Hyperketonemia Increases Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Secretion – (07-01-02)

Hyperketonemia Increases Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Secretion

If you are a regular reader of Updates, I’m sure you’re aware of just how much I support the high protein diets that are designed to throw the human body into that dangerous state called ketosis. Here is further support against the “health improving” high protein diets…ketosis leads to upregulation of TNF-alpha, a cytokine intimately related in turning up the level of inflammation in the body. Consider that the latest and greatest drugs for rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease are TNF blockers because increased TNF-alpha is believed to be a contributing factor to the perpetuation of these chronic inflammatory diseases.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.