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LCHF and Ketogenic diet

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December 23, 2017

The ketogenic diet (or keto diet) is basically a very low-carbohydrate, adequate/low-protein, high-fat diet. It forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. (more…)

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Summarizing the science behind ketogenic (low-carb) diets

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December 22, 2017

“Ketogenesis” means “generating ketones”, which your body does naturally to generate energy from fat when carbohydrate sources are sufficiently low (e.g. after intense exercise, long periods of fasting, etc.). “Ketogenic diets” are thus ways of hacking your body into this starvation-like state. (more…)

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The Science of Fat-Loss: Why a Calorie Isn’t Always a Calorie

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December 22, 2017

Calorie counting can work, but it’s often based on pseudo-science. (more…)

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Art and Science of Low Carb

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December 22, 2017

Steve Phinney Discusses Low Carb Living with “The Diet Doctor.”

 

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Dr. David Ludwig clears up carbohydrate confusion

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December 22, 2017

When our country embraced low-fat diets, we also unwittingly committed ourselves to carbohydrates. As nutrition research has advanced, however, we’ve learned that healthy fats are an important part of a well-balanced diet, and that carbohydrate quality is crucial to health. (more…)

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Cutting Through the Fat: The Truth Behind the Ketogenic Diet

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December 22, 2017

If you could tap into >40,000 calories of your fat fuel during endurance exercise instead of relying on your maximum 2,000 calorie storage of carbohydrate fuel, would you do it? (more…)

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