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The food insulin index can help you identify foods that are likely to minimize your lifetime insulin secretion, a great thing for metabolic flexibility, a good thing for overall health and longevity.
You’ve probably heard someone been called skinny fat. It’s a term considered not-so-politically-correct by many. The acronym TOFI is also used, although less commonly, and it stands for Thin-Outside Fat-Inside.
How much vitamin C you need depends on how much you use. How much you use is significantly determined by your metabolic context, meaning how much anti-oxidant action you require, the availability of other anti-oxidants and crucial co-factors that help maintain adequate vitamin C status.
With the rise in popularity of the ketogenic diet, there seems to be a lot of variance in how it’s practiced. Tracking macros, just keeping carbs low, limiting calories, only eating animal foods
The keto rash, also known as prurigo pigmentosa (PP), is a rare inflammatory skin condition characterized by a symmetrically appearing red, itchy rash that develops around the trunk of the body and the neck.
Metformin is the most popular drug for type 2 diabetes. It’s unique because unlike most other drugs it lowers blood sugar without increasing insulin secretion.
A ketogenic diet is any way of eating that leads you to have a certain level of blood ketones, like 1 mmol/L say. A Paleo diet is a little harder to define, but it comes down to foods we evolved eating, like meat and fruit.
Sweeteners are a bit of a controversial topic in the keto world. Why? Usually people say that eating sweet tasting foods and drinks will increase sugar cravings.
We’ve all heard the electrolytes are important to replace when you’ve just finished a gruesome sweat session, but not all of us know how our electrolyte needs change according to what we eat.
Fasting is a powerful tool to decrease your insulin levels and to regain good insulin signaling very quickly; in this sense, it’s even more efficient than the ketogenic diet. There are big benefits to be had with it, especially if you wish to control your blood sugars or lose fat.