Did you see the LATEST animal-based keto vs low-fat, plant-based diet study from Kevin Hall?

It may feel like you’re in a time warp or a bad diet-wars nightmare, but Kevin Hall just published YET ANOTHER study pitting the high-fat keto diet against a very low fat plant-based diet.   Social media is enraged again – it seems we’re living in a world where only controversy gets clicks.   I shared a …

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Keto Lie #1: ‘Optimal ketosis’ is a goal. More ketones are better. The lie that started the keto movement.

If keto is about anything, it’s about ketones.  One of the most confusing things about keto is the concept of ‘optimal ketosis’.  Many people believe that a higher level of beta-hydroxybutyrate (also known as β-hydroxybutyrate, BHB, or ‘blood ketones’) is better.  While this belief was based on the best information at the time, as more …

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Is a Vegan Diet Healthy? Why chasing nutrients might be more important.

Will the debate around eating plants vs animals ever end?  Ever since Cain and Abel, people have been zealous about their chosen way of eating.  But when religious beliefs, ethical conviction, environmental sustainability and big business align around food, they are a force to be reckoned with.  Most people agree that we should avoid highly …

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Plant Protein vs Animal Protein. Are all proteins created equal?

I sometimes hear the phrase “animal protein” used as a derogatory term, as if there’s something inherently bad about them.  But, are memes like this perpetuating an ethical paradigm or belief system rather than promoting human health or sustainability?  Is there any difference between ‘animal protein’ and ‘plant protein’?  Or are amino acids just more …

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