Starting the Keto Diet: One Step at a Time
When you receive a diagnosis of a rare disease for which there is no medicine to make it disappear, you feel like you're locked in a dark room. But when you're told that there's a therapy that can mitigate the effects of the disease, that's when the light returns...
... This is what we experienced when we were told that our daughter Sara has Glut1 Deficiency and that the therapy could be the ketogenic diet. Right away, we understood that it wouldn't be easy, but the goal was to make Sara feel better, so we armed ourselves with patience...
The First Steps
Lots of patience, and we embarked on this journey. I can't deny that we made quite a few mistakes in our approach to the diet, but we didn't give up. We also realized that products containing MCT fats had an extremely positive impact on her ketone levels. However, we understood how crucial it was to introduce these products gradually to avoid her rejection and unexpected fluctuations in ketone levels. The support of products like Kanso Ketvit and Kanso DeliMCT CacaoBar proved to be valuable for her snacks and treats.
Die Geduld, die wir in diesen Prozess investiert haben, war nicht vergebens, sondern brachte konkrete Ergebnisse.
Dieta Chetogenica: "Aiuto, come lo dico alla mia famiglia?"
Con l'inizio della dieta chetogenica, le sue condizioni sono molto migliorate così come la voglia di uscire. Al suo cambiamento le persone che le stanno vicino hanno reagito in modi molto diversi: dall'interesse al rifiuto o addirittura agli insulti.All'inizio questo cambiamento è difficile anche per la sua famiglia. Nell'articolo, Susanne ci racconta come ha reagito in queste situazione e come le affronta oggi.
Nothing is impossible
There are so many things we would like to share about the ketogenic diet. Monica has been on this diet since 2015, and much has changed - both in terms of meal preparation with new products on the market and in managing everyday life or special occasions. Monica has always been a cheerful and positive person.
I am Francesca, Angelica's mother. Angelica is 12 years old, and she suffers from a chronic illness. In 2021, after unsuccessful therapies, we introduced the ketogenic diet. It was not an easy path, but in the end, this ketogenic diet improved her health and allowed her to return to dancing.