SmartDrugSmarts #147: Ketosis and Your Brain
with Dr. Dom D’Agostino

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If you've heard about ketosis and you're looking to find out more, this podcast from Smart Drug Smarts with Dr. Dominic D'Agostino talks about the state, and what the body goes through on a ketogenic diet.

And, to give you guys a quick introduction about Dr. Dominic D'Agostino, he's a highly known expert in the field who has appeared in many different shows that talks about health and weight loss, more specifically the ketogenic diet. If you watch the Joe Rogan Experience, you might have already heard about Dr. Dominic.

On this episode of the Smart Drug Smarts podcast, he explains the cognitive benefits when your body is in ketosis and how adapting a ketogenic strategy can optimize your metabolism. He gives an in-depth explanation on how to get started and what to expect if you would like to try this diet. Find out what a "Keto Flu" is? or what exactly is a "Ketone breath"? He presents us with some events and expectations we may encounter and other physiological and cognitive responses to ketosis and fasting.

Discover the reasons why he thinks intermittent fasting and ketosis have complementary benefits, and why he considers living in ketosis "normal". Learn how you can tell if your body has gone into ketosis and more!

Here is the video to the podcast down below...

Topics That Were Talked About:

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    A quick background on ketosis
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    What can ketosis do for cognition?
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    Is living in ketosis ‘normal’?
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    Optimizing metabolism and preserving mitochondrial function through dieting
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    Ketones versus glucose for your brain
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    Keto flu”, heightened focus, and other physiological and cognitive responses to ketosis and fasting
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    The difference between male and female responses to ketosis
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    How should you aim to be in a proper state of ketosis?
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    States of mind during a fast versus a ketogenic diet
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    Intermittent fasting versus longer periods of fasting
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    The importance of sodium and magnesium (learn more about it here) during ketosis
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    “Ketone breath”
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    What is the best time to check blood ketones using strips?

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.

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