Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

This podcast is with Dr. Dominic D'Agostino, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa and all-around expert on ketosis.

In this podcast we discuss:

  • (00:00) Introduction
  • (03:46) Ketosis has abundant therapeutic potential 
  • (10:20) What to eat to maintain nutritional ketosis
  • (19:58) Does a high-fat diet harm the gut?
  • (29:14) Adaptations to a ketogenic diet expand mitochondrial capacity
  • (38:45) How the brain uses ketones
  • (46:36) Ketones improve Alzheimer's symptoms (unless you have an APOE4 allele)
  • (57:17) Are ketone supplements a "magic pill?"
  • (01:07:32) Why cancer cells may need sugar
  • (01:23:51) Metformin is more than a diabetes drug
  • (01:30:33) The body creates sugars while in ketosis
  • (01:36:21) Restricting glutamine to slow cancer growth
  • (01:43:24) Ketone supplements taste awful, but likely improve health

If you’re interested in learning more, you can read the full show notes here.

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