The emphasis of the diet is high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrates and therefore certainly not designed for any weight loss since it’s the opposite of another diet you can consider.
Scientific studies however have demonstrated that this diet can help with decreasing or preventing epilepsy in kids even the difficult to take care of cases that couldn’t be controlled by drugs. It’s been medically shown that over half of those kids that go with this diet have a 50% decrease in their own seizures and at least 10-15 percent become seizure free.
The majority of the kids on the Keto OS continue to carry their own seizure medications however some are able to take smaller doses today that they’re on this diet plan and based on their doctor this reduction may be started, safely, as early as the initiation phase of the diet plan.
Be very aware however that when the kid goes away the diet [even for a single meal] the consequence of this diet might be missing, it’s quite tricky for the parent to get the kid to keep that diet 100 percent, particularly in case the kids elephants are eating normal diets also have free access to this refrigerator. Strict control over the child is necessary and a dietitian can help out with designing a ketogenic diet that’s intriguing and comprising a number of their youngster’s favorite foods.
• Protein: Cheese omelet, olive oil and wheat broccoli
• Snack: Wedge of cheese
• Lunch: Hamburger patty topped with cheese and a salad with lettuce
• Snack: Protein shake using coconut oil
• Dinner: Salmon with asparagus and olive oil
This Keto OS forces the body to burning fats instead of carbohydrates [like the Atkins diet] and this creates glucose that we all know helps with the operation of the body and mind. This is a result of the very low carbo intake that forces the liver to convert fats to ketones and as more ketones are made that the body goes into a state of ketosis, this is helpful to the kids with hard to deal with epilepsy as ketosis functions as an anti-convulsive.