Perils of Self-administered Ketogenic Diets for Weight loss

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Ketogenic diets (KD) and other low carbohydrate diets have become popular for weight loss and fitness. A word of caution – these should be prescribed with physician guidance something not always seen in this unregulated ‘fitness’ industry.  Also, with the availability of several do-it-yourself guides on social media many are tempted to try these methods […]

KETO DRESSING RECIPE

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Hello Everyone, Today we are exploring a yummy keto dressing recipe. This dressing can be used with salads as well as a dip. This recipe has been created by Dr. Janak Nathan and is actively using it. KETO DRESSING Energy (Kcal) Carbohydrates (Grams) Protein (Grams) Fats (Grams) Keto Ratio 1096 11.64 4.95 123.91 7.46:1 INGREDIENTS RIPE […]

Dangers of Inadvertent Ketogenic Diet (KD) Intake in Children for Weight Loss

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A mother brought her two-year old child for passing large quantities of urine, there was no fever, abdominal pain, pain while passing urine or hematuria. The child was active and skin turgor normal, there being no signs of dehydration. There was no history of polydipsia (increased intake of water).  Urine examination detected a urine ketone […]

Perils of Sugar and Soft Drinks

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Glucose is essential for almost all functions of the brain. These include production of energy in the form of high phosphate energy bond (ATP), generation of neurotransmitters, maintenance of the ion gradient and all other aspects of cellular and non-cellular maintenance. Though the brain weighs only 2% of the body weight it utilizes 20-25% of […]

Dr. J Nathan’s research article published in an International Journal

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Hello Everyone, Dr. Nathan & Team is delighted to announce that our research article- ‘ *Dietary Therapy in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Report’* has been published in renowned journal- Cureus on 7th August 2019 which is also indexed on Pubmed. To read the article in detail, please click on the link below:- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31428547 […]

Breaking News: Ketogenic Diet, Epilepsy and the Gut- Microbiome

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Hello everyone, As discussed in our previous breaking news post, today we will look at the role of the ketogenic diet and its effect on microbiota. The gut-microbiota plays an important role in regulating the host physiology. Perturbations in the gut- microbiota has been observed in neuropsychiatric diseases such as autism, anxiety, depression etc. Recent […]