Dietary treatment of epilepsy: practical implementation of by Elizabeth Neal

By Elizabeth Neal

Epilepsy is a standard persistent neurological affliction characterized through recurrent unprovoked seizures, and impacts 50 million humans around the globe. nearly 30% of those do not need seizure keep watch over in spite of the easiest to be had medicines, accordingly renewed and lengthening curiosity within the use of nutritional remedies to regard epilepsy. those remedies contain the conventional ketogenic diets but in addition the more moderen converted Atkins vitamin and occasional glycaemic index treatment.
The ketogenic vitamin is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate nutrition that during drugs is used essentially to regard refractory epilepsy in youngsters, and calls for the devoted help of a multi-disciplinary crew together with medical professionals and dietitians. Dietary remedy of Epilepsy: functional Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy offers complete and useful education on all points of imposing and coping with nutritional remedies for epilepsy, with key chapters on evaluate, calculations, implementation, tracking and complications.
Edited by way of a hugely revered specialist within the box supported by means of a powerful workforce of individuals, it is a must-have source for paediatric dietitians and different individuals of the remedy crew.

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