Ketogenic dietary therapy for epilepsy and other disorders: current perspectives

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Neal EG;
(2014)

Elizabeth G Neal 1Matthew's Friends Clinics, Lingfield, UK, 2UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK Abstract: The ketogenic diet (KD) is a high-fat, restricted-carbohydrate regime, originally designed to mimic metabolic responses to fasting and has been used... View more
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