Dr. Anton’s Health Blog

Written by Stephen Anton PhD on August 3rd, 2020

An important question is how or why intermittent fasting helps muscles stay strong, and I think the key factor is the metabolic switch, where the body shifts using ketones as a primary fuel source.

The reason that matters is because ketones are “anti-catabolic” which means they help prevent the breakdown of muscle during fasting.

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Written by Stephen Anton PhD on July 27th, 2020

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have likely heard about the benefits of intermittent fasting.

While it’s true that there are tremendous benefits to intermittent fasting, there are right and wrong ways to get started with an intermittent fasting lifestyle.

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Written by Stephen Anton PhD on July 23rd, 2020

Our bodies are amazing machines and can run off of two different fuel sources depending on need:

Glucose and fat (aka, ketones)

However, due to our usual eating patterns, most of us only run off one of these fuels (Glucose).

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Written by Stephen Anton PhD on July 16th, 2020

In today’s day and age, so many of us are on heightened alert to any symptom our body presents, or we notice.

Given the widespread fear being perpetuated about the virus, it is understandable how this reaction could occur.

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Written by Stephen Anton PhD on July 13th, 2020

“Have you ever fallen into the dreaded diet trap?”

Almost everyone has at one time or another.

The one where you successfully lost some weight after following a highly restrictive diet for a long time.

Only to regain the weight that you fought so hard to remove.

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I’ve had the privilege of studying the fields of obesity, metabolism, and aging for the past 20 years and felt an increasing desire to share what I’ve learned with as many people as possible the past few years.

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    I’ve had the privilege of studying the fields of obesity, metabolism, and aging for the past 20 years and felt an increasing desire to share what I’ve learned with as many people as possible the past few years.

    More About Dr. Anton
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