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KetoDietCalculator: Calculating Ketogenic Meals

Although ketogenic diets are riding a wave of popularity, it’s fascinating to know the history of this discovery and how it evolved. The Charlie Foundation is celebrating 100 years since the invention of ketogenic metabolic therapy. In the 1920s, Dr. Russel Wilder at the Mayo Clinic began using a ketogenic...

How to Calibrate Your Gram Scale

The instructions below are copied from the instruction manual that comes with the gram scale sold through the Charlie Foundation Keto Store. These instructions do not apply to other model gram scales. It is recommended you check the calibration of your scale at least monthly. To check the calibration, weigh...

A Very Keto Halloween!

Halloween may look a little different this year, but there are still plenty of ways to make Halloween special while on keto therapy! Please follow all local guidance and consider your individual health and safety needs when considering Halloween activities during the pandemic. The CDC has provided some general guidance...

Adrianna Stephenson, keto advocate and super woman

Adrianna Stephenson is the mother of two, a ketogenic diet advocate, and crusader for eating real (not processed) food. Her 4 year old son, Parker was diagnosed with a brain tumor and over the past 2 years they’ve used the ketogenic diet, alongside standard of care including surgery and chemotherapy....

Dr. Mary Newport leads the world in understanding ketogenic therapy for brain health

Mary Newport discusses ketogenic therapy for the aging brain.

Dominic D'Agostino, PhD, leading scientist in the quest to optimize brain health

Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida where he teaches students of the Morsani College of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology. He is also a Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) to assist with their...

Dr. Asseem Malhotra, world renowned preventative care cardiologist and health advocate

Dr. Aseem Malhotra is a cardiologist and world renowned expert in the prevention, diagnosis and management of heart disease. He is honorary council member to the Metabolic Psychiatry Clinic at Stanford University school of medicine. In 2015 he helped co-ordinate the Choosing Wisely campaign by the Academy of Medical Royal...

Thomas Seyfried, PhD, Professor, researcher and pioneer of cancer as a metabolic disease

Dr. Seyfried, PhD published a groundbreaking treatise entitled, Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer (Wiley, 1st ed., 2012). His research describes a theory that cancer can be best defined as a mitochondrial metabolic disease rather than as a genetic disease. Calorie restriction and fasting are...

Dr. Eric Kossoff, a leader in advocating ketogenic diets for epilepsy

Dr. Eric Kossoff was interviewed by Jim Abrahams of The Charlie Foundation during the 2020 Metabolic Health Summit. He provided current views on the use of ketogenic diet therapy in people with epilepsy. Dr. Kossoff is a professor of neurology and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During...

Helpful Tips: Heavy Cream

Written By: Beth Zupec-Kania & Dawn Martenz Heavy whipping cream is often a food staple in medically prescribed ketogenic diets. During this time when grocery stores are unable to restock fast enough, cream may be temporarily out of stock. The following will help you to strategize this predicament. Talk To...

A Well Stocked Keto Pantry

What should you buy? What makes a well stocked pantry? It’s simple, the most nutrient dense foods possible. Fat, protein and carbohydrates in that order. Most people who “food prep” plan in the opposite order with carbohydrates as the bulk of the meals and food storage. However, fat is more...

Beef up your immunity against COVID-19

Homemade Fresh Ginger Tea Author: Beth Zupec-Kania, RDN, CD COVID-19 is an unwelcomed virus that affects everyone on the planet in some manner. Aside from staying on top of the news, practicing stellar hygiene, and avoiding crowds and people who carry this highly contagious virus, you may be wondering what...
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