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Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carbohydrate diet that forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Healthy foods include fish, shellfish, vegetables, cheese, avocados, coconut oil, and eggs.

Below you will find recipes that feature the Ketogenic Diet, which may help aid memory in those with mild cognitive impairment.

Examples of foods in a Ketogenic Diet | MCI911
KETOGENIC DIET

Featured Recipes

Mary’s Favorite Omelet

Contributed by Mary T. Newport, MD Ingredients: Yield: One serving 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 or 3 fresh eggs 2

Coconut Macaroons

Contributed by Mary T. Newport, MD Ingredients: Yield: 18 small cookies 2 egg whites Pinch of salt ½ teaspoon vanilla,

Simple Salmon Dinner for Two

Contributed by Mary T. Newport, MD Ingredients: Yield: 2-3 servings 10- to 12-ounce salmon fillet, any size 1 bunch fresh

Read Our Special Report

12 Surprising Reasons Ketones Deserve Diet Consideration in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Exclusive to MCI911.com, explore this Special Report, which indicates how a diet rich in refined coconut oil and medium-chain triglycerides (i.e., ketones) can have beneficial effects on cognition.