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Food science: Fat chance

Nature volume 511, pages S14S15 (10 July 2014) | Download Citation

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For children with epilepsy whose condition is resistant to medication, a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet may help bring their seizures under control.

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  • 14 July 2014

    The article incorrectly stated that ice cream is part of the ketogenic diet. In fact, this diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates and does not include foods high in sugar. High fat dairy products such as cream and butter can play a role in the diet as well as plant-based oils.

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