During our years on this journey, RD has become a great friend, inspiration, and mentor.
RD and I recently discussed my book, Big Fat Keto Lies, and the ways each lie can negatively impact people with type 1 diabetes.
It was heartening to dig deeper into the story of how RD’s response turned his son’s diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes into a victory for his family—one that has overflowed into the lives of many grateful beneficiaries. It is a fantastic story of how a father’s love for his son led him to discover that optimal nutrition plays an essential role in diabetes management, and how to make that discovery actionable.
- Keto Lie #1: ‘Optimal ketosis’ is a goal and the more ketones the better
- Keto Lie #2: You have to be ‘in ketosis’ to burn fat
- Keto Lie #3: You should eat more fat to burn more fat
- Keto Lie #4: Protein should be avoided because of gluconeogenesis
- Keto Lie #5: Fat is a ‘free food’ because it doesn’t elicit an insulin response
- Keto Lie #6: Food quality is not important, it’s all about insulin and avoiding carbs
- Keto Lie #7: Fasting for longer is better
- Keto Lie #8: Insulin toxicity is enemy #1
- Keto Lie #9: Calories don’t count
- Keto Lie #10: Stable blood sugars will lead to fat loss
- Keto Lie #11: You should ‘eat fat to satiety to lose body fat
- Keto Lie #12: If in doubt, keep calm and keto on
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