Fasting and the brain (BDNF)

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Fasting, brain health and BDNF Good brain health is a state in which every individual can realize their own abilities and optimize their cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural functioning to cope with life situations. Numerous interconnected social and biological determinants (incl. genetics) play a role in brain development and brain health from pre-conception through the […]

mTor and balancing anabolism

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Balancing Anabolism and mTor Fasting is great tool for many different reasons such as weight loss, improving insulin resistance, increasing growth hormone, congitive clarity, and much more. However, the most potent benefit is probably balancing between Anabolism and Catabolism. Anabolism and Catabolism Catabolism is the state triggered during periods of no available energy such as […]

High cholesterol on a ketogenic diet

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High cholesterol on a ketogenic diet The below video from Dr. Paul Mason explains what it means to have High Cholesterol when doing a Keto lifestyle Source: Youtube – Dr. Paul Mason – High Cholestrol on a Ketogenic DIet Should you be concerned with your cholesterol levels? In very simple terms, no. The myth […]

What Should Your Ketone Levels Be?

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What should your Ketone levels be? Source: When starting a keto diet, pretty much everyone gets focused on their ketone levels. It makes sense. They are concrete measurements of progress and most of us are goal oriented. But we can’t tell you how many people we’ve spoken to who wanted to give up because […]

Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6

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Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids or PUFAs are very important fats which are essential for our health. We need to deep-dive a bit more though and understand how best to incoporate them into our diet for optimal benefits. In the recent years our diet has changed quite a lot and unfortunately not […]

Understanding ketosis

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Understanding ketosis & fat adaptation You might have heard many people talk about the keto diet and that it is a high-fat diet. But what does all this really mean? Why is this important and how does our body react to a high-fat diet? Let us drill into the world of ketones!   The car […]

How much red meat should you eat?

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Many people seem concerned about having as the main source of their protein red meat, since it has been linked with cancer and higher levels of cholesterol. Since recently the question of how often one should eat red meat is popping-up a lot, I think it is important to try and shed light on the […]

Why follow a keto diet?

Is a ketogenic diet important for health? Is getting into ketosis the only path to improve health?

The Fat Burning Riboflavin (B2)

Vitamin B2 is also known as Riboflavin and similarly to B1 it’s main role is to help extract energy from the food we eat. However opposite to B1, B2 specializes in burning fat since burning fat requires almost twice as much riboflavin as burning carbs. Let’s learn about the fat-burning Riboflavin !