Glossary: Integrative Medicine & Nutrition
Used to treat epilepsy in children by inducing ketosis, the ketogenic diet is high in fat and moderate protein, and low in carbohydrates. Consists of 50-80% of calories derived from high quality fats, and 20-50% carbohydrates and protein.
The she-serpent who sleeps at the base of the spine in the sacrum (sacred bone) and is awakened by the practice of yoga, bringing awareness and integration to the individual. Its closest analogue in western depth psychology is the unconscious.