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”

Are OPCs an option for treating depression without medication?

Are oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) a natural option for treating depression without medication? In psychiatric issues such as depression, the symptoms treated by the effects of oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs) include inflammation, oxidative stress, and neurodegeneration. They improve blood flow and nutrient availability to cells and increase the health of the blood-brain barrier. This allows less prohibitiveContinue reading “Are OPCs an option for treating depression without medication?”

Ketogenic Diets for ADHD

Can Keto Help ADHD? Ketogenic diets can help ADHD by treating several areas of underlying pathology identified as causing symptoms. These areas include glucose hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, low brain-derived neurotrophic factor, inflammation, and oxidative stress. A well-formulated ketogenic diet can also improve the nutrient status and treat cofactor insufficiencies seen in ADHD populations. Introduction AttentionContinue reading “Ketogenic Diets for ADHD”

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)”

Panic Disorder (PD)

How could a ketogenic diet help treat the symptoms of Panic Disorder (PD)? Ketogenic diets modify at least four of the pathologies we see in panic disorder (PD) and panic attacks. These pathologies include glucose hypometabolism, neurotransmitter imbalances, inflammation, and oxidative stress. A ketogenic diet is a powerful dietary therapy that will directly impact theseContinue reading “Panic Disorder (PD)”

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?”