Dr. Sarah Hallberg: Can people with a family history of high cholesterol do a ketogenic diet?

Dr. Sarah Hallberg: Can people with a family history of high cholesterol do a ketogenic diet?

November 4, 2019 5 By William Morgan


– Is a ketogenic diet an
option for a patient with
a family history of hypercholesteremia?
– Absolutely, and like I
said again let’s go back to
the cardiovascular risk
paper that we just published,
looking at improvement in
22 out of 26 risk factors.
And so having a family history
of hypercholesterolemia
does not preclude anyone from
participating in a lifestyle
change that includes nutritional ketosis.
But once again, I’m gonna
go back to say everyone
is different, and this is
one of those things that you
need to have a physician
who is following with you
to help make sure that you’re
able to make personalized
choices and treatment
plans as you move forward.
We at Virta want everyone
to have their cardiovascular
risks as reduced in all
aspects as possible.