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Unusual High-Fat Diet Keeps Metro Boy Healthy

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- We've all been told that a high-fat diet is bad for us, and we should cut back as much as possible. But a high-fat diet is actually keeping one little Kansas City, Kansas, boy healthy.

Reed Williams was born with a rare condition in which his brain is not able to use glucose for energy like a brain normally does. The unusual solution is to feed the child enough fat so that his brain can use it.

FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean is Working for You with the report.

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