Keto for McArdle’s disease: “Becoming fat-adapted provided a constant source of energy”

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If your muscles can’t use stored glycogen, is it then a good idea to eat a high-carb diet to compensate for this? Or can a keto diet help treat these rare glycogen storage diseases?

Dr. Stacey Reason studies McArdle’s disease, one such disease, and she herself has been symptom-free on a ketogenic diet. Here she talks about the massively positive impact on everyday life a low-carb diet can have for this condition.

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