Dr. Dominic D’agostino is a tenured professor at the University of South Florida involved in cutting edge research on the ketogenic diet’s applications in areas such as cancer therapies, Alzheimer’s treatment, and more. We got into some fascinating topics such as performance enhancement applications of a ketogenic diet in the context of military special forces, how manta rays utilize ketosis, potential benefits of exogenous ketones in emergency medical situations, the vital importance of DHA, why fish should be a ketogenic staple food, and much more. This is a gem of an episode. Enjoy.
Dom’s fiancé, Csilla Ari recently did a TED talk on her research into the brains of manta rays and why they need to be protected and studied: