Ketones are alternative fuel for the brain
and are anti-inflammatory.
These videos and podcasts explain how increasing ketones (ketosis) through consuming a keto (ketogenic) diet and/or ketone supplements can promote brain health, help burn fat and curb appetite, improve energy level, mental focus, and sleep.
Aired in 2012 on The 700 Club with reporter Lorie Johnson.
Bret Scher, MD is a leader in the expanding area of using ketogenic diet and other ketogenic strategies for people with psychiatric illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. We discuss that some of these disorders as well as behavioral problems are common in people with Alzheimer’s. Watch video here!
Most Watched AOCS Webinar of 2019!!
Global Virtual Keto Summit February 2022
Mild to moderate nutritional ketosis can help overcome insulin resistance, which is a major factor for what goes wrong in the Alzheimer’s brain. Ketones can help fill in a gap in brain energy that occurs with aging and help reduce or prevent inflammation. This presentation focuses on how ketogenic oils (MCT and coconut oils) and a healthy whole food ketogenic Mediterranean diet could promote healthy brain aging and possibly delay or prevent Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Watch video here
VIDEO from National Institute of Aging of the NIH:
Coconut oil, MCT oil, and Ketones for Brain Health
Works best played on smart phone! Image magnified on computer…:-(
How Ketones Help Alzheimer’s
Glucose uptake is poor in areas of brain affected by glucose but ketones are taken up normally. A diet or supplement that results in ketosis could help.
Other Conditions That May Be Helped by Coconut, MCT Oil & Keto Diet
In addition to Alzheimer’s, other conditions like Parkinson’s, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, ALS, autism, epilepsy and more, where poor glucose uptake into brain and other cells is at play.
Dr. Mary Newport Talks About Ketones, Keto Diets and Ketone Supplements
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Podcast with Dr. David Perlmutter
At University of South Florida in 2013
by Dr. Ryan Lowery
August 2018 in response to media misinformation on coconut oil.
2022 Audio Podcast with Vinnie Tortorich on my new book Clearly Keto for Healthy Brain Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention
Other Recent Podcasts and Live Radio Shows Interviewing Dr. Mary Newport:
October 24, 2022 – My Boundless Body radio/podcast interview with Casey Ruff
November 3, 2022 – Soapy Rao Radio Show – India with Sundeep Rao (release date April 28, 2023)
November 14, 2022 – 40+ Fitness podcast with Alan Misner
November 15, 2022 – Interview for YouTube with Maureen Garry
November 18, 2022 – Paradigm Radio Show and Podcast with Toby Jenkins (three programs – two published so far)
December 8, 2022 – Omni Mindfulness Podcast with Shilpa Lewis
January 9, 2023 – Modern Health Span podcast, Hong Kong (not published yet)
Episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3uQ85noslk
Episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NK-JUvLW-Y
January 24, 2023 – This Is Getting Old: Moving Toward an Age Friendly World Podcast with Melissa Batchelor, PhD – three episodes recorded (to be published around early April 2023).
January 25, 2023 My Unremarkable Brain book club podcast – Dave Robinson
January 30, 2023 – Health Results podcast with Steve Bennett, UK (Available in 2-3 weeks)
Could a daily spoon of coconut oil prevent Alzheimer’s? w. Dr Mary Newport MD | Health Results YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQYCtm7zguc
January 31, 2023 – Live radio interview – Frankie Boyer Show, Boston MA
https://wcrn.backbonehub.com/THE_FRANKIE_BOYER_SHOW.html (Look for January 31, 2023 episode)
April 17, 2023 – Recorded four short podcasts on my four books for The Hip Senior Website– Marianne Bailey https://thehipsenior.com (click on each book to find the podcasts)
April 13, 2023 – Ketones and Coffee Podcast with Lorenz Manaig (should be available by beginning of May)
April 13, 2023 – Interview for piece on using exogenous ketones to overcome plateau during weight loss in Woman’s World magazine (May 29 issue, for sale between May18 and 24)
April 17, 2023 – Podcast with Cavin Ballaster – Feed a Brain
April 20, 2023 – Interview on Frankie Boyer Radio show – One-Hour Program
https://wcrn.backbonehub.com/THE_FRANKIE_BOYER_SHOW.html (Look for April 20, 2023 edition)
May 31, 2023 – Metabolic Mind Podcast with Dr. Bret Scher
July 8, 2023 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern – Dishing Up Nutrition – Live one-hour radio program
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