Ketogenic

Ketogenic Foods
By Maxwell Crispo, ND

The ketogenic diet is gaining increasing attention and popularity in the mainstream. The name and concept, unknown to most only a few years ago, is now well-recognized in many North American households. Medical literature, however, dates back as far as the Hippocratic era investigating the therapeutic efficacy of dietary interventions that induce ketosis.1 While varying degrees of clinical evidence supports this nutritional modification in conditions such as epilepsy,Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s,3 brain tumours,4 and obesity,5 the...

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