Host: Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP
Guest: Christopher Keroack, MD, IFMCP
You may have heard about the ketogenic diet. This high-fat, low-carbohydrate, moderate-protein dietary pattern has experienced a revival of sorts in the mainstream media and dieting world. But, before “keto” was a contemporary fad, how was it used? In fact, there is ~100 years of science supporting the ketogenic diet. To shed light on its history of use and elucidate practical areas of clinical application, Drs. Deanna Minich and Christopher Keroack explore the evidence-based science for the ketogenic dietary pattern, nutritional ketosis, and its therapeutic utility in epilepsy, weight loss, cardiometabolic disease, and athletic performance to name a few.1-2
Many questions related to the ketogenic lifestyle and implementation are answered by Dr. Keroack. A small sampling of these questions include:
This Personalized Lifestyle Pearls broadcast took place live July 31, 2018 on the Metagenics Institute Facebook page.
Listen to the podcast below (also available in iTunes)