Dietary Approaches - Ketogenic Diet Background 

Topic Overview
Ketogenic diets have been around from at least the early 1900’s when they were discovered to have efficacy in the treatment and management of epilepsy in children (1). A ketogenic diet is still used for this purpose; although more recently these diets have gained popularity for the management of obesity and type 2 diabetes (2). It is important to note that the macronutrient ratios and recommendations for the ketogenic diet in the management of pediatric epilepsy
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