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Beta-hydroxybutyrate or BHB –All You Need to Know
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BHB stands for beta-hydroxybutyrate, one of the three main ketone bodies. It's a clean-burning energy source for both the body and the brain. What's more, it's easily measurable in the blood, providing a great biomarker for ketosis.

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How to Run Faster: Mental and Physical Techniques
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Runners chase speed. For many, it's a lifelong pursuit. The connection between the body and the mind is important for speed, and harnessing both with these techniques may decrease those mile times.

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Keto Diet Fundamentals
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A ketogenic diet, or “keto diet,” refers to an extremely low-carbohydrate, high-fat pattern of eating. This article dives into the history of the keto diet, explains the basics of the science behind it, and provides tools for those looking to try keto for the first time.

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Exploring Traumatic Brain Injury in the NFL and Military
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CTE has been chronicled extensively as a problem existing in the NFL. But traumatic brain injury also happens frequently in the military. We explore what causes these brain injuries, how they get worse with repetition, and what can be done to prevent them.

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The Root Cause: Links Between Insulin Resistance & Disease ft. Dr. Benjamin Bikman
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Growing evidence suggests that insulin resistance is an important metabolic driver behind diseases like diabetes, neurological conditions like Alzheimer's, and even some forms of cancer. We chat with Dr. Benjamin Bikman, whose research emphasizes the etiology of insulin resistance and disrupted mitochondrial function.

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What’s Keto Flu and How Do You Cure it?
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Early keto dieters can be met with a series of symptoms as the body adapts to using other sources of energy (besides carbohydrates). Often called the "keto flu," these symptoms are often overcome quickly with a few tips and techniques.

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Beta-hydroxybutyrate or BHB –All You Need to Know
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BHB stands for beta-hydroxybutyrate, one of the three main ketone bodies. It's a clean-burning energy source for both the body and the brain. What's more, it's easily measurable in the blood, providing a great biomarker for ketosis.

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Do Calories Matter on a Keto Diet?
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Are all calories created equal? Not on the keto diet. Weight loss has emerged as a primary incentive for going keto. That's not driven by the amount of calories, but instead by the type of calories consumed.

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Ketones in Urine: All You Need to Know
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Monitoring ketone levels in urine is important for both diabetics and those waiting to maintain ketosis. Here's what to look for, how to test and the advantages vs. disadvantages of testing urine for ketones.

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Keto Diet Fundamentals
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A ketogenic diet, or “keto diet,” refers to an extremely low-carbohydrate, high-fat pattern of eating. This article dives into the history of the keto diet, explains the basics of the science behind it, and provides tools for those looking to try keto for the first time.

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Intermittent Fasting as Medicine ft. Dr. Jason Fung
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Meet Dr. Jason Fung, a pioneer of intermittent fasting in the clinical setting. Dr. Fung reveals similarities of intermittent fasting and the ketogenic diet, the hacks one can use during a fast and when to use them, and how fasting can be the cure for the underlying root cause of Type 2 diabetes.

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Human Endurance & The Mind-Body Connection ft. Alex Hutchinson
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With the scientific revolution taking over endurance sport, athletes are looking for new ways to train, fuel, recover and even think. We discuss human endurance with Alex Hutchinson, one of the most respected writers in the community. His newest book, Endure, is a New York Times bestseller; his “Sweat Science” column in Outside Magazine is widely popular; he received a National Magazine Award for his technology coverage in Popular Science.

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Making History: The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon ft. Kathrine Switzer
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The Boston Marathon is seen as the ultimate marathon that many runners aspire to achieve and conquer. In 1967, history was made as Kathrine Switzer became the first official woman to run the Boston Marathon. We sit down with Kathrine and dive into her story and her broader journey fighting for sports equality.

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Meat Heals: The Autoimmune Disease Case ft. Mikhaila Peterson
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"Meat heals" is a popular tagline within the carnivore community. This rings true for Mikhaila Peterson, who has suffered from various autoimmune disorders & depression for the majority of her life. Simply eating an organic olive could trigger a waterfall of symptoms that makes the next few weeks an ordeal.

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