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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,...

Ketogenic diet for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Ketogenic diet for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Harvard undergraduate student Elaine (Elly) Katz interviewed Dom for her Genetics and Genomics class project. Dom was so inspired by Elly that he thought it would be great to highlight this remarkable story in the KetoNutrition Blog on the ketogenic diet. Click HERE to read Elly’s interview...

Can Exogenous Ketone Supplements Improve Motor Function?

Can Exogenous Ketone Supplements Improve Motor Function?

Our recent study was designed to explore whether exogenous ketones could improve motor function in pathological conditions and in healthy phenotype animal models, as well as whether they could offset exercise-induced spike in blood sugar. Not only the healthy strive to improve their motor...

Carbohydrate Restriction for Diabetes: Rediscovering Centuries-Old Wisdom

Carbohydrate Restriction for Diabetes: Rediscovering Centuries-Old Wisdom

Earlier this year, a review article was published covering the topic of carbohydrate restriction for diabetes with a distinct focus on type-1 diabetes, making this paper unique compared to other reviews that focus mostly on carbohydrate restriction for type-2 diabetes. In this paper the authors...

Uridine and Exogenous Ketones for Seizure Control

Uridine and Exogenous Ketones for Seizure Control

Our research group, in collaboration with a Hungarian research team, just published a new study on the effects of uridine and exogenous ketone supplements in a rat model of epilepsy and showed for the first time that uridine enhance the anti-epileptic effects of ketosis. Uridine is an intriguing...

NASA NEEMO results on sleep, body composition, heart rate and more

NASA NEEMO results on sleep, body composition, heart rate and more

If you have been a fan of KetoNutrition for a while, you’ll know of our involvement in the NASA NEEMO missions throughout the years. That is because both Dr. Dominic D’Agostino and Dr. Csilla Ari D’Agostino have been crew members on separate NASA NEEMO missions! What is NASA NEEMO? Inside the...

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