Neuroprotective and Disease-Modifying Effects of the Ketogenic Diet

  title={Neuroprotective and Disease-Modifying Effects of the Ketogenic Diet},
  author={Maciej Gasiora and Michael A. Rogawskia and Adam L. Hartmana},
  • Maciej Gasiora, Michael A. Rogawskia, Adam L. Hartmana
  • Published 2016
The ketogenic diet has been in clinical use for over 80 years, primarily for the symptomatic treatment of epilepsy. A recent clinical study has raised the possibility that exposure to the ketogenic diet may confer long-lasting therapeutic benefits for patients with epilepsy. Moreover, there is evidence from uncontrolled clinical trials and studies in animal models that the ketogenic diet can provide symptomatic and disease-modifying activity in a broad range of neurodegenerative disorders… CONTINUE READING
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