La Farmaconutrizione dalla fisiopatologia alle applicazioni cliniche
Ketogenic Diet: therapeutic option beyond epilepsy
Domenica Elia1, Anna Carmen Campana1, Vittoria Russo1, Silvia Maria Bernabei1, Daniela Marino1, Teresa Capriati1
1Unità Operativa Semplice di Nutrizione Artificiale Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù Roma
The Ketogenic Diet (KD) was born as a therapeutic complement for refractory epilepsy and metabolic diseases. Recently, there is a growing interest in using KD as coadjuvant option for brain cancer, migraine, autism, obesity and in others conditions. The aim of this topic is to describe how KD can target these different medical condition hypothesizing possible mechanisms involved.