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By knowing your carb limit you can achieve nutritional ketosis, a natural metabolic state that has been strongly linked to improved blood sugar control, fat loss, mood control and more.
Nutritional ketosis is a natural metabolic state for humans. A lot of research links ketosis benefits to blood sugar control, fat loss, mood control, cancer, epilepsy and more.
Aside from measuring ketone levels, you may notice a dip in energy as you come off your carb rich diet. Soon thereafter you should start feeling normal again, if not better.
In this article, we’ll talk about nutrient density, the term used to describe how nourishing a particular food or meal is. It’ll explain how you can build a nutrient dense diet and identify the biggest misconceptions about nutrient density.
When first transitioning to keto, the body undergoes a major shift in its fuel source from carbohydrates to mostly fats.
We have metabolisms that are set up to burn fat and glucose to varying degrees. Most of us nowadays are on a Western diet, which locks us us into relying on glucose for most of our energy. We’re metabolically inflexible, in a sense.
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