Items Tagged ‘ketogenic diet’

Keto diet: is it a sound strategy for weight loss?

March 8, 2019

Keto diet: is it a sound strategy for weight loss?

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Ketones are substances formed in the liver when stored fats are broken down. They are a primary source of energy during periods of starvation. A ketogenic (keto) diet forces your body to use ketones as fuel (a state called ketosis) all the time. While the ketogenic diet is primarily used to help reduce the frequency […]

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Tags: Clinical Nutrition Clinic, epileptic seizures, keto diet, ketogenic diet, ketones, ketosis, weight loss


November 16, 2018

Treating Total Patient

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“Dr. Jason Lerner was one of the few doctors who believed me when I said Kourtney was having absence seizures,” says Kathy Daigle, mother to 14-year-old Kourtney Daigle. Also pictured is Kourtney’s father, Ken Daigle. Kathy continues, “He’s been treating Kourtney since she was 3. He’s an amazing doctor and he takes a really holistic […]

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Tags: Adolescent Epilepsy Center, Anxiety, Dr. Jason Lerner, ketogenic diet, nutritionist, psychiatrist, seizures, teen epilepsy