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Title:
The complete book of ketones : a practical guide to ketogenic diets and ketone supplements / by Mary T. Newport, M.D. ; foreword by Theodore VanItallie, M.D. ; graphics by Joanna Newport Rand.
ISBN:
9781684421602

9781684421619
Publication Information:
Nashville, Tennessee : Turner Publishing Company, [2019]
Physical Description:
xvi, 456 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents:
Foreword / by Theodore VanItallie, MD -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Steve's emergence form Alzheimer's awakens a messenger for ketones in me -- Why go keto? -- Quick start to a low-carb ketogenic diet -- Ketones as a primitive fuel: little molecules, big effects -- The ketogenic lifestyle: evolution and historical perspective -- Pioneers and rising stars in ketone research and practice; a historical review -- The full spectrum of ketogenic diets -- Other strategies to help you go keto -- Considerations for special populations: moms, children, seniors, people with cancer or other medical conditions, and pets -- Monitoring for healthy and not-so-healthy people -- Common and not-so-common problems with exogenous ketones and the ketogenic diet -- The controversy about saturated fat, cholesterol, and your heart -- The question: why go keto? The answer: why not? -- Addendum: questions and answers about coconut oil, MCT oil, and exogenous ketone supplements -- References by chapter -- Keto friendly recipes.
Abstract:
"Stemming from her experience with how ketogenic dietary intervention dramatically improved her husband's early onset Alzheimer's disease, Dr. Mary Newport wrote this book as a practical approach for implementing ketones into our daily lives in order to improve the human condition ...this book provides a breakdown of the science behind ketogenics and includes personal testimonies from people who have experienced the benefits of practicing a keto lifestyle first hand. This book also provides strategies for increasing ketone levels, an overview of the different types of ketogenic diets and their benefits, a list of ketone supplements, keto-friendly recipes and ingredients, sources for finding specialty foods, and much more."-- Back cover.
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