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Ketogenic and Modified Atkins Diets: Treatments for Epilepsy and Other Disorders 6ed

by Eric Kossoff, Zahava Turner, Sarah Doerrer, Mackenzie Cervenka and Bobbie Henry Demos Health
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781936303946
Format:
Pbk 376 pages
Price:
AU$44.99 NZ$47.82
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Now in its sixth edition, The Ketogenic and Modified Atkins Diets is the established, authoritative book on these groundbreaking epilepsy treatments. Written for parents, patients, dieticians, and neurologists, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone considering or starting a ketogenic diet for epilepsy or another neurologic disorder. Written by doctors, dieticians, and a pediatric nurse practitioner from the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Ketogenic Diet Center, along with several other experts in the field, this book’s patient-centered content contains answers to almost any question related to the ketogenic and modified Atkins diets, for children and adults. Chapters cover implementation, recipes, fine-tuning the diets, connecting with support groups, the latest research on the effectiveness of the diets, lifestyle changes, and much more.

CONTENTS


 


 


 


 


   Foreword I – Elaine Freeman


 


 


 


 


   Foreword II – Jim Abrahams


 


 


 


 


   Preface


 


 


 


 


   Acknowledgments


 


 


 


 


   SECTION I: Overview of Diet Therapy


 


 


 


 


   1.


   Epilepsy Today and the Place of the Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   2.


   What Is the Ketogenic Diet?


 


 


 


 


   3.


   How Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?


 


 


 


 


   4.


   History of the Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   5.


   Who Is a Candidate for the Ketogenic Diet?


 


 


 


 


   6.


   Can the Diet Be Used Before Medications?


 


 


 


 


   SECTION II: The Classic Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   7.


   Initiating the Ketogenic Diet: How Best to Do It?


 


 


 


 


   8.


   Calculating the Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   9.


   All Those Crazy Supplements!


 


 


 


 


   10.


   KetoDietCalculator


 


 


 


 


   11.


   Fine-Tuning the Diet


 


 


 


 


   12.


   Going Off the Diet


 


 


 


 


   SECTION III: The Modified Atkins Diet (for Children)


 


 


 


 


   13.


   When and Why Should I Use Alternative Diets?


 


 


 


 


   14.


   The History of the Modified Atkins Diet for Epilepsy


 


 


 


 


   15.


   How Do I Use the Modified Atkins Diet?


 


 


 


 


   16.


   Ways to Fine-Tune the Modified Atkins Diet


 


 


 


 


   SECTION IV: Adults and Ketogenic Diets


 


 


 


 


   17.


   History of Using Ketogenic Diets in Adults


 


 


 


 


   18.


   The Adult Epilepsy Diet Center at Johns Hopkins


 


 


 


 


   19.


   Evidence for Effectiveness in Adults


 


 


 


 


   20.


   How to Use the MAD in Adults With Epilepsy


 


 


 


 


   21.


   Unique Issues That Adults Face With Ketogenic Diets


 


 


 


 


   22.


   Tips, Tricks, and Making It Healthy!


 


 


 


 


   SECTION V: Life on Ketogenic Diets


 


 


 


 


   23.


   Parent Support Groups and the Internet


 


 


 


 


   24.


   Side Effects of Ketogenic Diets and Handling Illnesses


 


 


 


 


   25.


   Dealing With the "Nonketo ? World


 


 


 


 


   26.


   Tips for Travel


 


 


 


 


   SECTION VI: Other Therapeutic Diets and Modifications


 


 


 


 


   27.


   The MCT Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   28.


   The Low Glycemic Index Treatment


 


 


 


 


   29.


   Formula-Only Ketogenic Diets


 


 


 


 


   30.


   The Diet for All Cultures, Religions, Food Preferences, and Allergies


 


 


 


 


   SECTION VII: Ketogenic Cooking


 


 


 


 


   31.


   Sample Meal Plans for the Ketogenic Diet


 


 


 


 


   32.


   Modified Atkins Diet Meal Plans and Recipes


 


 


 


 


   33.


   Using Diets Around the World


 


 


 


 


   SECTION VIII: Diets for Conditions Other Than Epilepsy


 


 


 


 


   34.


   Ketogenic Diets and Brain Tumors


 


 


 


 


   35.


   Diet and Dementia


 


 


 


 


   36.


   Autism and the Diet


 


 


 


 


   37.


   Diet and Migraine: Fact and Fiction


 


 


 


 


   SECTION IX: Appendices


 


 


 


 


   A.


   Medications and Vitamins


 


 


 


 


   B.


   Sample Letter of Medical Necessity for Ketogenic Diet Formulas


 


 


 


 


   C.


   Sample Letter for Airplanes


 


 


 


 


   D.


   Keto-Friendly Products and Foods


 


 


 


 


   E.


   Wegmans' List of Foods


 


 


 


 


   F.


   Atkins Carbohydrate Gram Counter


 


 


 


 


   G.


   Physicians Providing the Ketogenic Diet Worldwide


 


 


 


 


   H.


   Routine Ketogenic Diet Lab Studies


 


 


 


 


   I.


   Selected References


 


 


 


 


   Index


 


 

Zahava Turner, Eric Kossoff, Sarah Doerrer, Mackenzie Cervenka and Bobbie Henry