Phase Four Metabolic Support in the Horse
Equine metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance are complex and create a health crisis in the horse. Cellular dysfunction is prominent due to altered insulin pathways and cells are in need of an alternate source of fuel to re-ignite proper function and energy production.
Ketone generation through the use of fatty acids can be a huge source of cellular revitalization. Despite using a low carbohydrate diet and supplemental medium-chain triglycerides, some horses still have difficulty generating proper ketones. The higher the ketone level achieved will generally offset insulin levels as they are negatively correlated. If one level is high, then the other is often low.
Cur-OST EQ Keto BHB directly supplements the horse with ketone salts, which are readily absorbed and utilized by the body for energy and stimulation of other pathways. Cur-OST EQ Keto BHB utilizes beta-hydroxybutyrate magnesium, which is an isolated and the most prominent ketone body generated within the body. Ketones can be used by the horse as an alternate fuel source for energy, bypassing dysfunctional insulin and glucose pathways. Through the use of ketones, cell function can be improved, and often, insulin levels will decrease, which provides huge benefits to the horse with EMS.
Twice daily usage of Cur-OST EQ Keto BHB has been associated with improvements in 2-hour post prandial ketone levels by an average of 0.5-1.0 mmol, taking most reading above a total of 1.5 mmol in the horse. This is in comparison to some EMS horses only able to achieve levels of 0.2 mmol after a meal. This boost in ketone levels supports cellular energy, improves insulin function, and glucose regulation.
Cur-OST EQ Keto BHB is also a potent source of magnesium, which can help the horse’s body and mood on many levels. No need in most cases to supplement additional magnesium.
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