Dr. Dominic D’Agostino returns: ketones and inflammation, anti-aging, overeating, and more…

  Dr. Dominic D’Agostino returns to the podcast after 3 years. We discussed a number of cool topics, check the time-stamps below! 01:56 New, exciting topics within ketogenic research 06:31 Inflammation, and the anti-inflammatory aspects of the diet. 10:58 Anti-aging effects of the ketogenic diet 13:52 The appetite suppressing effects of the ketogenic diet 17:28 Why […]

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Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

Dr. Robert Lustig, UCSF Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, updates his very popular video “Sugar: The Bitter Truth.” He argues that sugar and processed foods are driving the obesity epidemic, which in turn affects our endocrine system. In it, he discusses the metabolic influence of sugar and processed foods on obesity and related diseases. He also […]

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What Are Ketone Bodies

If you eat a calorie-restricted diet for several days, you will increase the breakdown of your fat stores. However, many of your tissues cannot convert these fatty acid products directly into ATP, or cellular energy. In addition, glucose is in limited supply and must be reserved for red blood cells — which can only use […]

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Alzheimer’s Facts

Take a moment to consider these five amazing facts about Alzheimer’s Disease: DavidPerlmutter: Five Incredible Alzheimer’s Facts You Probably Don’t Know Alzheimer’s is preventable. More than 50% of Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented with specific attention to certain modifiable factors like amount of physical exercise, blood pressure and blood sugar level Alzheimer’s is treatable and […]

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Obesity and Prostate Cancer

Study shows obese men are more likely to see their cancer spread. Men in the study had a median body mass index (BMI) of 28.3, Keto says. A BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered normal weight. A BMI of 25 to under 30 is overweight, and a BMI of 30 or above is obese. […]

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Ideas for Keto Breakfast: Keto Waffles

Ingredients 5 eggs separated 4 tbs coconut flour 3-5 tbs granulated stevia, or sweetener of choice, to taste 1 tsp baking powder 1-2 tsp vanilla 3 tbs full fat milk 125g/ 4.5 oz butter melted First bowl. Whisk the egg whites until firm and form stiff peaks. Second bowl Mix the egg yolks, coconut flour, […]

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Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training

For years, athletes have known the benefits of high intensity interval training, which involves short, hard bursts of effort followed by periods of recovery. Marathon runners, for example, who race at a steady pace over a long distance – 26.2 miles – can boost their fitness by doing regular workouts in training that include fast […]

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What Happens When Less Saturated Fat in Diet Is Replaced by Carbs

An analysis of how carbohydrate and fat intake affects blood lipid profiles in more than 100,000 individuals living in 19 low- to high-income countries suggests that the message to lower dietary saturated fats to lower cholesterol and thus decrease risk of cardiovascular disease may be misleading. More: Medscape: Lipids Suffer When Less Saturated Fat in […]

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How sugar affects the brain

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves you craving more. Nicole Avena explains why sweets […]

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