Heavy Metals and Mental Health

Why do heavy metals affect mental health, even on a ketogenic diet? Some people begin the ketogenic diet with a high burden of heavy metal accumulations. When this happens, even the increases in glutathione seen with a well-formulated ketogenic diet can be insufficient to completely resolve symptoms. Options include a focus on eating more nutrientsContinue reading “Heavy Metals and Mental Health”

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”