Episode 49:  13 Surprising Benefits of Ketones [Brain, Heart, Cancer, Sleep, & More!]

Ketones have a bunch of interesting health benefits.  probably more than you realize!

Topics Addressed:

  • Intro / preview (0:00)
  • Brain – Alzheimer’s (2:46)
  • Brain – Parkinson’s (3:34)
  • Brain – Traumatic injuries (3:47)
  • Brain – Seizures (4:22)
  • Mental health – anxiety (4:58)
  • Mental health – schizophrenia, bipolar… (5:25)
  • Heart failure / heart function  (6:29)
  • Muscle maintenance (7:12)
  • Blood sugar (7:50)
  • Cancer – prevention (9:11)
  • Cancer – chemo side effects (10:18)
  • Metabolic syndrome – even w/o wt loss (10:49)
  • Sleep deprivation (12:04)
  • Next steps (12:52)

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Ben Tanner, PA-C

Ben has been practicing as a physician assistant (PA, or PA-C, similar to a doctor) in emergency medicine, urgent care, and family practice since 2014. Since 2016, he has developed an avid interest in various forms of fasting, using it to improve his own health while helping friends, family, and patients do the same.