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Ketogenic Diet


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Ketogenic Diet

  1. 1. Ketogenic Diet By Nicole Harpster Stephen Lewis for The New York Times; Food Stylist: Brett Kurzwei
  2. 2. What is a Ketogenic Diet? What is a Ketogenic Diet? Typical meal includes: A A low carb, high fat diet  Moderate protein  A very low carbohydrate intake small amount of protein  Source of natural fats  Some green leafy vegetables
  3. 3. What you can eat:  Meat  Poultry  Fish & Shellfish  Eggs  Cheese  Vegetables  Nuts
  4. 4. Continued, More of What You Can Eat :  Fresh herbs and dry spices  Most oil, butter and cream  Mayo & oil based salad dressings  Artificial sweeteners
  5. 5. A Ketogenic diet is healthy:  Eliminates carbohydrates and replaces them with healthy fats and proteins  Causes you to lose weight quickly, efficiently and safely  You’ll  Can have more energy reduce many serious health issues
  6. 6. The Ketogenic Diet is used:  As a drug free cancer treatment  To improve Epilepsy treatment  To help people with Alzheimer's disease  To provide mitochondrial support for many different types of neurological disorders  To give diabetics control over their blood sugar  To eliminate gluten allergy symptoms  To relieve symptoms of other allergic conditions
  7. 7. How Ketogenic Diet is a Drug Free Cancer Treatment:    Cancer cells need glucose to thrive carbs turn into glucose, which then feed all cells including cancer cells Instead of the cells using glucose for energy they absorb ketones  cancer cells are not able to use ketones as an alternative energy source  By cutting the carbohydrates out of your diet the cancer cells starve
  8. 8. Current cancer Treatments:  The Ketogenic diet can be used to assist in the patients existing cancer treatment  It has also been used as the patients only cancer treatment  Two of the most common cancer treatments are Chemotherapy and Radiation.  Although they can be quite effective the side effects can be very extreme
  9. 9. Side effects of: Chemotherapy  Nausea  Vomiting  Hair loss  Fatigue  Extreme weight loss Radiation:  Diarrhea  Hair loss in treated area  Mouth Problems  Swelling  Urinary and bladder changes The Ketogenic Diet has very few side effects including weight loss, constipation, menstrual irregularities.
  10. 10. The Ketogenic Diet: The Ketogenic Diet is becoming more and more popular with its many uses from diets to serious treatments The End
  11. 11. Works Cited: Ketogenic Diet May Be Key to Cancer Recovery. March 10, 2013 Starving Cancer: Ketogenic Diet a Key to Recovery. Lorie Johnson. June 21, 2013 What To Eat on a Ketogenic Diet. Anthony Mangia. February 16, 2012 Epilepsy’s Big Fat Miracle. FRED VOGELSTEIN. Published: November 17, 2010 About Epilepsy. Ketogenic Diet. History and Origin of the Ketogenic Diet. James W. Wheless.