In the 1920’s ketone bodies were discovered, and the low carb high fat diet that induced many of the same effects as fasting was named. The ketogenic diet was born and keto meal plans came into existence. Now known by its many names, the keto diet, modified Atkins diet, low carb high fat diet, therapeutic keto diet, clean keto, dirty keto, lazy keto... Keto by its MANY names is here to stay.
The keto diet is everywhere at the moment, and rightly so. People are getting started on keto meal plans left right and center, and. other people are on the 'it's another fad diet' train. However, the keto diet is anything but, and weight loss is ONE of its benefits, but lowering inflammation is a contender for first place.
Posing as keto snacks and keto treats, protein bars containing these two ingredients may be compromising your keto diet, stalling your weight loss and keeping you out of ketosis. They claim to be zero GI but they will bump your blood glucose high enough to make hurt your weight loss success and stop you from enjoying enjoy all the benefits of the keto diet or LCHF.
One of the clear factors contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease is the impairment of glucose uptake in the brain, and a lack of use of ketones and MCTs for brain fuel. So much so that Alzheimer’s is increasingly referred to as Type 3 Diabetes. As with Type 2 Diabetes, ketones and MCTs have a healing role to play.
Vegetable oils... they are everywhere. And there may still be a bottle of some, a mayo containing some, nuts roasted in some in your kitchen, or even someone you love's kitchen. If there is one thing that needs to go, this is it. Right now.