Can "bad" Stomach Bacteria Feed On Ketones?
Only bacteria that can survive high acidity in the stomach is Helicobacter pylori and it’s a direct cause of stomach ulcers, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, etc. You probably meant intestinal bacteria. Bad intestinal bacteria are there usually because of the antibiotic misuse. Treatment is with pro-biotics. Some bacteria almost certainly can use glucose, ketone bodies, and everything else for food. Do they actually thrive on them, I don’t know. Ketogenic diet do not have any untoward effects on the intestine. Continue reading >>