Study title and authors:
Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet
bThe John M. Freeman Pediatric Epilepsy Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
This study can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2367001/
The study found evidence that a ketogenic diet can provide effective treatment for epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, and may also be protective in traumatic brain injury and stroke.
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Recipe of the day
Five Spice Beef
|Food Mall: Sirloin Steak|
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
1 x 5cm/2inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
½ bunch spring onions, finely chopped
5ml/1tsp Chinese five-spice powder
225g/8oz spring greens, finely shredded
Freshly milled black pepper
1.Heat the oil in a large non-stick wok or frying pan and stir-fry the beef strips for 1-2 minutes with the garlic, ginger, spring onion and five-spice powder.
2.Add the spring greens. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes. Season and reduce the heat.