How to Follow a Ketogenic Diet

How to Follow a Ketogenic Diet

August 3, 2019 28 By William Morgan


How to Follow a Ketogenic Diet. The ketogenic diet is for people with epilepsy
who do not respond to treatments, including anti-seizure medicine. You will need Doctor Meal plan Measuring cups
and scale and vitamin and mineral supplements. Consult a doctor before starting this diet. The diet usually begins in the hospital where
the person is observed closely. Step 1. Fast for 24 to 36 hours until the body produces
a moderate to high amount of ketone. Step 2. Keep ketone levels high by following a low-calorie
diet that is high in fat. A meal can include a small piece of fruit,
chicken, and a high-fat item like butter or mayonnaise. Step 3. Follow the diet precisely. Any slip in the diet will make it less effective. Step 4. Measure and weigh all food. Prepare meals in advance to make it easier. Step 5. Take vitamins and minerals. Your body will not get enough nutrients for
healthy growth. Step 6. Contact your doctor if seizures, vomiting,
constipation or behavior changes occur. Did you know An electroencephalogram is a
test to diagnose epilepsy. The test detects electrical activity in the
brain.