• An accompanying editorial called for shifting "focus of the diet-heart paradigm away from restricted fat intake and toward reduced consumption of refined carbohydrates. (wordpress.com)
  • Stevens, CE , Turner, Z & Kossoff, EH 2016, ' Hepatic Dysfunction as a Complication of Combined Valproate and Ketogenic Diet ', Pediatric Neurology , vol. 54, pp. 82-84. (elsevier.com)
  • Emerging evidence indicates that the ketogenic diet may correct or otherwise alter a gut microbiota whose fecal microbial composition is different from that in healthy individuals. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • It is the position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. (csvv.cz)
  • The ketogenic diet appears to be an effective therapeutic modality for intractable pediatric epilepsy in TSC, but it did not exhibit guaranteed efficacy over a long-term period, this study concludes. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • Researchers evaluated the positive changes that would take place based on four scenarios, each involving diets with varying amounts of meat. (navs-online.org)
  • A vegetarian diet is defined as one that does not include meat, fish, or fowl. (csvv.cz)
  • Some research studies have identified these "self-described" vegetarians as semivegetarians and have defined semivegetarian as occasional meat eaters who predominately practice a vegetarian diet ( 3 ) or those who eat fish and poultry but less than 1 time per week ( 4 ). (csvv.cz)
  • It's thought that the standard American diet, with its emphasis on red meat (overly yang) and sugary foods (overly yin), can throw the body out of balance and lead to disease. (cancercompassalternateroute.com)
  • The diet is based on the Eastern concepts of yin and yang, which are the two contrasting universal energies believed to be present in all things, including food. (cancercompassalternateroute.com)
  • Further evidence suggests that effectiveness of the ketogenic diet in controlling seizures may rely on the ability of specific bacterial populations to alter a particular chemical modification of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, and thus alter their movement into the central nervous system. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • The ketogenic diet has been used to treat intractable epilepsy for many years, yet the mechanism(s) underlying its effectiveness have not been completely explained. (cureepilepsy.org)
  • Ketogenic diet therapies in adults has expanded in the last two decades and has been accompanied by a surge of new retrospective as well as prospective studies evaluating its efficacy in adults with epilepsy. (cureepilepsy.org)
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