Optimal Weaning from an Evolutionary Perspective:

The evolution of our brains, meat eating, and a reliance on ketogenic metabolism I recently had the privilege of presenting a talk, with the same title as this post, at the Ancestral Health Symposium. I am posting the video here, with a transcript, some references, and related material. Transcript This is what I said for […]

Babies thrive under a ketogenic metabolism

Some people, even some scientists who study ketogenic metabolism, have the idea that ketogenesis is somehow abnormal, or exceptional; an adaptation for emergencies only. We disagree. One reason we think a ketogenic metabolism is normal and desirable, is that human newborns are in ketosis. Despite the moderate sugar content of human breast milk, breastfeeding is […]