Who Really Benefits From High Ketone Levels?
Guest Post by Patricia Daly, BA Hons, dipNT, mBANT, mNTOI
When trawling recent “Keto forums” and reading people’s experience with the diet, it’s very noticeable that there is some sort of “ketone craze” happening.
Meaning that generally healthy people who want to shed a few pounds, have more energy or improve their mental clarity are convinced that pushing their blood ketone levels to levels of 5 mmol/l or beyond would benefit them—or help them lose weight faster. The goal of this article is to look at the rationale behind elevated ketones (or not) and what to aim for in various different “health situations”.