Chapter 16. Ketogenic Diets

  1. Vanessa Shaw and
  2. Margaret Lawson
  1. Liz Neal and
  2. Gwynneth McGrath

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch16

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Neal, L. and McGrath, G. (2007) Ketogenic Diets, in Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, Third Edition (eds V. Shaw and M. Lawson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692004.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134934

Online ISBN: 9780470692004

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Keywords:

  • epilepsy;
  • carbohydrate regimen;
  • triglycerides;
  • paediatrician

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Efficacy

  • Mode of action

  • Indications and contraindications

  • Implementation

  • Calculating the diet

  • Meal distribution

  • Free foods

  • Recipes

  • Vitamins and minerals

  • Fluid requirements

  • Initiating the diet

  • Fine tuning the diet

  • Management of illness

  • Which ketogenic diet?

  • Enteral feeds

  • Monitoring the diet

  • Adverse effects

  • Duration and discontinuation of the diet

  • Keto PAG

  • References