Aug 3, 2017
Welcome to episode 6 of the Ketodontist Podcast. Today we have part 2 of our interview with Amy Berger, author of The Alzheimer’s Antidote.
If you liked part 1, you’re going to LOVE part 2!
Alzheimer’s is currently the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
In 2017, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $259 billion. By 2050 those costs could rise as high as $1.1 TRILLION
More than 5 million Americans are living with this disease, that number could rise as high as 16 million by 2050!
In this episode we cover:
Why glucose may NOT be the preferred fuel source
If we can store so much fat, why would it only be used in emergencies?
Oxidation and glycation, what they are and their effects in excess
The big scary keto word: GLUCONEOGENESIS. Dropping truth bombs..
Why you MAY not need to fear eating protein when going keto/low carb
Why not everybody necessarily needs to go keto, but why MOST folks would benefit from low carb
How exercise influences the growth of new neurons
Facts in the show notes from alz.com/facts
Dave Feldman’s cholesterolcode.com
Her book The Alzheimer’s Antidote: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XTXLP2N/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_dp_T2_W4sCzbP12WVJ2