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#074 Dr. Dominic D'Agostino on Developing a Well-Designed Ketogenic Diet and Harnessing Its Benefits


Dr. Dominic ("Dom") D'Agostino is an expert on a wide range of topics related to metabolic health, ketosis, and ketogenic diets. As one of the world's foremost experts on the ketogenic diet, Dom has personally practiced some variation of ketogenic diet for over a decade, bringing a substantial amount of practical experience along with his anecdotes from human and animal research.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • (00:00) Introduction to Dr. Dominic D'Agostino
  • (04:59) What is "keto” (and what it is not)
  • (08:42) Types of ketogenic diets
  • (15:27) Lifestyle Ketogenic Diet
  • (26:36) Biomarkers and hyperlipidemia
  • (29:41) Micronutrients and Supplementation
  • (33:40) Exogenous Ketones
  • (55:48) Optimal blood concentration of ketones (Dom's pick)
  • (01:13:31) Exercise performance and anti-catabolic effects
  • (01:34:37) Brain and Memory
  • (01:42:39) Intermittent Fasting
  • (01:51:43) Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • (01:58:05) Migraines
  • (02:04:17) Autoimmune diseases
  • (02:06:15) Cancer
  • (02:22:03) Carnivore diet
  • (02:28:22) Dom's lifestyle habits
  • (02:31:46) Measuring ketones

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