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September 12, 2019 23 min

Episode Summary:

Dr. Dan discusses what is actually known in the scientific literature regarding the keto diet.

Episode References:

  • The keto diet in the treatment of drug resistant epilepsy: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31204451
  • See here for a good review on the science of the ketones diet: https://www.nature.com/articles/ejcn2013116
  • Keto diet can change composition of the microbiome: https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(18)30520-8
  • The keto diet changes levels of microRNA: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30474543
  • There could be health issues with eating pattern too low in carbohydrates:  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(18)30135-X/fulltext 
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