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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Blood Glucose, Glucagon and Insulin Response to Protein vs Carbs

The food insulin index data indicates that there is both a blood sugar and an insulin response to the glucogenic component of protein. [1] A higher protein intake tends to lead to better blood sugar control, increased satiety and reduced caloric intake. Digested amino acids from protein circulate in the bloodstream until they are required for …

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