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Table 2 Laboratory data while on the paleolithic ketogenic diet (at 6 weeks after diet initiation) and on the paleolithic diet (at the 14th month)

From: Childhood Absence Epilepsy Successfully Treated with the Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet

  Paleolithic ketogenic diet Paleolithic diet
Vitamin D (25(OH)D) (ng/ml) 31.5
Sodium (mmol/l) 142 137
Potassium (mmol/l) 4.1
Chloride (mmol/l) 103 97
Carbamide (mmol/l) 5 8.9
Alkaline phosphatase (U/l) 375 274
Total protein (g/l) 68
Glucose (mmol/l) 3.2 4.5
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 7.6 7.5
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 0.84 1.13
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.58 2.26
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 4.85
Creatinine (μmol/l) 31 35
Uric acid (μmol/l) 254 179
Calcium (mmol/l) 2.43 2.45
Phosphor (mmol/l) 1.49
C-reactive protein (mg/l) 0.6 1
Iron (μmol/l) 16 11
Hemoglobin (g/l) 125 134
  1. Dashes indicate that the given parameter was not measured
  2. HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein