Personal Fat Threshold Model of Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Obesity vs the Carbohydrate Insulin Model

Carbs trigger the release of insulin, which makes you fat.   Right? No.  Not exactly. After some fascinating discussion in a private chat group that we’re both in, Dr Ted Naiman created his ‘insulinographic’ to elucidate the personal fat threshold and the adipose-centric theory of diabesity.  When I shared it, it prompted some great discussion …

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Nutrient Dense Therapeutic Keto Superfoods

ketogenic foods for ketosis

A therapeutic ketogenic diet has a very low insulin load from non-fibre carbohydrates and a higher amount of dietary fat to achieve higher ketone to manage chronic conditions such as cancer, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, dementia etc. The chart below shows our insulin response versus insulin load, which is considered fibre and protein as well as carbohydrates.  People wanting to follow a ketogenic diet …

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Nutrient Dense Foods for Stable Blood Sugars and Nutritional Ketosis

These foods will help you to maintain excellent blood glucose levels by reducing the insulin load of your diet while at the same time maximising nutrient density to minimise cravings and allow you to get the nutrients you need with less food. More than carbohydrates or the glycemic index, the food insulin index data suggests that our blood …

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