C is for Carnivore

In a guest post I wrote for Break Nutrition todayI showed that the RDA for vitamin C is grossly inflated, particularly on a ketogenic diet. The amount of vitamin C that prevents scurvy, even in carb-eaters, is at most a mere 10 mg a day, and there is little support for taking extra, unless your […]

Ketogenic Diets, Vitamin C, and Metabolic Syndrome

This is an excerpt from today’s guest post on breaknutrition.com:The Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) for different nutrients were developed on Western diets, and therefore, high-carb diets. Given that a ketogenic metabolism uses different metabolic pathways and induces cascades of drastically different metabolic and physiological effects, it would be astonishing if any of the RDAs are entirely […]