Prurigo Pigmentosa aka keto-rash

Prurigo Pigmentosa (PP) is a skin rash that can establish itself when people transition to a ketogenic diet. If you want to know how it looks like then you’ll find plenty of examples on Google. On our Reddit channel r/ketoscience we have published case reports and sometimes get people questioning about it. Obviously people whoContinue reading “Prurigo Pigmentosa aka keto-rash”

Hepatic Glucose Metabolism

After writing about the liver buffers I wanted to understand a bit more on the regulation of gluconeogenesis and buildup of the resulting glucose as glycogen in the liver. I have also written about protein being a supply-driven process with the mechanism intended to increase liver glycogen storage. In order for that supply-driven mechanism toContinue reading “Hepatic Glucose Metabolism”

Linking the hepatic glycogen buffer with protein protection

As a short recap of my article on the liver buffer, insulin causes the build-up of glycogen in the liver. When I looked into protein and fructose, I touched the topic of protein protection for the first time. With this article I wanted to go a bit deeper into this aspect and do this byContinue reading “Linking the hepatic glycogen buffer with protein protection”

LMHR and the elevated LDL cholesterol

For those who don’t know, LMHR stands for Lean Mass Hyper Responder and refers to the lipid profile of people who achieve high LDL cholesterol, high HDL cholesterol and low triglycerides. Hyper responder refers to the high LDL that is achieved and lean mass because most of these people appear to have low body fat.Continue reading “LMHR and the elevated LDL cholesterol”

Longevity (2a)

In the introduction on vaccination there were a couple of questions raised to delve deeper into. In this post we’ll have a look at the following question: Do vaccines get tested for safety in the same (rigorous) way as other drugs? So we need to look at how drugs are tested in general and thenContinue reading “Longevity (2a)”

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