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Keto Diet Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

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Keto Diet Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What is the ketogenic or keto diet?
A: The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet.

In medicine, the ketogenic diet is used primarily to treat what?
A: Difficult-to-control (refractory) epilepsy in children.

The diet forces the body to burn what rather than carbohydrates?
A: Fats.

Normally, the carbohydrates contained in food are converted into what?
A: Glucose.

Glucose is transported around the body and is particularly important in fueling what?
A: Brain-function.

If there is little carbohydrate in the diet, what converts fat into fatty acids and ketone bodies?
A: The liver.

The ketone bodies pass into the brain and replace glucose as a what?
A: An energy source.

An elevated level of ketone bodies in the blood is a state known as what?
A: Ketosis.

Almost half of children, and young people, with epilepsy who have tried some form of this diet saw the number of seizures drop by how much?
A: At least half.

What is the most common adverse effect of the diet?
A: Constipation, affecting about 30% of patients.

The original therapeutic diet for paediatric epilepsy provides just enough protein for what?
A: Body growth and repair.

The classic therapeutic ketogenic diet was developed for treatment of paediatric epilepsy in what decade?
A: The 1920s.

It was widely used into the next decade, but its popularity waned with the introduction of what?
A: Effective anticonvulsant medications.

This classic ketogenic diet contains a 4:1 ratio by weight of fat to what?
A: Combined protein and carbohydrate.

This is achieved by excluding high-carbohydrate foods such as what?
A: Starchy fruits and vegetables,pasta, grains and sugar.

Most dietary fat is made of molecules called what?
A: Long-chain triglycerides (LCTs).

A variant of the classic diet known as the MCT ketogenic diet uses a form of what?
A: Coconut oil, which is rich in MCTs, to provide around half the calories.

As less overall fat is needed in this variant of the diet, a greater proportion of carbohydrate and protein can be consumed, allowing what?
A: A greater variety of food choices.

In the mid-1990s, Hollywood producer Jim Abrahams, whose son's severe epilepsy was effectively controlled by the diet, created what Foundation to promote it.
A: The Charlie Foundation.

Publicity included an appearance on NBC's Dateline program and ...First Do No Harm (1997), a what?
A: A made-for-television film starring Meryl Streep.

Announced in 1996, the foundation sponsored a multicentre research study, the results of which marked the beginning of what?
A: Renewed scientific interest in the diet.

The first modern study of fasting as a treatment for epilepsy was undertaken in what country?
A: France in 1911.

Twenty epilepsy patients of all ages were "detoxified" by consuming what?
A: A low-calorie vegetarian diet, combined with periods of fasting and purging.

Two benefited enormously, but most failed to maintain compliance with what?
A: The imposed restrictions.

The diet improved the patients' mental capabilities, in contrast to their what?
A: Medication, potassium bromide, which dulled the mind.

Russell Wilder coined what term to describe a diet that produced a high level of ketone bodies in the blood?
A: Ketogenic diet.

Wilder hoped to obtain the benefits of fasting in a dietary therapy that could be what?
A: Maintained indefinitely.

His trial on a few epilepsy patients in 1921 was the first use of the ketogenic diet as a treatment for what?
A: Epilepsy

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