MCT Oil – Stands for medium chain triglycerides and is derived from coconut oil. When consumed, goes straight to liver and produces ketones. It can be mixed in drinks or added to food, but I find it tolerable enough to drink straight. One drawback is that it can cause some abdominal distress, especially in larger doses. I can only take about 1 teaspoon at a time. I try to take 3 to 4 teaspoons spread throughout the day.

Pruvit Keto OS – This is a relatively new product consisting of exogenous ketones. The ketones are contained within the drink mix, so you are directly consuming the ketones to get them into your body.


Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet, By Jimmy Moore

The Brain Trust Program: A Scientifically Based Three-Part Plan to Improve Memory, Elevate Mood, Enhance Attention, Alleviate Migraine and Menopausal Symptoms, and Boost Mental Energy, By Larry McCleary, M.D.

Articles and Studies:

10 Significant Health Benefits of Low-Carb Ketogenic Diets:

The Charlie Foundation for Ketogenic Therapies website:

Ellen Davis’ Ketogenic Diet Resource website:                                     

Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment:

Increased plasma ketone bodies resulted in a corresponding reduction in cerebral metabolic rates of glucose:                                         

Under conditions of ketosis, glucose consumption is decreased in the cortex and cerebellum:

Brain, Livin’ On Ketones – A Molecular Neuroscience Look At The Ketogenic Diet

Neuroprotective and disease-modifying effects of the ketogenic diet

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel (2011):                                             

Clinical review: Ketones and brain injury:                     

Ketogenic Diet Could Delay the Effects of Aging:       

Scientists see a Ketogenic Diet for Aging and Longevity:

Ketosis cleans our cells:                              

Long-term ketogenic diet significantly reduced the body weight and body mass index of the patients:                                                 

Cancer Cells Can’t Live Using Ketones As A Fuel


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