The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that in medicine is used mainly to treat hard-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates.
|Alcohol||Unsweetened drinks allowed|
|Meat and poultry|
|Oil and butter|
|Sauces||Sauces without sugar and starch are allowed (limited)|
|Soft drinks||Unsweetened drinks allowed|
|Vegetables||Root vegetables and tubers are limited|