Blood glucose, ketone and insulin changes after six weeks with Nutrient Optimiser

The diabesity epidemic is a growing challenge, not just to our metabolic health and waistlines, but our global economy, threatening to bankrupt countries with growing health care costs.    To help manage this, the Nutrient Optimiser has been designed to empower users to actively manage their blood glucose with their food choices.   The Nutrient …

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10 Nutrition Myths That Need To Die

Progress in science revolves around disproving and discarding theories that are no longer useful. Scientists and engineers continually test their ideas to increase their chance of being right more often. While correlation doesn’t equal causation, if things you believe to be causal are found to be completely uncorrelated you should review your beliefs to see …

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Is the acetone:glucose ratio the Holy Grail of tracking optimal ketosis levels?

The real magic of ketosis seems to occur in a lower energy state. High levels of beta-hydroxybutyrate ketones (BHB) can be a good sign, particularly with lower blood glucose levels. Unfortunately, forcing in extra energy in the pursuit of higher BHB levels (e.g. exogenous ketones or refined fat) has the potential to drive higher insulin …

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Are ketones acidic?

are ketones acidic?

Whether you think eating alkaline foods is useful or woo woo junk it appears that metabolic acidosis is a thing. Metabolic acidosis seems to be interrelated with insulin resistance, Type 2 Diabetes, and retention of muscle mass. To prevent metabolic acidosis, it appears prudent to ensure that your body has adequate minerals to enable your …

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