Heart Disease (aka Cardiovascular Disease)

Matthew Capowski

Staff member
This thread will be used to discuss heart disease.

Ketone Body Supplementation—A Potential New Approach for Heart Disease

As consumer and scientific interest in the very low-carbohydrate, high-fat ketogenic (“keto”) diet continues to boom, some cardiovascular researchers are turning their attention to ketone bodies. The liver converts stored fatty acids into these metabolites—which various organs then use for extra fuel—during conditions including carbohydrate restriction, prolonged fasting, or extreme exercise. Ketone bodies are the body’s main energy source during the fat-burning state of ketosis that ketogenic dieters aim to achieve.

Hyperlipidemia 101 by Todd Caldecott https://toddcaldecott.com/hyperlipidemia-101/