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Why do we need both D-BHB and L-BHB?

Ketones are produced by the liver under conditions of low glucose availability for extended periods of time, such as a prolonged fast (24-hours+) or days on a very low...

HIIT: Science and Application

Muscle health is critical for metabolic health, and nothing improves and protects muscle health quite like exercise. Despite the overwhelming health benefits of exercise, it is...
Clearly Keto – book teaser

Clearly Keto – book teaser

Clearly Keto for Healthy Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention By Mary T. Newport, MD Foreword by Dominic D’Agostino, PhD and Milene Brown, PhD Release Date November 29, 2022 Did you know that modifiable lifestyle risk factors, like diet and exercise, appear to account for least 30% of dementia...

Ketogenic Diet and Muscle Metabolism

Ketogenic Diet and Muscle Metabolism

The ketogenic diet significantly alters metabolic physiology, and this underlies the therapeutic effects of the diet on seizure control, glycemic management and weight loss. There are a variety of metabolic and signaling mechanisms associated with ketosis that are reported in the scientific...

Should you exercise on an empty stomach? Part 2

Should you exercise on an empty stomach? Part 2

In our previous blog (part 1), we introduced the concept of fasted exercise, which is essentially just exercising before having eaten anything following an overnight fast, or skipping breakfast entirely. In that blog, we covered how exercising in the fasted state may influence body weight and...

Should you exercise on an empty stomach? Part 1

Should you exercise on an empty stomach? Part 1

If you spend any time on social media, you’ve likely come across recommendations to work out fasted to burn more fat. On the other hand, there’s people who might make you feel like you absolutely need to eat before you hit the gym, otherwise you’re going to lose all your muscle and feel dead. Not...

Beta-hydroxybutyrate and Cardiovascular Health

Beta-hydroxybutyrate and Cardiovascular Health

When we think of ketones or ketogenic diets, most people think of brain health, seizure control, sports performance, or as a diet therapy for cancer management, but the heart thrives on fatty acids and ketones. Probably because ketones are used by the mitochondria to generate ATP and mitochondrial...

Metabolic Health Immersion for Medical Education

Metabolic Health Immersion for Medical Education

A new paper, published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine by a group at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, reports on the results of a pilot program using Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) as part of a Metabolic Immersion program.   After being trained in the...

Why do we need both D-BHB and L-BHB?

Why do we need both D-BHB and L-BHB?

Ketones are produced by the liver under conditions of low glucose availability for extended periods of time, such as a prolonged fast (24-hours+) or days on a very low carbohydrate ketogenic diet. An elevation of ketone bodies is what defines ketosis. In ketosis we are producing three different...

HIIT: Science and Application

HIIT: Science and Application

Muscle health is critical for metabolic health, and nothing improves and protects muscle health quite like exercise. Despite the overwhelming health benefits of exercise, it is clear that adults have a very difficult time adhering to regular physical activity. Unfortunately, the pandemic made...

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