Diet and epilepsy
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Diet and epilepsy by Kristopher J. Bough

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Published by Nova Science in New York .
Written in English


  • Epilepsy -- Diet therapy,
  • Ketogenic diet -- Therapeutic use,
  • Epilepsy -- diet therapy,
  • Diet, Carbohydrate-Restricted,
  • Dietary Fats -- therapeutic use,
  • Ketone Bodies -- therapeutic use,
  • Ketosis

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKristopher J. Bough, Douglas A. Eagles, and Eric Kossoff.
ContributionsEagles, Douglas A., Kossoff, Eric.
LC ClassificationsRC374.K46 B68 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23675195M
ISBN 109781604562668
LC Control Number2007048713

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The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used primarily to treat refractory epilepsy in children, and requires the dedicated support of a multi-disciplinary team including doctors and dietitians. The diet helps with many types of epilepsy, but works especially well with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, myoclonic astatic epilepsy (Doose syndrome), and others. Some pediatric epilepsy syndromes. The "classic" ketogenic diet is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures in some people with epilepsy. It is prescribed by a physician and carefully monitored by a dietitian. It is usually used in children with seizures that do not respond to medications. It is stricter than the modified Atkins diet, requiring. Carbohydrates provide energy and are found in foods such as potatoes, bread, pasta and rice. Wholegrain versions of these foods provide extra vitamins, minerals and fibre (which helps to remove waste from the body). Fats can be found in oils, oily fish, nuts and seeds.

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