Can The Ketogenic Diet Be Safely Started at Home?

The ketogenic diet is typically started in the hospital for safety reasons. This means that the child must wait for a hospital bed to become available, and must spend some... Continue Reading

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Healthcare Usage and Impact of the Ketogenic Diet for Children with Epilepsy in Ontario

The ketogenic diet is a well-established and effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy. However, the diet is underused because many hospitals lack the qualified dietitians needed to administer the diet. Dr.... Continue Reading

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Comparing the Classic Ketogenic Diet to Less Restrictive Diets

In the classic ketogenic diet, fat makes up 90% of the calories. Although proven to be effective for managing seizures, the classic ketogenic diet is strict and can be unpleasant... Continue Reading

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Does Fish Oil Stop Seizures When Added to a Normal Diet?

Although the classic ketogenic diet – which is high in fats, low in carbohydrates and provides adequate protein – has been proven effective for managing seizures, it is often hard... Continue Reading

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