How To Use The Ketogenic Diet for Productivity and Mental Performance

KETONES IMPROVE BRAIN FUNCTION

The standard Western diet is deficient in many areas, including the very important essential fatty acids. This is detrimental to health because we need these for the body and brain to function properly.

KETOSIS FOR MENTAL PERFORMANCE

First, let’s start with a little refresher around ketosis and energy.

It’s been known for a while that ketones can benefit those with neurodegeneration issues like epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and aging-related cognitive diseases. The production of ketone bodies can help in these cases because the brains of people with these problems can’t use enough of the available glucose to handle cognition and perception. A ketogenic diet can then assist by providing a backup source of energy.

This is how ketosis works. Now that we’ve understood that, let’s talk about how ketosis might be used as an advantage for your mental state and productivity.

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7 Keys to Increase Productivity

This article first appeared on MadebyHemp.com.

We’ve all had those days when we feel like we are not accomplishing anything no matter how hard we work. Looming deadlines, increasing workload, multitasking and stress could all disrupt a person’s productivity. “Work smarter, not harder” has become a famous motto among the workforce. And this statement actually has merit. Sometimes, when we wear too many hats, take on too much work, instead of becoming more productive, our productivity actually decreases. So what can we do to increase our productivity? read more

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