episode #203

Ketosis & Immunity

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KETOSIS & IMMUNITY

The term “ketosis” has become wildly popular online. But what exactly does it mean and how does it affect your immunity? Dr. Stephanie reveals all that plus COVID-19, metabolic function, and the relationship between inflammation and immune function. You’ll hear all about the role of insulin dysfunction and excess adipose tissue and immune function.

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 Episode Overview:

  • 5:53 Introduction
  • 7:43 Inflammation and Immune Function
  • 9:20 COVID-19
  • 13:20 Therapeutic Ketosis
  • 18:08 Ketosis and Metabolic Function
  • 24:02 Insulin
  • 26:20 Adipose Tissue
  • 34:46 Fiber and Carb Timing
  • 38:26 Estima Diet
  • 42:49 Conclusion

Episodes Referenced:

David Sinclair Episode

Dom D’agostino Episode 

Studies Referenced: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ajcn/nqab270/6369073

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.08.21260210v1.full.pdf

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