet offers hope for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy

Ketogenic diet offers hope for infants with drug-resistant epilepsy

Ketogenic diet can be a powerful aid in treating mental illness

Ketogenic diet can be a powerful aid in treating mental illness

Ketogenic diet delays the early stages of Alzheimer's-related memory loss in mice

Ketogenic diet delays the early stages of Alzheimer's-related memory loss in mice

Hope for PDCD and Cure Mito Foundation unveil joint patient registry

Hope for PDCD and Cure Mito Foundation unveil joint patient registry

The balance and variety approach to navigating diet culture

The balance and variety approach to navigating diet culture

Can dietary patterns impact stomach cancer risk?

Can dietary patterns impact stomach cancer risk?

Ketogenic diet boosts brain's natural calm to combat epilepsy

Ketogenic diet boosts brain's natural calm to combat epilepsy

Ketogenic diet shows promise in curbing cravings in alcohol use disorder patients

Ketogenic diet shows promise in curbing cravings in alcohol use disorder patients

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