Dr. Peter Brukner – Team Sports Perspective on Ketogenic Diets

Virta Health Published on Oct 31, 2018 Filmed at the Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Scientific Sessions at The Ohio State University Learn more at https://blog.virtahealth.com/category… An impressive body of scientific...

Dr. Brendan Egan – Exogenous Ketones and Athletic Performance: Past, Present and Future

Virta Health Published on Oct 31, 2018 Filmed at the Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Scientific Sessions at The Ohio State University Learn more at https://blog.virtahealth.com/category… An impressive body of scientific...

Why is sugar addictive?

Sugar is addictive. Sugar comes in many forms includes glucose, fructose, starches, cereals, rice, bread and flour. Sugar acts in the same way as other addictive substances, it stimulates the release of dopamine in the brain. A “feel good”chemical. This...

Obesity is a disease of fat storage, the role of insulin

Obesity is a disease of fat storage and reduced fat utilsation. Understanding this concept can lead you to successful weight loss. How many people try and lose weight and fail? Of course there are many reasons for this but one is that insulin locks up body fat. When...

Insulin and Insulin Resistance

Insulin and insulin resistance explained. Insulin resistance occurs when higher and higher levels of insulin are required to maintain normal healthy blood sugar levels. High levels of insulin are inflammatory, it locks up fat stores so fat cannot be used by the body,...

How do I become Ketogenic? We can help.

The best way to achieve a long term sustainable ketosis is to generate your own ketones in your liver. You cannot be ketogenic by just taking ketone supplements without restricting carbohydrates to less than 20 grams a day. There is no reliable research to support the...