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Ketosis & Parkinson’s Disease: Improving Symptoms with a Ketogenic Diet

Ketosis & Parkinson’s Disease: Improving Symptoms with a Ketogenic Diet

If you feel like you are hearing about more and more about Parkinson's Disease in the media lately, you shouldn't be surprised. Cases are being presented with more and more frequency, such that Parkinson's r...
Ketone bodies as signaling metabolites

Ketone bodies as signaling metabolites

Ketone body β-hydroxybutyrate blocks the NLRP3 inflammasome-mediated inflammatory disease

Ketone body β-hydroxybutyrate blocks the NLRP3 inflammasome-mediated inflammatory disease

New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

New Study Validates Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy Treatment in Adults

Epilepsy can be caused by a variety of different conditions including head trauma, infection, brain tumor, and stroke, but by and large most cases of epilepsy have no readily identifiable cause. Epilepsy a...
Dietary treatment in adults with refractory epilepsy

Dietary treatment in adults with refractory epilepsy

Why I Use a Ketogenic Diet in Treating ALS

Why I Use a Ketogenic Diet in Treating ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a challenging progressive neurological disorder for which there is currently no meaningful treatment. As many as 30,000 Americans ma...
Is there a role for carbohydrate restriction in the treatment and prevention of cancer?

Is there a role for carbohydrate restriction in the treatment and prevention of cancer?

Keep Yourself in Ketosis

Keep Yourself in Ketosis

When talking about a Grain Brain lifestyle, and the very similar ketogenic diet, it’s frequently mentioned that we are aiming to keep our bodies in ketosis. However, if you’re new to my work, it may be that ...
Ketone bodies as a therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease

Ketone bodies as a therapeutic for Alzheimer’s disease

Exposing the Secret of Healthy Fats

Exposing the Secret of Healthy Fats

One of the myths I’m always trying to dispel is that fat is unhealthy. Most people think those high-fat foods are the reason their pants are fitting a little tighter. They’re not far off, the diet of the ave...