Oxford Review - Ketones & Athletic Performance

Brian McMahon

Introduction In the early 2000’, the agency responsible for research and innovation in the US military – DARPA – was looking for nutritional ways to enhance the performance of their elite forces. Fighters of these units work under extreme psychological and emotional stress. The compound DARPA was looking for should have improved both physical and mental performance.   Ketones seemed like a great fit for DARPA’s needs. The liver naturally produces ketones in times of food scarcity, which is the most significant physical and psychological stressor our body had to deal with throughout human evolution. Ketones helped our ancestors to...

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The fundamentals of ketosis

Seb Pritchard

  What is Ketosis?   Simply put, it is a metabolic state to that humans enter into when the body does not have enough glucose to fuel itself. This is often the result of a low carbohydrate diet or prolonged fasts. When the body starts to recognize that the amount of glucose at its disposal is too low, it signals the liver to oxidize fatty acids to produce ketone bodies. These ketones are then released from the liver and go into the bloodstream where they act as replacement for glucose as the body’s primary source of metabolic and muscular fuel....

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Strategic Ketosis: 3 Quick Hacks to Enhance Your Ketone Ester Lifestyle

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Strategic Ketosis

As the Oxford Ketone Ester makes it’s way into high-performing populations of athletes, executives, and military special operators, individual users are coming up with all kinds of interesting ways to enhance the “deltaG Lifestyle” and optimize their daily readiness, training, and competition results.  Here are three quick hacks that you can deploy right now and start living in Strategic Ketosis!

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The Oxford Ketone Ester: Interview with founder, Professor Kieran Clarke

Catalina Rodriguez

A mix of biochemist, physiologist and entrepreneur. Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Kieran Clarke studied for her undergraduate BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences at Flinders University. She obtained her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Queensland before taking a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University Medical School Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory between 1985 and 1989. After Harvard, Prof. Clarke was appointed Group Leader for the National Research Council of Canada and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physiology at Ottawa University in Canada. In 1991, she joined the University of Oxford as Professor of Physiological Biochemistry and Head of...

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Intermittent Fasting with ΔH Ketone Health Lower Inflammation

Catalina Rodriguez 1 comment

In the last few decades, continuous calorie restriction was the standard recommendation for people who wanted to lose weight.  However, as many of us know, portion control is difficult, and people have trouble sticking to a diet where every meal is smaller and less satiating than they would desire.  Therefore, people started to look for different weight-loss strategies with the attention of nutrition researchers turning to intermittent fasting in the last 10 years. Rather than continuously restricting calories, intermittent fasting means dividing your day into a fasting window and an eating window.  Many people successfully lose weight and fat with...

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Intermittent Fasting With ΔH Ketone Health for Rapid Weight Loss

Seb Pritchard 1 comment

If you are an athlete who needs to lose a couple of pounds before a competition, after recovering from an injury or if you just need to lose a couple of pounds before your beach holiday, we have you covered.  Here we will show you how to optimally use 16/8 intermittent fasting for quick weight loss and how our ΔH Ketone Health drink greatly compliments this regime, making your fast easier and preserving your muscle. Your 8-hour eating window - Lunch: The 16/8 intermittent fast consists of a 16-hour fasting window and an 8-hour eating window.  We recommend starting your...

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