Designed By Nature

We are shaped by nature

Looking at our body and how it works, let’s try and find out why it works that way.

  • The fat storage system

    14 February 2021 by

    Perhaps not a very sexy name but why name it something else than what it is? After studying the functioning of our lipoproteins for a good 2 years (and still not finished learning!), it has finally become clear what those lipoprotein are meant for. As complex as it may be, the end goal is really… Read more

  • Metabolism on a ketogenic diet

    18 June 2021 by

    Let me first clarify that this article is about a true ketogenic diet, meaning you actually produce higher levels of BHB. Why am I saying this? Because I notice quite a number of people who leave out most carbs but they don’t necessarily reach the ketogenic state due to various reasons. I’ve always said and… Read more

  • A ketogenic diet increases the brain glucose uptake mechanism

    19 May 2021 by

    When looking into acetoacetone uptake by the brain, I bumped against the following article. I don’t have full access but the abstract showed me the following: Similar trends were observed for (18)FDG uptake with a 1.9-2.6 times increase on the KD and F(asting), respectively (P < 0.05). FDG -> radiolabeled glucose such as used to trace… Read more

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