Do We Need Meat in Our Diet?

Nutrition can be confusing.  The fact that there is so much passionate disagreement over what constitutes an ‘optimal human diet’ suggests that we still have a lot to learn.    One of the earliest Biblical conflicts and the first murder involved revolved around whether an animal vs grain sacrifice was more appropriate (i.e. Cain vs Abel).   …

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Is the Breath Acetone:Glucose Ratio the Holy Grail of Tracking Optimal Ketosis?

Introduction In previous articles, we’ve looked at why chasing higher blood ketones with more dietary fat or exogenous ketones might not be smart.[1] [2] We also looked at the glucose:ketone ratio as a useful parameter to track therapeutic ketosis (i.e. for the management of epilepsy, dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson etc.).[3] [4] This article looks at the …

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