The Ketogenic Diet

  title={The Ketogenic Diet},
  author={Sanjay Kalra and Rajiv Singla and Rahul Rosha and Munish Dhawan and Deepak Khandelwal and Bharti Kalra},
  journal={US endocrinology},
The ketogenic diet (KD) is not a new treatment option. In fact, biblical descriptions exist regarding the value of fasting to control seizures. In 1921, Geyelin1 made the earliest scientific observations about the relationship between fasting and seizures, specifically noting that some patients were seizure-free during fast. Later that same year, Wilder speculated that ketonemia has a sedative effect on the brain, mimicking anesthesia. He suggested that, if given enough fat, the body would be… 
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