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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.

Blake's story

Blake was diagnosed with myoclonic absence epilepsy at age 2.  Throughout the years Blake has been hospitalized several times with countless EEGs, MRIs and even a lumbar puncture when he was six years old.  He had genetic testing that revealed a gain on chromosome 3 (trisomy 5) with no successful...

Joseph's Story (teen)

Joseph went on the Modified Atkins Diet 7 years ago. He had absence seizures that were not typical and they started when he was 11. He ended up having terrible reactions to EVERY medication he tried. The worst, and most terrifying, was when he began having anaphylactic shock type symptoms -...

Nolan's Story

Nolan started having seizures when he was 2 1/2 years old. They came on like a rage of fire!! He was having them everyday if not multiple in one morning. His mainly were in the morning hours before waking. He did have one or so while awake. Nolan tried 7...

Bradley's Story

Our story began in April 2013 on our walk back to our car after Bradley's t-ball game. Bradley collapsed on the sidewalk. My first thought was that he was dehydrated. I immediately gave him a bottle of water, and we had him drink a few sips before he got back....

Eli's Story

It was two weeks after Eli"s third birthday, I remember it like it was yesterday, I sat him down on his seat at the kitchen table and I turned to go check on the baby. At that moment, Eli started growling like a bear and crawled up on the table....

Noah's Story

Noah Holt is a vibrant happy 10 year old kid.  He loves life and enjoys making his family and friends laugh. Noah thrives in school and spends time outside of school in Karate lessons, taking an active part in his Cub Scout Webelos Den, playing the piano and playing Four-Square...

Anella's Story

Life is truly better with BUTTER. We are a success story, so if you have a baby or toddler start NOW on the ketogenic diet because you have nothing to loose and it is easier than trying it as an option later. Why does age make a difference? They can't talk...

Luke's Story

My name is Dawn Iversen and I have a child with Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy aka: Doose. Our nightmare began on April 19, 2009 when our little guy, Luke was just 2 years old, almost 3 in July. Luke started with one Tonic Clonic, aka: a Grand Mal, that lasted about...

Geoffrey's Story

On April 9, 2011, our world changed forever. Our son Geoffrey was 16 months old. On the previous day, my mom had called me at school and said that Geoffrey had fallen and hit his head 2 different times and she didn't know why. We thought maybe he just slipped...but...

Jonathan's Story

  Today we're celebrating a little over 10 months of being seizure free, and 2 weeks of being completely med-free! This is our story. Jonathan started on the classic 4:1 ratio in early February 2011. Prior to that he'd been having 3 to 6 tonic and tonic/clonic (grand mal) seizures...

Rian

I was 9 years old when my mother started noticing my epileptic episodes. In the middle of conversations I would abruptly stop speaking as if somebody pushed pause on the DVD player. Ten seconds later my seizure would be over. The metaphorical resume button was pushed. That would bring me...

Abby's Story

When I first spoke with you I was searching for information on the ketogenic diet. My daughter was suffering from infantile spasms and it was taking away everything she had worked so hard for. Abby was born with complex chromosome abnormalities that were undocumented world wide. The doctors said she...
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