Dom D’Agostino PhD – Should I take a ketone supplement or try exogenous ketones?
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EXOGENOUS KETONES.
What Type of diet works best with Keto Exo©
To get the most benefit we recommend a lower carb (less than 100g/day) or ketogenic (less than 50g/day) diet.
Does Keto Exo© help improve brain function?
Yes, Ketones are arguably the preferred source of energy for the brain and are used efficiently. There are many trials showing mental improvements seen in ketogenic subjects, including a reduction in the mental decline of those suffering from Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Parkinson’s. Ketones have shown to improve functions around learning, memory and mood.
It is estimated for every 1.0 m/mol of ketones in the blood there is approximately a 10% improvement in brain function. Using Keto-Exo could increase Ketones to 1-3 m/mol which could have a profound improvement in mental processing speed and creativity. You may want to consider using Fast Track prior to those important meetings or mentally demanding tasks.
How will improved brain function help me as an Athlete?
Many people underestimate the benefit of thinking clearing during racing and training. The ability to think through a situation, think through a strategy during the race and make good decisions could make or break your result. In every sport from golf, tennis, cycling to running race mistakes are made, its the person who doesn’t compound the mistake with another mistake that will get a great result.
Will Ketones assist in not hitting the wall?
Most athletes at some point have ‘hit the wall’ but attribute this to a physical failure of the body. What most people don’t know is hitting the wall is your body losing the battle with your brain for energy. Ketones are a primary fuel for the brain and the body spare glucose to be used by muscle and keep your brain alert and fueled making you ‘bonk proof’
How soon will I be in Ketosis after consuming KETO Exo©?
Within 20–30 minutes you could be in full ketosis depending on your diet and when you consumed KETO Exo ©. It may keep you in ketosis for 3-4 hours.
What do exogenous ketones do for diet?
Exogenous ketones are supplements and should be supplementary to a low carb/ketogenic style of eating. They will allow you to Fast track your way from High carb to Low carb, or get you back into Ketosis if your diet falls by the way side. Ketones don’t cause weight loss, they help cause ketosis. Exogenous Ketones can be used as a tool to achieve your low carb nutritional strategy without a number of the difficulties often experienced and cause many people to not follow a low sugar, low carb lifestyle and all the benefits.
Are raspberry ketones the same as exogenous ketones?
Are “Raspberry Ketones” the Same as “Ketone Bodies”? Raspberry ketones have become an increasingly popular ingredient used in fat-loss supplements. But, despite their name, they have no relation to ketone bodies. This has created some confusion for people interested in exogenous ketone supplements.
What does it mean when you have ketones in your urine?
Ketones are produced when the body burns fat for energy or fuel. They are also produced when you lose weight or if there is not enough insulin to help your body use sugar for energy. Without enough insulin, glucose builds up in the blood. Since the body is unable to use glucose for energy, it breaks down fat instead producing ketones.