Bulletproof Radio #85
Chatting It Up With Dom D'Agostino

Bulletproof Podcast

A lot of people might think that the primary purpose of being on the ketogenic diet is solely for losing weight. But in this podcast episode, Dominic D’Agostino will tell us the other benefits of ketosis aside from maintaining our figure.

To give you a little bit of background about our guest, Dominic D’Agostino, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida. He was featured in TedX and has done a lot of studies regarding metabolic disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, oxygen toxicity, and many more.

In episode #85 of the Bulletproof Podcast, Dominic will touch base on how ketosis works, including its benefits and risks. He will also talk about his research about how ketogenic diet aids as an anti-seizure, an alternative fuel for the brain and muscles, and how it helps in enhancing cognitive performance. Dominic will also shed some light on what ketone esters are and if the keto diet is for everyone. Aside from that, he will also share tips on what he does on his keto journey which includes his protein and BP coffee regimen, and his 4000-calorie/day diet.

You will not want to miss this episode if you would love to learn more about the benefits of being on the diet. Now, let's get into the podcast! 

​Main Takeaways from the podcast:

  • ​95% Ketosis
  • ​Why Dominic studies ketosis
  • Ketone esters (learn more here)
  • ​Ketones as the preferred source of energy for the brain
  • ​Sharing of ketogenic recipes
  • ​Dominic’s protein and BP coffee regimen
  • ​Dave’s 4000 calorie a day diet and how it fits into his research
  • ​Down side of ketosis
  • ​Markers of inflammation and cholesterol
  • ​Sex hormones in ketosis
  • ​Body vibration
  • ​Occlusion training
  • ​Eating like an Eskimo and extreme ketosis
  • ​Is a ketogenic diet for everyone?
  • ​Chronic cardio
  • ​Is a ketogenic diet optimal for kids?
  • ​Dominic’s top 3 recs to kick more ass
Bulletproof Podcast #85

About the Author

Ryan is a personal trainer, athlete, health enthusiast, and entrepreneur. He is researching and expanding his knowledge about the ketogenic diet. He spends most of his time writing content about his new learnings of the ketogenic diet and shares it on Ketogenic Supplement Reviews. You can find me on: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.