Fulda 2013 conference #4: Master Amino Acid Pattern (MAP) and the hyper-ketogenic diet in cancer and epilepsy (Dr Heinz Reinwald)

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The Christmas Market at Fulda

I’ve previously posted on the Ketogenic Diet and cancer.

Dr Reinwald’s talk was especially interesting to Peter and me because it concerned a variant of the ketogenic diet we had never come across before – the Hyperketogenic Diet.

In the “normal” ketogenic diet, in order to get the body to produce ketones, there are strict ratios between the intake of carbs, protein and fats: 75%-80% is fats and oils, 15-20% protein and 5% green, leafy vegetables.  0% sugars.

The hyperketogenic diet goes even further:  90% fat, 8% protein, 2% carbohydrates.

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