Trying to optimize your lifestyle by getting normal blood glucose levels? Are you wondering what tools are at your disposal? Well, you're in luck. This information is not only freely available, but there are dozens of tools at your disposal. And the best part is, you can eat carbs. Low carb diets for attaining normal … Continue reading Getting normal blood glucose levels: Every weapon at your disposal
What is type 2 diabetes? Many think it's simply a carbohydrate intolerance. It makes perfect sense, then, that restricting carbohydrates is a useful tool. After all, people with the disease have wildly erratic blood sugar. This is why low carb and keto diets are all the rage. And many take to them to help "cure" … Continue reading What is type 2 diabetes and how do you reverse it?
Thinking about doing a low carb high fat diet but not sure if it's right for you? Can even you build great gut health with such a diet? Fortunately, low carb diets can improve gut health. So if you want to adopt one, it's certainly a valid option. But they're not right for everyone. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Is a low carb high fat diet good for your gut?
Use of a low carbohydrate diet is becoming increasingly popular. In addition, various organizations who once recommended against low carbohydrate diets now recommend them. So it's not surprising that we're seeing more and more studies looking at the effects of these diets. There are many potential concerns with long term use due to their high … Continue reading How a low carbohydrate diet impacts cardiovascular disease risk
Are you concerned about getting too much protein on keto? Well first off, you may want to know why this is an issue. Protein is essentially a string of of amino acids. Through a process called gluconeogenesis, we convert some of these amino acids into glucose. Consequently, it's not out of the realm of possibilities … Continue reading Too much protein on keto? Here’s the solution
Foods that increase butyrate in the gut are normally considered high fiber foods. Since we don't digest fiber, members of our microbiome ferment it, converting it into butyrate. But there are other foods that increase butyrate in our gut. For one, many foods such as butter contain butyrate in them. The problem with getting butyrate … Continue reading High protein foods that increase butyrate in the gut
Low carb diets are becoming increasingly popular due to their effectiveness for weight loss. Though they've been around for while, concerns over their long term effects prevented health authorities and physicians from recommending them. Even if there are long term concerns with low carbohydrate diets, being overweight or obese likely causes much larger problems. As … Continue reading Low carb diet and the microbiome: What you need to know