Keto Lie #6: Food Quality is Not Important. It’s All About Reducing Insulin and Avoiding Carbs.

People in Ketoland like to point out ‘there is no such thing as an essential carbohydrate‘. However, the reality is that many nutrient-dense foods that happen to contain some carbohydrates are also loaded with essential nutrients that are harder to find when carbs are reduced.  We do need some essential fatty acids. However, the actual …

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Keto Lie #4: Protein Should Be Avoided Due to Gluconeogenesis

Perhaps the biggest differentiator between keto and other successful versions of a lower-carb diet like Atkins, Paleo, Bernstein, Banting, and Carnivore is the misguided fear that ‘excess protein’ keeps ketones low and insulin high through the process of gluconeogenesis. Ever since Jimmy Moore broadcasted the idea that protein could convert to sugar via gluconeogenesis and …

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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.  However, one of the most confusing elements of keto is the concept of ‘optimal ketosis’.  Many people believe that a higher beta-hydroxybutyrate, also known as BHB, or ‘blood ketones’, is better.  While this belief was based on the best information available, we now have better data as …

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Glucose Revolution by Jessie Inchauspe (the Glucose Goddess): Review

I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot about Jessie Inchauspe, “The Glucose Goddess”, lately.  Many people have asked me what I think of her approach to stabilising blood glucose.     So, I spent some time checking out her Instagram, website, Amazon preview and everything I could find on her new book, Glucose Revolution: The Life-Changing …

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Can Longevity Be Bought in a Bottle? Thoughts on David Sinclair’s Lifespan Book, Diet and Protein

Professor David Sinclair is arguably the smartest and perhaps the most well-known personality in the field of anti-aging research.  I have been fascinated by his work over recent years.   Sinclair has been involved in a lot of cutting edge research in the anti-aging field over the past few decades and has a deep understanding of …

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