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  1. RobinN

    Seizures caused by Low Blood Sugar

    http://www.hbci.com/~wenonah/new/blood-s.htm http://epilepsy.about.com/od/medicationsandtreatments/a/treatment.htm
  2. 1

    [lgit] pasta rule

    always cook ur pasta aldante. this creates a low gi as it takes longer to break down in the stomach.
  3. Bernard

    Chia Seeds - Super food for all diets?

    I was reading about these seeds in a newsletter from our local vitamin store and was pretty amazed that I had not heard about this Aztec staple food before. Check it out: Chia Seed - Ten Benefits from this Power Food and Brain Food Chia -- Science Agrees Seed Is the Perfect Food There...
  4. RobinN

    Common Foods Are Attacking Your Brain with Toxins

    Dr Russell L. Blaylock, M.D. (born November 1945) is a board certified neurosurgeon, health practitioner, author, lecturer, and newsletter editor. I think his list of accomplishments speaks for his integrity, and honesty in medicine. He does have a subscription newsletter that you can subscribe...
  5. E

    Seizures while on Low Glycemic Index Treatment

    Hi everybody my name is Thomas and I am posting for help. I have intractable epilepsy and have tried 3 different AED's. These are (Tegretol, Lamictal, and Clobazam). When I was first diagnosed - when I was 10, tegretol was working great for me and I went even a year without any seizures...
  6. RobinN

    Atkins vs Low Carb

    I have been truly pondering this issue lately, as I see a lot of talk on other neuro sites (mainly ASD, but also seizure related, and PDD, and chronic illnesses). I see often that the Atkins Diet is used in place of the Ketogenic diet, mainly since it is much more user friendly. I see that the...
  7. Bernard

    [LGIT, MA] Black Beluga Lentil "Tabouli"

    I credit this recipe to my mother who made it up one day when she didn't have any bulgar (cracked) wheat to make traditional tabouli and substituted Black Beluga lentils. It tastes great! Ingredients1/2 can Black Beluga lentils1-2 lbs of fresh Parsely1/2 medium onion chopped fine (I prefer...
  8. RobinN

    [LGIT, MA, GARD] Pesto Pasta (Primavera)

    Package of Brown Rice Pasta Cook according to package Package of Basiltops Dairy Free Pesto (ingredients: Fresh basil, olive oil, pine nuts, fresh garlic, lemon juice, sea salt, and fresh pepper) Add to cooked pasta Toast some pine nuts and sprinkle over pasta Option: I also grill/cook up some...
  9. Bernard

    [LGIT, MA, GARD] Guacamole

    I live in Texas and cannot stand guacamole made with sour cream or other fillers. This is how guacamole should be made: Ingredients1 to 2 Hass Avacados (if you can't find ripe Hass Avacados - don't bother making guacamole - other kinds of avacados don't have the same fat content and buttery...
  10. Bernard

    [LGIT, MA, GARD] Ginger squash-mushroom wraps

    This recipe was originally published in Fit for Life or one of Marylin Diamonds' cookbooks I think. I honestly don't remember which book I got it from decades ago. It's good though. These are best served with guacamole (I put the guacamole inside the wrap). Ingredientssprouted grain...
  11. E

    Low Glycemic Index Treatment versus GARD diets

    Bernard, So do you think ( just your opinion of course) that the Low Glycemic Diet is better than the G.A.R.D.? Marian
  12. Bernard

    [LGIT, MA] Lentil soup

    I love lentil soup. I make several variations of this recipe from time to time. It is hearty enough to eat all by itself or with a salad and a slice of your favorite bread. Tumeric is an excellent antioxidant and this soup is great for anyone with a cold. Ingredients1-2 medium carrots...
  13. Bernard

    [LGIT, MA, KD] - Sauteed greens (collard, chards, mustard, etc.)

    I love greens - collard greens, swiss chard and to a lesser extent - mustard greens. Especially with mashed potatoes and some almond crusted schnitzels. Ingredients1-2 bunches of greens (either collard greens, swiss chard or mustard greens)4-5 cloves garlic (use less if you are not a fan of...
  14. Bernard

    What diets have you tried (>1 month) for seizure control?

    Multiple choice anonymous voting. Please vote for any that you have tried whether they worked or not.
  15. Bernard

    Low glycemic diet for epilepsy

    Less-strict diets for kids with epilepsy may improve compliance This sounds similar to the diet that Stacy was on during her 4 years of seizure free, drug free living (and which she is back on again). We never measured/monitored her carb intake, but instead limited the carbs in her diet to...
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