Presentation by Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
Keto-Adaptation to Low Carbohydrate Diets
If a person really reviews the science behind a low-carb diet and doesn’t start it them self, they completely missed the point or were sleeping in class. ~Michael Lantz
Some highlights of the presentation
Low-carbohydrate diets remain a fridge concept.
What’s insulin resistance? How does this lead to weight gain?
Low-carb diets are breaking many health records.
You are not not what you eat. You are what you save from what you eat.
“You can not only prevent type-2 diabetes you can substantially reverse it.” Jeff Volek, PhD, RD
The ketogenic diet as a treatment paradigm for diverse neurological disorders.
Neuroprotective role of ketones in:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Mitochondrial disorders
- Brain trauma
- Others….autism, migraine, depression, wound healing
Athletes on a ketogenic diet have the highest fat oxidation in exercise than any other athletes.
Dieters say, “I had no inclination to snack” and “I don’t wake up hungry!” and “I feel great, even euphoric!”
“Half of what we know is wrong, the purpose of science is to determine which half.” Arthur Kornberg, Nobel Laureate