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Ketogenic Diet Proves Effective in Controlling Seizures

According to CBS News, a ketogenic diet may be the solution to combating seizures when prescription drugs prove ineffective. A study published in Neurology shows that 32 percent of people treated with the ketogenic diet saw improvements in seizure control by as much as 50 percent.  For Jackson Small, a 10-year-old resident of Orlando, Florida, the results were even better than expected. After seeing no improvements in his condition despite taking several medications, Jackson’s mother placed him on a strict high-fat diet, low-carb, low-protein diet. After four months of eating  butter, bacon, heavy cream, eggs, and mayonnaise, Jackson was seizure-free.

Read the article published by CBS News.

Read the study published in Neurology.