The ketogenic diet has been growing in popularity lately both for its ability to induce fat loss and it's ability to increase mental and physical performance. With its rise, we also find many promising advancements in the supplement industry in the realm of support for those who want to try the ketogenic diet. We also find some false promises.
In this episode we discuss ketosis, ketones, and one of the more promising supplements with the founders of Kegenix. Kegenix makes a supplement called Prime that contains beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB). BHB is one of the two main ketones produced by the liver, and these salts were developed by Doctor Dominic D'Agostino, one of the premier researchers on ketosis. We discuss the value of ketosis and its application for fat loss, health, performance, and for active duty military members. To find out more of the details surrounding this product be sure to check out our show notes at
In this episode we discuss reasons why high fat diets may be more helpful to those who serve in combat MOS's, how best to get into ketosis, and advice for those who want to use ketosis to get to the next level.
Brant Cortright, Ph.D., is the author of The Neurogenesis Diet and Lifestyle: Upgrade Your Brain, Upgrade Your Life and a brain health coach. He is a Professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. As a licensed clinical psychologist he maintains a private practice in San Francisco that focuses on an integral/holistic and neuroscience-informed approach to brain health and depth psychotherapy. He specializes in depression, stress and anxiety, career and meaning, as well as relationship and intimacy issues.
He has authored two previous books, Integral Psychology and Psychotherapy and Spirit (both published by SUNY Press.) He speaks and gives workshops around the US, Europe and Asia.
In this episode we get into a lot of random stuff. Everything from fitness to consciousness to fecal fetishes. Not sure how we got to fecal fetishes, but it should be entertaining.