FRAXA Funds Study of High-fat, Low-carb Diets on Fragile X Seizures

FRAXA Funds Study of High-fat, Low-carb Diets on Fragile X Seizures

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FRAXA Funds Study of High-fat, Low-carb Diets on Fragile X Seizures

A $90,000 grant from the FRAXA Research Foundation will fund a preclinical study that aims to assess the potential benefits of a diet that is high in fat and low in carbohydrates for fragile X syndrome using mice and cell models. A high fat/low carbohydrate diet is known to be highly effective in reducing the frequency of seizures in people with certain disorders. Two well-known examples of such a diet are the ketogenic diet and the Atkins…

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