What’s a Good Window for Fasting? It Depends, Here’s Tools That Can Help

by Mike Mutzel


I thought you'd enjoy some info about fat oxidation and various related biomarkers (e.g. ketones, breath acetone etc…)

Here are a few big takeaways:

– The physiology about how fat is burned and ketones are made

– Testing the different metabolites: advantages and limitations

– Making sense of the different ketone metabolites for health and disease tracking tracking

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The breath acetone tracking device we mentioned above is made by Biosense, it's a neat unit that I've been testing with over the years. You can use code HIH to save $30 at checkout.


Related Video: making sense of breath acetone in the context of nutritional ketosis and fat oxidation

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Prabhakar A, Quach A, Wang D, Zhang H, Terrera M, et al. (2014) Breath Acetone as Biomarker for Lipid Oxidation and Early Ketone Detection. Glob J Obes Diabetes Metab Syndr 1(1): 012-019.


Anderson, J. C. (2015). Measuring breath acetone for monitoring fat loss: Review. Obesity, 23(12), 2327–2334. h


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