ketone bodies (human) = acetone, acetoacetate (ACA), ß-hydroxybutyrate (ß-HB).

Ketones are a substance produced by the liver during gluconeogenesis. To learn more we recommend:

Metabolic Multiplier posts that refer to ketones or ketone bodies

Mani Malagón

Captain Mani Malagón (Manuel A Malagón-Fajar), USN (retired), MIT '74 (B.S. Math), US Naval Postgraduate School '86 (M.S.E.E.), US Army War College '99, served in US nuclear attack submarines & commanded USS Olympia (SSN 717). He was assigned to Submarine Force Pacific, 7th Fleet & Mine Warfare staffs, and as Defense Attaché to Chile. He has used a therapeutic ketogenic diet as a principal adjunct to ameliorate his brother’s schizophrenia.