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Does anyone have experience with the ketogenic diet for epilepsy? If so do medications become more potent on the diet?
Here's how to start.: Go for it. Best choice you will ever make for your' health. To get started read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This is the absolutely necessary first step. It is available in audiobook form as well. Then go to Dr. Peter Attia's site (Eatingacademy. Com) and watch the videos he recommends (search on site for "videos peter likes" like Sugar: The Bitter Truth) and then read his articles. ...Read more
Fats and proteins: A ketogenic diet is very low in sugars, almost none. The idea is the ketones from digestion without sugars may lessen seizures. The diet is quite difficult and restrictive. It is typically only used in severe cases where multiple medications are not controlling the seizures. A nutritionist is always involved (along with the neurologist), to ensure that all vitamins and minerals are included. ...Read more
First...: You should be high wiasted and carry weight on the middle for optimal results. Initially keep carb intake below 40g per day. You should become ketogenic. You will notice once weight loss occurs, your lipids will improve almost immediately! It is not a diet: it is a lifestyle! It prevents metabolic syndrome or corrects it, if strictly adhered to. ...Read more
Not dangerous: People get 'ketosis' mixed up with 'keto-acidosis'. Ketosis is the process of burning fat for energy instead of sugar or muscle. This is definitely a GOOD thing for type 2 diabetics. Keto-acidosis is a very dangerous condition that occurs in type 1 diabetics when they are not taking in enough insulin. I have had MANY diabetic 2 patients do with with ketogenic eating plans (sensible) ...Read more
A high-fat, low car-: Bohydrate diet is used with Anti-Epileptic Drugs in some children with seizures refractory to multiple AED's alone, if no metabolic or mitochondrial disease precludes its use. Nutritionists monitor diet & give vitamin & mineral supplements. They reduce seizures in some kids with Lennox-Gastaut, Rett, Dravet, Doose. & GLUT-1 deficiency syndromes, infantile spasms & tuberous sclerosis complex. ...Read more
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http://keto-calculator. Ankerl. Com/
Count calories: When food is consumed it has a certain caloric (heat, energy) content. They are really only three ways that that caloric content can leave the body. 1. Malabsorption (i.e. You don't consume it in the first place, e.g. Diarrhea). 2. Burned off as heat. 3. Burned off as movement. Anything left over is stored as fat. Overthinking diets and body type clouds main concern: reducing caloric intake. ...Read more
What is the health benefits of the ketogenic diet? Lots of buzz, interested in trying it out. Thank you!
Depend.: Ketogenic diets are used to lose weight and is basically 1 portion of fat to protein and also used to treat epilepsy. To be safe, anyone on this diet has to drinks a lot of fluids due to the resulting ketoacidosis. Make sure you are physically healthy and see your pcp first before you launch on this diet. Many people swear that it is effective for weight loss especially with people with diabetes. ...Read more
Go for it.: Go for it. Best choice you will ever make for your' health. To get started read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This is the absolutely necessary first step. It is available in audiobook form as well. Then go to Dr. Peter Attia's site (Eatingacademy. Com) and watch the videos he recommends (search on site for "videos peter likes" like Sugar: The Bitter Truth) and then read his articles. ...Read more
Start slow: I would recommend a graduated walking plan. Start out with 5 minutes, average pace twice a day. Move up 5 minutes every 5-7 days. Ultimately 40-60 minutes of moderate pace would be ideal. Once you are able to do that easily, move into some strength training as well. ...Read more