Are Exogenous Ketones Beneficial For Blood Sugar?
Are Exogenous Ketones Beneficial For Blood Sugar? Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll onAugust 13, 2018 Type 2 diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic (read: ridiculous) proportions in the past few decades. If left unmanaged, type 2 diabetes can damage vessels that supply blood to vital organs and can also lead to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. But a new study published in the Journal of Physiology has shown that a ketone supplement can lower blood sugar levels. 1 While more studies will need to be conducted, the findings suggest a future method to control blood sugar spikes for those with diabetes. This is potentially great news. Youve probably heard of these weird sounding supplements before. If you follow health or diet trends, you know a lot of people are making all kinds of claims about them. But what the heck are exogenous ketones and why should you care? Exogenous ketones come in different forms and are used for several different reasons including fat burning, reducing ketosis symptoms, enhancing physical performance and mental performance. Ketones are actually made by the body in absence of carbohydrates and they are typically made from stored fat. Your body can r Continue reading >>