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Potential Benefits of Following the Right Ketogenic Diet for Cancer

Potential Benefits of Following the Right Ketogenic Diet for Cancer

Cancer is defined as uncontrolled cellular growth and can arise and spread to any part of the body. After multiple cells grow unrestrictedly, they can form lumps of cells that create tumors. The most common types of tumors are breast, lung, and prostate cancer. All cancers, however, result in...

Aging, Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Exogenous Ketone Supplements

Aging, Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases and Exogenous Ketone Supplements

Our latest review article discussed the beneficial effects of ketones on aging and age related neurodegenerative diseases, summarizing the main hallmarks of aging processes and certain signaling pathways that may be connected to the beneficial influences of exogenous ketogenic supplements. In this...

Can Exogenous Ketones Help Normalize Insulin Resistance?

Can Exogenous Ketones Help Normalize Insulin Resistance?

Across the globe, there is an alarming rate of insulin resistance (i.e., prediabetes) which is absolutely essential to address given that up to 70% of prediabetics will go on to develop type-2 diabetes. Insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes are also strongly linked to the manifestation of chronic...

Benefits and Applications of Exogenous Ketone Supplements

Benefits and Applications of Exogenous Ketone Supplements

Our previous article focused on the benefits of ketones independent of whether induced by diet (e.g., carbohydrate restriction) or exogenous ketones. That article discussed the mechanisms to explain these benefits, whereas the focus of this article is how these benefits apply to real-world...

Benefits of Ketones

Benefits of Ketones

The emerging applications of ketosis are numerous, and we wanted to provide a list of potential benefits based on the latest research. The below list and references focus on mechanisms related to ketosis itself, with a primary focus on the ketone body, beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB). This means that...

Ketones and NAFLD

Ketones and NAFLD

The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is extraordinarily high, affecting approximately a quarter of the global population, and is increasing at an alarming rate. NAFLD is characterized by the accumulation of fat in the liver that is not caused by alcohol consumption and...

Biomarkers to Assess Metabolic Health

Biomarkers to Assess Metabolic Health

From 2009 to 2016, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) collected from nearly 9,000 people revealed that only 12% of, or 1 in 8, Americans were considered "metabolically healthy," a statistic circulating the media ever since. "Metabolic health" has become a...

Keto for First-Responders & High Stress Occupations

Keto for First-Responders & High Stress Occupations

Changing your diet based on your occupation may seem like an odd concept. What does our diet have to do with our job? Well, probably a lot more than you would expect. What we eat profoundly impacts our overall health and wellness, and thus, our performance at work, which is especially true for...

Can Ketones Protect Against Brain Injury?

Can Ketones Protect Against Brain Injury?

Brain injuries, for example, traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, and spinal cord injuries are highly prevalent and can affect us at all ages. In the US, it’s estimated that stroke affects nearly 800,000 people, while 2.5 million people suffer from TBI every year. Spinal cord injuries are...

Ketones and Heart Health

Ketones and Heart Health

  Earlier this year, a study was published on the effects of ketones and heart health. The paper was entitled: Ketogenic Diets Inhibit Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Induce Cardiac Fibrosis and the media headlines read: A Keto Diet Leads to Heart Scarring and Permanent Heart Damage. Scary,...

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