Sun, 06/15/2008
Editor’s Note: I asked Beth Zupec-Kania to write about her recent experiences starting the diet in the Middle East. Although Israel (and one center in Saudi Arabia) have been using the ketogenic diet for many years, other regions have not been....
Thu, 05/15/2008
By Eric Kossoff, MD Having just returned from the first-ever meeting devoted entirely to the ketogenic diet that was truly designed to be an international collaboration, I can honestly say I am both exhausted and exhilarated! This three day meeting...
Tue, 04/15/2008
For Jewish families trying to follow the dietary restrictions of Passover (which includes avoiding leavened bread and many other foods including corn, rice and flour), sticking with the ketogenic or modified Atkins diet can seem all but impossible....
Wed, 04/02/2008
Although the ketogenic diet is increasingly being used as a “first-line” treatment for certain types of epilepsy, it is more commonly used in children with difficult to control seizures. Because of this, the diet is often initiated in patients who...
Mon, 03/03/2008
When food becomes a focal point of a holiday, it can become a challenge for parents with children on the ketogenic diet. The springtime holidays of Passover and Easter are no different. Although the modified Atkins diet is gaining in popularity and...

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