Inflammation puts us at risk of a form of chronic injury that underlies type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, many common cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Article Snapshot: Type 2 diabetes, along with other chronic diseases, is now understood to be due, in part, to over-activity of the otherwise normal processes in the body called inflammation (1). All pharmaceuticals that have been developed to reduce inflammation have side effects, and it seems that the more potent the drug, the more dangerous the side effects. Over the last decade, our research has demonstrated that nutritional ketosis is surprisingly effective at reducing chronic inflammation. This observation helps to explain the prompt and dramatic benefits seen with type 2 diabetes and may also demonstrate the potential to improve a number of other chronic diseases.

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Inflammation, Nutritional Ketosis, and Keto-Immune Modulation: New Insights Into How Virta Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes