How does ketogenic diet help in Epilespy?

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Ketogenic diet has been used for resistant epilepsies.
How does ketogenic diet actually help in epilepsy?

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I made a lot of research in the internet.
There are some metaboli conditions where blood sugar can be normal but csf has low sugar due to mutation in glut 2 transporters. Seizures in such conditions are helped by Ketogenic diet which serves as alternate fuel for brain metabolism.

answered Apr 30, 2014 by Sujit Shrestha Medical Officer (1,796 points)