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...
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...
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...
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....