Topics discussed in this interview:
- What is Insulin Resistance?
- White fat cells vs brown fat cells
- The number one cause of disease
- The role of keto and fasting in correcting metabolic disease
Benjamin Bikman earned his Ph.D. in Bioenergetics and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Duke-National University of Singapore in metabolic disorders. Currently, his professional focus as a scientist and associate professor at Brigham Young University is to better understand the role of elevated insulin in regulating obesity and diabetes, including the relevance of ketones in mitochondrial function. He just authored a brilliant book Why We Get Sick.