Cognition Benefits Keto in patients with epilepsy
Published: 27 Jun 2021
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The is a review paper on the cognitive benefits of the ketogenic diet in patients with epilepsy. The highlights are:
Patients on diet report improvements in alertness, attention, and global cognition.
Cognitive tests confirm diet benefits on alertness, but not global cognition.
Improvements are unrelated to medication use, type of diet, or age of a patient.
Cognitive improvements with ketogenic diet are seen across epilepsy subtypes.
Author: van Berkel et al