EP104: How Do you Measure for Ketosis?
The differences in blood testing strips and acetone levels in your breath.
Drew welcomes Dr. Joe Anderson to the podcast to have an in-depth conversation about testing, measuring and tracking ketones. Dr. Anderson leads the Clinical Science division at LEVL and is the owner of Anderson Bioscience, a biotechnology consulting firm in Seattle. His expertise in pulmonary physiology and breath research make him uniquely qualified to create the levels of acetone in breath. During the conversation, Drew and Dr. Anderson discuss the different options for measuring and tracking acetone and beta-hydroxybutyrate levels, when it’s best to test and the future of ketosis as therapy for medical ailments.
Key Takeaways:[04:21] How Dr. Anderson ended up in the business of ketosis. [09:19] The 3 different types of ketones in the human body. [13:48] The LEVL product is registered with the Food and Drug Administration to measure acetone. [17:49] How the LEVL device works, what it measures and what it can tell you. [27:55] When is the best time to test breath acetone levels to get the best data? [38:26] The future of ketosis is more than weight loss.
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