Types of Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy

In a previous blog post, we looked at how the ketogenic diet could be used as a treatment option for both children and adults with refractory epilepsy. When we look at the practical use of the ketogenic diet, there are more than one option that can be followed. All the forms of ketogenic diets f ...

Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that is associated with a disruption in the normal electrical activity within the brain. The main symptom of this abnormal brain activity results in repeated seizures, which can range from brief lapses to severe and prolonged convulsio ...

Ketogenic Diet and Parkinson's Disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition generally indicated by nerve cell damage and cell death. It results from a deterioration of dopamine producing cells in the brain (an area known as substantia nigra). This lack of dopamine in the bra ...

Expert's Insight: Is a Very Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet Healthy?

Is a very low-carb diet suitable for you? What are the pros and cons and what you should expect from it? These and other questions are answered by Franziska Spritzler from Low Carb Dietitian. Franziska is a certified dietitian and has personal experience with very low-carb ketogenic diets! Very ...

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