Ketogenic Diet: Dietary Treatment for Epilepsy

Key Takeaways from webinar on Ketogenic Diet: Dietary Treatment for Epilepsy recorded on August 2, 2022.

We are thrilled to share with you the key takeaways from the webinar on Ketogenic Diet: Dietary Treatment for Epilepsy. If you missed the webinar, a recording of the session can be found on the EFEPA YouTube Channel and be sure to download a copy of the key takeaways which has a list of useful resources discussed during the webinar.

The ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy. There are many different variations of the ketogenic diet which can fit your needs to make the diet a success for your epilepsy.

  • The ketogenic diet as a treatment for epilepsy should ALWAYS be under the supervision of a dietician and neurologist.
  • The ketogenic diet can be used to treat all seizure types.
  • The ketogenic diet can take time to see effect. Do not be discouraged if you do not see immediate results.
  • The ketogenic diet does not cause weight loss. When working with a dietician you are prescribed a certain number of calories per day. Of course, if weight loss is your goal your calorie amount can be tailored to help with this.

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