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  1. haidut

    Epilepsy/seizures caused by energetic deficit leading to calcium overload

    Yet another study demonstrating that not only is a chronic, "incurable" disease of unknown origin treatable but that its main cause is energetic/metabolic and linked to impaired glucose metabolism. Specifically, the study demonstrated that impaired pyruvate transport into the mitochondria is...
  2. BestSinceDAYONE

    What, if any, effect does aspirin have on ketosis?

    It seems like aspirin raises free thyroid hormones (may need to double check that) but what if any would this have on someone on a low carb diet? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27856258/ Probably, increase it??
  3. Kingpinguin

    PUFA Has Greater Anti-epileptic Effect Than SFA In Ketogenic Diet According To Study

    Differential Metabolic Effects of Saturated Versus Polyunsaturated Fats in Ketogenic Diets Changes in serum β-hydroxybutyrate, insulin sensitivity (SI), and lipid profiles were measured. Mean circulating β-hydroxybutyrate levels increased 8.4 mg/dl in the POLY group (P = 0.0004), compared...
  4. haidut

    Low-carb Diets May Cause Lethal Heart Rhythm Disorder (AFib)

    Most people on the forum living in the US have probably seen the ads for drugs like Xarelto and Predaxa. These are blood-thinners that are supposed to lower risk of stroke and death from stroke in people with the heart condition known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib. Atrial fibrillation -...
  5. P

    The Gorilla Theory Of Ketogenic Advocators Is Debunked

    Short chain fatty acids are different than what keto people eat on a keto diet. Ruminant animals and gorilla ,none of them get into ketosis or hypoglycemia state, propionate readily converts into glucose, that is how these animals gluconeogenesis works. Human also converts this SCF to glucose...
  6. Luann

    Not Low Carb, But Lack Of Choline And Methionine, Cause Keto Success

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221287781300063X In this study we examined the role of methionine and choline in mediating the metabolic effects of KD. We have found that choline was more effective than methionine in decreasing the liver steatosis of KD-fed mice. On the other...
  7. Westside PUFAs

    Ray Peat On The Stress Of Ketogenic Diets

  8. haidut

    After Paleo diet people pile on weight more easily

    This is a common problem in Peat world - many people come to Peat (or simply resume normal eating habits) after years on a Paleo (or anothew low carb diet). The result is often weight gain, and this study shed some light on the mechanisms. http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/c ... 6/abstract
  9. Y

    Evidence That Ketogenic Diets Cure Brain Disorders

    I am trying to follow Peat, and a lot of it makes sense, but sometimes there is conflicting information. One is the fact that high fat (and essentially zero carb) diets have been used to treat brain disorders/diseases. The author/doctor of the book - Grain Brain has cured brain...