New Nutrition & Health Info Sheet on the Ketogenic Diet Available!

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Did you know that the ketogenic diet first originated as a treatment for pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy to reduce seizure activity beginning in the 1920’s? In more recent years, the ketogenic diet, which is a strict eating pattern that is high in fat, moderate in protein, and low in carbohydrates, has gained popularity as a method for weight loss and other health benefits. 

Learn more about the characteristics and process of the ketogenic diet, how the ketogenic diet compare to the current 2015 -2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as well as some possible health benefits and adverse effects of ketogenic diet on the latest Nutrition & Health Info Sheet: https://nutrition.ucdavis.edu/outreach/nutr-health-info-sheets/pro-ketogenic-diet

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