Breastfeeding mom on Banting (LCHF) diet almost dies

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A Swedish mother developed a dangerous condition called ketoacidosis as a result of a low-carbohydrate diet (LCHF) -  or Banting diet -  while she was breastfeeding.

In a medical report, published on 1 October 2015 in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, authors Louise von Geijer and Magnus Ekelund discuss the case of a 32-year-old woman who arrived at a Swedish hospital suffering from nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and extremity spasms.

Read: Patrick Holford warns that Banting is dangerous

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