24. Ketogenic Dietary Therapy in India

  1. Elizabeth Neal RD PhD
  1. Janak Nathan

Published Online: 7 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702772.ch24

Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy

Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy

How to Cite

Nathan, J. (2012) Ketogenic Dietary Therapy in India, in Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy (ed E. Neal), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702772.ch24

Author Information

  1. Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670415

Online ISBN: 9781118702772

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Keywords:

  • β-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB);
  • Cumin seeds;
  • Ketogenic dietary (KD) therapy, India;
  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA);
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA);
  • Saffron;
  • Saturated fatty acids (SFA);
  • Soy;
  • Turmeric

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Use of the Ketogenic Diet in India

  • Use of Soy

  • Use of Spices

  • Normalization of Lipids

  • Maintaining Uric Acid in the Normal Range

  • Use of Blood Ketones to Improve Efficacy

  • Use of High PUFA to Improve Efficacy

  • Use of KD in Other Neurological Conditions

  • Spreading the Use of KD in India

  • Acknowledgements

  • References