Very-Low-Carbohydrate Diet Enhances Human T-cell Immunity Through Immunometabolic Reprogramming

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Simon Hirschberger et al. Very-low-carbohydrate diet triggers the endogenous production of ketone bodies as alternative energy substrates. There are as yet unproven assumptions that ketone bodies positively affect human immunity. We have investigated this topic in an in vitro model using primary human T cells and in an immuno-nutritional intervention study enrolling healthy volunteers. We […]

My Problem with the Paleo Diet

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Michael Klaper Many people who adopt this meat-based eating style initially feel better and lose weight. They do so largely because the Paleo principles proscribe the eating of dairy, oils, and refined carbohydrates that our ancient ancestors never ate … I do not find it “natural” at all. Instead, I think it’s an invitation to […]

How to Fast for Metabolic Fitness and Hormone Balance

Joseph Mercola The vast majority of people eat across 12 hours or more, which is a recipe for metabolic disaster. Health statistics bear this out, showing that 93.2% of Americans are metabolically unfit. Time-restricted eating (TRE) is one of the most foundational strategies to stay healthy, and when done appropriately can also help balance your […]

Health Benefits of Ketones and the Ketogenic Diet

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John Williamson Cameron Although glucose is the primary source of energy for the human body, ketones are an alternative energy source that is more efficient and can provide many health benefits. Small amounts of ketones are produced by the liver in the morning after depletion of glucose following an overnight fast. It is possible to […]