Kelly Osbourne is reportedly changing her diet in the hopes of avoiding another seizure. The “Fashion Police” host was hospitalized for five days after suffering a seizure in front of a live studio audience during a taping of her E! show.
Doctors released Kelly from the hospital with a clean bill of health and no conclusive diagnosis. Her mom, “The Talk” host Sharon Osbourne, says the video footage of the seizure is important to help doctors understand what happened to Kelly. In the meantime, Kelly is said to be trying out a low carb, high fat diet meant for sufferers of epilepsy.
A source close to Osbourne tells Closer magazine, “Not knowing what caused the fit has put Kelly on edge … She says she’s petrified she’ll have another one.” And, though she has not been diagnosed with epilepsy, Kelly is hoping that going on the so-called “epilepsy diet” will help.
The high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic diet has been known for many years to curb epileptic seizures. Scientists believe the diet works due to a link between a specific protein and cellular metabolism in the brain that helps inhibit seizures.
If Kelly is indeed on the the ketogenic diet, it’s not too far off from the diet she was already on — minus the cheat days, of course.