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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.
what does all of this mean? We’re here to break down the mystery of total carbs vs. net carbs, and why understanding what net carbs are is key to keeping you in ketosis.
When going keto, you may think that eliminating everything from your diet might leave you eating meat and salad for the rest of your life. But that doesn’t have to be the case.
When it comes to stress hormones, the ketogenic diet has the reputation of being ‘a stressor’. It is often said to put the body in a “starvation mode” and to increase the levels of stress hormones.
If you’ve ever followed the ketogenic diet before, or even been low-carb, you have probably experienced a, possibly quite significant, drop in weight initially, and then eventually you hit a plateau and weight loss stalls.
Diabetes is said to be a ‘progressive, chronic’ disease – incurable, in other words. Recently, case reports and clinical studies have accumulated claiming diabetes reversal with a low-carb or ketogenic diet.
The different kinds of fats Fats make up most calories on a ketogenic diet, anywhere from 60 to 85% of calories. So make sure you know which ones are healthy and which ones you should diligently avoid. Why is this so important? Because bad..
The keto flu or low-carb flu is the most common reason why most people don’t stay on a keto or low-carb diet. They start restricting carbs, feel terrible and decide that it’s not for them. What they don’t know is that it would have taken only a few…
A keto diet and a vegan diet, aren’t they the exact opposite? Is it possible to combine the two? The problem is that most people have misconceptions and stereotypes in their head that are not necessarily true. Let me give you an example….
We have been told our whole life that our body needs sugar as energy, even though there is a much more efficient source of energy: ketones. Our body produces ketones when carbohydrates are very limited. You can reach the state of ketosis by