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Optimal ketone level for ketosis

key points “Keto” is booming!   But there is still a lot of confusion about what exactly constitutes “optimal ketone level for ketosis”. Most of the magic of ketosis occurs when you burn your own body fat rather than eat more dietary fat or consume exogenous ketones. If your goal is weight loss or diabetes management, […]

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High fat low protein diet vs high protein diet

In a recent Facebook thread Richard Morris of Two Keto Dudes fame said:   The lipophobics and the aminophobics are both talking past each other at strawmen.   The hysteria is not just humorous, it’s confusing and turning away novices. This phoney controversy causes people to recommend insane amounts of protein at BOTH ends of the […]

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Are ketones insulinogenic (and does it matter)?

There has been a lot of hype around the interwebs about exogenous ketones and whether they are health promoting, particularly for folks with conditions that relate to excess insulin such as diabetes, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s, cancer, epilepsy, obesity etc. A couple of people asked me whether I thought exogenous ketones are insulinogenic. Roger Unger’s […]

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Jimmy Moore’s keto eggs

During his yearlong n=1 ketosis experiment Jimmy Moore in 2012 didn’t give too much away about exactly what he was eating. What was he doing to keep his blood glucose consistently low and ketones high?  Could this help me lose some weight or perhaps my type 1 diabetic wife normalise her blood glucose levels Jimmy did […]

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Fine tuning your diet to suit your goals – Darth Luiggi

It looks like Luis Villasenor is doing something right. Luis (aka Darth Luiggi who runs the Ketogains Facebook Group) has been on a ketogenic diet for more than 14 years! Here are a couple of video interviews where Luis explains his approach. He is also very active in coaching the more than 7000 Ketogains members […]

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fine tuning your diet to suit your goals – Chris Kelly

I’m a big fan of Chris Kelly’s Nourish Balance Thrive podcast. [1] It’s sort of like listening to Jimmy Moore, Dave Asprey and Ben Greenfield all rolled into one, but even nerdier and more intellectually challenging. I first heard the term “glucogenic protein” on one of Chris’s podcasts [2] and went searching  to learn more and the […]

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