High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

October 29, 2014 9:04 PM

16 0

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could help control epilepsy that is difficult to treat, according to new research.

A review of five studies found that a ketogenic, or modified Atkins diet, that focuses on foods like bacon, eggs, heavy cream, butter, fish and green vegetables, could help reduce seizures in adults whose condition doesn't improve with medication.

Read more

To category page