Is a Ketogenic (Low Carb) Diet Heart Healthy? • Dr Bret Scher
By Gary Kirwan
US certified cardiologist, Dr Bret Scher, is today’s guest interview. Bret shares with us the benefits of a low carb high fat, or keto diets, in preventing heart disease. He helps to explain why we should be re-thinking our fear of fat and why some doctors are still reluctant to do so. We then find out about the importance of lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, sleep and stress management on prevention of cardiovascular disease. We also go into discussing LDL and the importance of context when evaluating blood work, statins, and familial hypercholesteremia. Go to the show notes for episode 46 at https://www.biohackerslab.com/ep46-dr-bret-scher/ for more links & highlights.Support the show.