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LEARN HOW KETO HAS CHANGED LIVES

Most keto success stories have similarly bleak beginnings, but the important thing is to believe there is hope. The ketogenic diet is often prescribed as a last resort for families and patients that have exhausted all possible medical options, and have nowhere else to turn. A large percentage of those lucky enough to find out about the diet have amazing stories that will inspire you to consider keto as a first line defense or a tool to improve your overall health outcome.

Cooper

Cooper was 6 weeks old when he was diagnosed with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex and Epilepsy, and 10 weeks old when he was diagnosed specifically with Infantile Spasms. One Friday morning when Cooper was about 6 weeks old, he started doing this odd repetitive movement where his arms and legs would very briefly extend...

Tomas

This is Tomas, aka The Ketolicious Kid, superhero and epilepsy warrior.   His superpowers include running really really fast, melting away anger with his cuteness, and kicking some serious butt against all odds. Fueled by his secret weapon, the Keto Diet, he’s fighting back with fat and nothing can stop...

Sofia

(English translation, original in Spanish below) Sofia has epilepsy and on October 24, 2019 she began the Ketogenic Diet due to drug resistant epilepsy. We tied many medications and did not get good results. Between the seizures that increased daily and the effects of drugs, she lost abilities. The effects...

Joseph

When our son Joseph was 3 1/2 years old, our world collided with epilepsy. Joseph began having tonic clonic seizures for no apparent reason. Along with seizures came behavioral changes. Our happy little guy became dark and out of control.  Our faith was tested over the next several months as...

Reese

Until she was 1 1/2, Reese was pretty normal.  She was a wonderful, curious, always happy, and easy going little girl.  She hit nearly all of her motor milestones early and knew about 40 ASL signs, so she was communicating pretty well, although she wasn’t talking quite as much as...

Reese

We are forever grateful for the ketogenic diet. It has truly given us our daughter back!! Reese is now a beautiful, healthy 7 year old who is such an inspiration to others. On January 24th, 2016, at age 4, Reese had her first tonic clonic seizure. It was the scariest...

Rosemary

There are moments in our lives that we will vividly remember, crystal clear, no matter our age at the time or the time elapsed since. For some of us it is a social event like a wedding, world events such as 9/11, or personal achievements such as hiking Mt Kilimanjaro. ...

Brooke

I was born with cerebral palsy and had my first grand mal seizure at age 13.  Multiple failed drugs, and different daily seizure presentations.  For a period of 9 months I was on my hands and knees, unable to put a cohesive sentence together or follow even a sitcom. Because of...

Furze Twins

"On December 8th 2017 my twin baby boys were diagnosed with Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome. I was told there is no cure, but amazing success treatment with the ketogenic diet. I did all my research and learned everything I could about the ketogenic diet and Glut1DS. I had...

Victoria

Check out Victoria's favorite keto recipe: Flatbread Pizza It is hard to accurately explain to most people that there are multiple types of seizures. When someone thinks of a seizure, they are generally thinking about a grand mal seizure where convulsing and unconsciousness occur. Yet what they don't realize or...

Gillian

Why Now, Why me? You never forget that feeling. An aura, such a beautiful word but the feeling that comes with it is so intense so profoundly visceral. Recognizable as the precursor to pain, even 3 decades later. I was driving so it was a bit of a shock to...

Jade

Chugging down the track, you overtook me, minding my own business, doing eight year old things, it was like you zapped me inside my tiny little body. I became extremely dizzy; the right side of my body went limp and impossible to use. You pushed me backwards and the hard...
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