how to increase glutathione on a ketogenic diet – supplements

How do I increase glutathione on a ketogenic diet? The amino acids glycine, cysteine, and glutamine are used in glutathione production. Eating foods that are good sources of complete amino acids or taking a balanced amino acid supplement will help you make more glutathione. Other important nutrients like B-vitamins, magnesium, selenium, zinc, iron, and alpha-lipoicContinue reading “how to increase glutathione on a ketogenic diet – supplements”

Glutathione and the ketogenic diet

How does the ketogenic diet’s upregulation of glutathione play a part in healing your brain from mental illness and neurological disorders? Glutathione is the brain’s main antioxidant system. The ketogenic diet’s ability to upregulate glutathione production is particularly helpful for people with mental illness or neurological disorders. Ketogenic diets increase the production of glutathione inContinue reading “Glutathione and the ketogenic diet”

Ketogenic Diet for Bipolar Disorder

Can the ketogenic diet treat bipolar disorder? Mounting evidence supports the use of ketogenic diets for bipolar disorder because of the ketogenic diet’s ability to modify underlying pathological mechanisms such as brain hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, brain inflammation, and oxidative stress. There are numerous anecdotal reports, published case studies in peer-reviewed journals, articles reviewing the literatureContinue reading “Ketogenic Diet for Bipolar Disorder”

Why are you irritable on keto

Why does keto make me irritable? It can take 3 to 6 weeks to adapt to a ketogenic diet. During that time irritability may occur from insufficient electrolyte supplementation (especially sodium), potentiation effects of existing medications causing side effects, or psychological factors related to making big lifestyle changes. You are not irritable because you areContinue reading “Why are you irritable on keto”

Ketogenic Diet Treats Alcoholism

Can the ketogenic diet be used as an effective treatment for alcoholism? A 3-week RCT done by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism found that a ketogenic diet could reduce the need for detox medications, reduce alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and reduce alcohol cravings. The researchers also found that brain scans of participants usingContinue reading “Ketogenic Diet Treats Alcoholism”

Can keto treat my depression without medication?

How can a ketogenic diet help treat Depression? Ketogenic diets modify at least four of the underlying pathologies seen in people with depression. These include glucose hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, inflammation, and oxidative stress. A ketogenic diet is a powerful dietary therapy shown to directly impact these four underlying mechanisms (and others) involved with depression symptoms. PleaseContinue reading “Can keto treat my depression without medication?”

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

How can a ketogenic diet help treat the symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Ketogenic diets are able to modify at least four of the pathologies we see in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). These pathologies include glucose hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, inflammation, and oxidative stress. A ketogenic diet is a powerful dietary therapy that has beenContinue reading “Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)”

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

How could a ketogenic diet help treat the symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)? Ketogenic diets are able to modify at least four of the pathologies we see underlying Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). These pathologies include glucose hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, inflammation, and oxidative stress. A ketogenic diet is a powerful dietary therapy that has beenContinue reading “Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)”