Does Keto Cause Hair Loss?

When you’re on a keto diet, your body enters into a state of ketosis. Ketosis is when your body is using fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates and glucose. This process can cause hair loss in some people, but that doesn’t mean it will happen to everyone. In fact, most people don’t experience any hair… Continue reading Does Keto Cause Hair Loss?

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Muscle Glycogen And Athletic Performance

Muscle glycogen is a key player in an athlete’s success. Glycogen provides rapid energy release when the brain sends out signals to any muscle group to contract forcefully and quickly. Therefore, high-intensity exercise that requires quick bursts of explosive movement requires a large and readily available glycogen pool to be stored in the muscles. Glycogen… Continue reading Muscle Glycogen And Athletic Performance

Omega-3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids And The Brain

Omega-3, 6, and 9 fatty acids are all essential for brain health. In addition, they help to regulate moods and may even help protect against age-related memory loss. However, deficiencies in these fats can contribute to a wide variety of serious disorders, including depression, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. In this article,… Continue reading Omega-3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids And The Brain

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The Truth About Excess Protein on a Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, medium protein, and low-carb diet that shifts the body’s metabolism from carbs to fat. Fat is metabolically active tissue in humans and plays many different roles within the body, including sending signals to control hunger. However, it is best known for being the form of fat that accumulates in… Continue reading The Truth About Excess Protein on a Ketogenic Diet

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