#258 Bonus: Ketones Spare Muscle, New Research Says

03.12.2019 - By High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel, MS

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This show is brought to you by MYOXCIENCE Nutrition https://myoxcience.com Use promo code HIH to save 20% off your next order  About this show:  Like it or not, we all lose muscle with age—which, honestly, kinda stinks. And much of our metabolic rate and fat-burning potential depends on muscle. Thus, strategies that can prevent age-related muscle loss are hot topics among scientists nowadays. In fact, new research suggests that ketones have “anti-catabolic” effects in muscle—meaning: they may slow muscle loss. This is attractive to us as we age, but it’s also important to consider if/when one has an elective procedure—say surgery—or has to travel or be sedentary. Here’s a quick breakdown of the study and key takeaways: http://bit.ly/2SZTwFQ All the best, Mike P.S. If you’re worried that decreasing meal frequency—often a successful part of the ketogenic diet—will lose your hard-earned muscle, check this out: http://bit.ly/2SZTwFQ

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