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:

  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:03:46 - Ketosis has abundant therapeutic potential 
  • 00:10:20 - What to eat to maintain nutritional ketosis
  • 00:19:58 - Does a high-fat diet harm the gut?
  • 00:29:14 - Adaptations to a ketogenic diet expand mitochondrial capacity
  • 00:38:45 - How the brain uses ketones
  • 00:46:36 - Ketones improve Alzheimer's symptoms (unless you have an APOE4 allele)
  • 00:57:17 - 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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