The Role of Intermittent Fasting in Ketosis – Part 3

The initial stages of adopting a ketogenic approach can sometimes lead to significant sodium loss, which can produce hunger, short-term headaches, temporary fatigue, and weakness due to transitional issues related to fundamental energy substrate changes prior to becoming fully keto-adapted. This is easily remedied by adding more full-spectrum salts to Read more…

Good Evidence of Benefits From Ketosis Part 4

Obviously exercise isn’t a disease, but it’s included here because some exciting things are happening for athletes who eat a low-carb, moderate-protein, high-fat, ketogenic diet. Dr. Stephen Phinney, the ketogenic diet researcher we have referenced often throughout this book, was one of the first to study the impact of ketosis Read more…

Good Evidence of Benefits From Ketosis Part 3

The latest science is showing how ketone bodies provide better focus, less anxiety, and improved overall mental health. – Maria Emmerich That doesn’t really prove that the ketogenic diet does not help bipolar disorder, and there are plenty of anecdotal success stories being reported all across the Internet. More significantly, Read more…

Good Evidence of Benefits From Ketosis Part 1

I haven’t encountered a lot of stigma about ketogenic diets. I think scientists are much more open-minded than physicians. It was actually very easy for me to find mentors who were interested in low-carb, high-fat diets. – Bryan Barksdale We’ve already seen the wealth of scientific evidence that strongly supports Read more…