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”

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”

Will quercetin help my depression?

Quercetin helps to inhibit inflammation, which we know is a massive problem for people with depression. Quercetin’s ability to inhibit TNF-alpha and other types of cytokines can be beneficial in reducing levels of neuroinflammation. It suppresses the production of free radicals that can increase oxidative stress and will thereby increase available levels of antioxidants inContinue reading “Will quercetin help my depression?”

Neuroinflammation and depression

The link between depression and neuroinflammation has been studied for many years. And yet treating neuroinflammation in depression is not thought of as a primary target of intervention. Our society keeps trying to treat depression with pharmaceuticals. And while they can help many people, there are populations of people suffering from depression in which medicationsContinue reading “Neuroinflammation and depression”

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?”

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)”

How do ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders?

How could a ketogenic diet help my anxiety? Or improve my symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders by mediating the underlying pathologies of mental illness that are primarily metabolic in nature. These include glucoseContinue reading “How do ketogenic diets help anxiety disorders?”