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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...

How Age and Gender Affect Ketosis

How Age and Gender Affect Ketosis

Little research has addressed whether age and gender impact how the body may respond to exogenous ketones, until now. Our latest manuscript focused on a project examining this important and neglected topic. There are telling signs in the literature dating back to the 1970s suggesting that women...

What is Keto?

What is Keto?

At its simplest, a ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate, high fat, moderate protein diet. The purpose of following a ketogenic diet is to put the body into a state of ketosis where the body relies on burning fat for fuel instead of sugar. See, the body has two major fuels - sugar or fat....

How to Make Delicious Jerky at Home

How to Make Delicious Jerky at Home

When it comes to delicious snacks, jerky is one of the most popular choices out there. With most of us spending more time at home, you can discover how to make almost anything from scratch if you put your mind to it. Thanks to its high protein and mineral content, jerky is not only tasty, but it’s...

Caffeine and Ketones

Caffeine and Ketones

Caffeine is one of, if not the most popular drug used in America, consumed by over 80% of US adults. As a result, it is also an extremely well-studied compound. Most caffeine is consumed as coffee; however, caffeine is also found in chocolate, soft drinks, energy drinks, sports supplements, and...

Benefits of Consuming Electrolytes with Exogenous Ketones

Benefits of Consuming Electrolytes with Exogenous Ketones

Exogenous ketones are gaining more attention as scientific research continues to support their use in improving human health. They are popular supplements to take alongside a ketogenic diet, to improve athletic performance, to induce therapeutic ketosis without the need to change your diet, or...

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