Studies Show This Diet to Reduce Seizures By Fifty Percent
Over seventy studies show the ketogenic diet to reduce the frequency of seizures by fifty percent in children. Many became completely seizure free. The ketogenic diet has been used clinically for over 80 years for seizures in epilepsy. It is both safe and effective.
A ketogenic diet consists of protein eaten with 80-90 percent good fats such as olive oil, coconut oil, macadamia nut oil, and avocado. An additional strong component of this diet is the elimination of processed carbohydrates. This causes the body to burn fat instead of sugar, or glucose.
What the Studies Say
“The ketogenic diet is an established and effective nonpharmacological treatment for epilepsy (Vining et al., 1998; Stafstrom, 2004; Sinha and Kossoff, 2005). Although the diet is useful in people of all ages, clinical experience suggests that it may be more valuable in children…”
Forty-nine percent of the children in this cohort experienced a nearly complete (≥ 90%) resolution in seizures…..
Low carb, high fat diets may reduce seizures in tough-to-treat epilepsy
Date: October 29, 2014
Source: American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Sixty one percent had over a fifty percent reduction in seizures while five percent had a complete elimination of theirs. Results from the diet occurred in just days to weeks.
An individual must stay on the diet for continued results.
Efficacy of the ketogenic diet for infantile spasms.
Pediatrics. 2002 May;109(5):780-3.
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