What is the difference between a Paleo and Ketogenic Diet? Grain Brain' diet claims carbs are destroying our brain:http://www.nydailynews.com/life-sty...ims-carbs-destroying-brains-article-1.1523359 The Ketogenic Diet Concept: The Ketogenic diet goes beyond the Paleo Diet concept as the body doesn't have utilize glucose for it's main energy, so it switches into a state of Ketosis where ketones are generated during fat metabolism. Ketones can be used for energy instead of glucose for most of the bodies energy needs. This can dramatically impacted inflammation levels and may reduce the oxidative stress mechanisms in many diseases we see today. My focus of this thread is to inform forum members that a nutritional intervention maybe something to consider in your quest to limit FM symptoms. We may need to heal the gut and restore intestinal integrity to achieve better health and vitality. But, we can also change the biological landscape of the body to better control oxidative stress and achieve longevity. The human body is not required to utilize glucose for it's energy needs and can generate ketones during fat metabolism as the bodies main fuel. The fat adapted Ketogenic metabolism can also super charge the Mitochondria as the body become more efficient at producing ATP. When we eat a high fat diet, we are restoring are primal metabolism and epigenetic expression needed to heal the body. I want to add, the ketogenic lifestyle is naturally gluten free and will eliminate the gluten damaging proteins from diet. I feel this may help dramatically improve gut integrity and reduce many of the neurological symptoms related to FM. A GMO dairy free nutritional Ketogenic diet may be the best option in modulating the immune system and limiting oxidative cellular damage. Based on my research people with a history of leaky gut and who attempt a Ketogenic diet may want to avoid dairy produces to reduce unwanted autoimmune reactions. This is an open invitation to join me in the road to better health and longevity. This invitation is open to all forum members who are willing to take control of the health and fight for their recovery using nutritional interventions. Please take the time and review the link and videos below. Ketogenic Diet Resource Keto Diet Myths? Ketogenic Diets Protects Against Oxidative Damage. Ketogenic increase glutathione levels... The Paleo Diet may help limit some of the related oxidative damage. But, people suffering from Fibromyalgia may need to adopt the Ketogenic Diet concept. Note* I can also help locate a Keto coach to help members who need more support adapting to these concepts. Eric Westman's UAB Ketogenic Diet Seminar KETO CLARITY Expert Interview -Jimmy Moore (Please Review) Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida Low Carb Blog: http://livinlavidalowcarb.com/blog/ -Keto Diet Wahls Paleo Plus Concept: (Please Review) Dr Wahls’ Paleo Plus Keto diet: http://paleozonenutrition.com/2012/...per-nutrient-paleo-diet-9-cups-veggies-a-day/ 30-Day Wahls Paleo Plus Quickstart:http://savingdinner.com/s/30-day-wahls-paleo-plus-quickstart-program-3/ The Wahls Protocol: Book: http://www.amazon.com/The-Wahls-Protocol-Progressive-Principles/dp/1583335218 -Keto Diet Dairy Free Recipes: (Please Review) The KetoDiet Blog | 7-Day Grab & Go Keto/ Paleo Diet: http://ketodietapp.com/Blog/post/2014/01/17/7-Day-Grab-Go-KetoPaleo-Diet-Plan 25+ Dairy- Free Ketogenic Recipes | Ditch The Wheat:http://ditchthewheat.com/25-dairy-free-ketogenic-recipes/ Zeeshan Arain - Should We All Be on A Ketogenic Diet? "Complete Guide to Fats & Oils on a Low-Carb Ketogenic Diet" http://ketodietapp.com/Blog/post/2014/01/29/Complete-Guide-to-Fats-Oils-on-Low-Carb-Ketogenic-Diet The information in this thread is not intended to be medical advice. The information is meant to inspire and motivate you to make your own decisions surrounding your health care and dietary needs. It is intended for educational and informational purposes only.