Understanding the Ketogenic Diet
If you or someone you love is living with epilepsy, you’ve probably heard about a special diet that is sometimes used to help control seizures. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to reduce or prevent seizures in some people with epilepsy, often for those whose seizures cannot be controlled by medication and/or surgery.
The ketogenic diet is often associated with children. But recent studies suggest that the diet is not only effective in children, but it can be used for adults, as well.
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