Diet, by definition, is the type of food consumed in a certain period. It can be as simple as an average daily meal. It can also be part of a treatment program for medical conditions. The ketogenic diet has long been used in the treatment of epilepsy in children. Recent findings showed that it has other benefits aside from controlling seizures. Since its introduction in the 1920s, the ketogenic diet remains controversial until today. How can seizures and other neurological disorders be controlled with a simple diet? The exact mechanism may not be known but the results of years of research are staggering. Several other benefits are also found with the ketogenic diet. One of which is for weight loss. Burn fat by eating more fat is what they say. That is the running version of weight loss programs that incorporate a ketogenic diet.