Personal Fat Threshold model of insulin resistance, diabetes and obesity

I recently shared Dr Ted Naiman’s latest “insulinographic” that attempts to explain the adipose centric theory of diabetesity. It created some great discussion as well as some confusion, so I thought it would be worth an article to unpack the critical insights about how insulin really works in our body and what we can do …

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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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How to use your blood sugar as a fuel gauge for weight loss and blood sugar control

Data Driven Fasting

Intermittent fasting has helped many people lose weight, lower their blood sugar, and reverse Type 2 Diabetes without the hassle of tracking their food. But, sadly, for many others, fasting doesn’t provide the results they hoped for. When we get ravenously hungry after not eating for an extended period, most of us tend to reach …

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