The ketogenic diet is a rigid, mathematically calculated, doctor-supervised diet, high in fat and low in carbohydrate and protein, and strictly limits both calories and liquid intake. The diet helps to control seizures and allows many children to become both seizure-free and drug-free. This extensively updated edition covers the many advances that have been made in understanding how the diet works, how it should be used, and its future role as a treatment for children with epilepsy. Also includes recipes.
Audience: Parent, Professional