Category: "Ketogenic Diet"

First Guidelines for Keto Diets in Adults With Epilepsy Released

First Guidelines for Keto Diets in Adults With Epilepsy Released

n international panel of experts has published the first set of recommendations based on current clinical practices and scientific evidence for using ketogenic diet therapies (KDTs) in adults with drug-resistant epilepsy. Just as in children with epilepsy, KDTs can be safe and effective in adults with epilepsy but should only be undertaken with the support of […]

Three Diets Cut Seizures in Kids with Intractable Epilepsy

Three Diets Cut Seizures in Kids with Intractable Epilepsy

Trial compares major ketogenic diet therapy methods Three major methods of providing ketogenic diet therapy reduced seizures in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, the randomized DIET trial showed. Median reduction in seizure burden was similar with the ketogenic diet, the modified Atkins diet, and the low glycemic index therapy diet, though neither the modified Atkins nor low glycemic […]

Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: How Ketosis Can Help Reduce Seizures

Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: How Ketosis Can Help Reduce Seizures

Ketogenic diets have caught the imagination of the public. Many people swear by the ketogenic diet benefits. We are going to let you know about the ketogenic diet and its amazing benefits in decreasing seizures in epilepsy. The ketogenic diet and epilepsy are not necessarily two groups of words you think of as being used […]

Efficacy of Dietary Therapies in Childhood Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Efficacy of Dietary Therapies in Childhood Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Although the ketogenic diet (KD) is the most effective dietary therapy for childhood drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), the modified Atkins diet (MAD) and low-glycemic index therapy (LGIT) are also effective, better tolerated, and less restrictive, according to research presented at the 2019 American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting, held May 4 to 10 in Philadelphia. The presentation provided […]

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