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.  One of the most confusing things about keto is the concept of ‘optimal ketosis’.  Many people believe that a higher level of beta-hydroxybutyrate (also known as β-hydroxybutyrate, BHB, or ‘blood ketones’) is better.  While this belief was based on the best information at the time, as more …

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Are ketones acidic?

are ketones acidic?

Whether you think eating alkaline foods is useful or woo woo junk it appears that metabolic acidosis is a thing. Metabolic acidosis seems to be interrelated with insulin resistance, Type 2 Diabetes, and retention of muscle mass. To prevent metabolic acidosis, it appears prudent to ensure that your body has adequate minerals to enable your …

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