Fat-brain connections.

Published: 16 Jul 2020
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Click the link below to see an article that looks at the role of fat metabolism to control the stress response – relates to the ketogenic diet.

These studies "support a link between stress biology and energy metabolism, a connection that has clear relevance for numerous disease states and their comorbidities". Even more significant in relation to the role of fat within the ketogenic diet is that they highlight the fact that fat cells in the body (adipocytes) link energy mobilisation and control of stress responses. They discovered that key receptors on adipose tissue, when stimulated inhibit "psychogenic as well as metabolic stress responses".

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