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"Regular" Ketogenic Diet has Pitfalls
« on: March 26, 2019, 06:46:40 PM »
There are huge reasons our 120 day nutrition and detox program is being developed with a ****modified****, elimination, paleo ketogenic diet.  Our "keto" diet is much higher in carbohydrates, and much lower in animal fat, then your standard ketogenic diet.

After the 120 day program, some people may wish to remain on a modified ketogenic diet.  We then recommend intermittent "fasting then feasting".  Break the fast two to three times weekly.  Of course, "feast" on healthy foods!

Below is a link to a blog post by a person with Type 1 Diabetes who ran into serious problems with the standard ketogenic diet.

We will always continue to follow the clinical science on nutritional ideologies, and make adjustments to our ideology and practice, when and if it is ever warranted.


What mods do we make that veer off of the typical ketogenic diet?

1.   Six to nine cups of very specific vegetable types daily.  TWO TO THREE CUPS of green leafy vegetables (raw if possible), two to three cups of sulfurous vegetables, and two to three cups of brightly colored fruits/vegetables (about 1/4 cup of berries is great). Two cups of each if eating two meals daily, three cups of each if eating three meals daily.

2.  When intermittent fasting, animal product portions are strictly controlled.  Extra calories are consumed via coconut oil/milk to help power the body's metabolism and feed the brain.  Coconut oil and milk should only be used in this way when a person is also consuming PLENTY of green leafy vegetation!  This is key!

3.  More electrolytes:  A keto eating strategy requires more electrolytes than any other dietary strategy.  To compensate for this, as well as to enhance health, we utilize plenty of lemon and nine times roasted bamboo salt.  Both of these substances are medicinal healing foods.

The goal to produce as many ketones as possible is "wrong thinking".  For a healthy ketogenic diet, the goal should be to produce small ketones; just "barely" get the body into a fat burning state!  Yes, eating six to nine cups of veggies a day looks like it will throw the body out of its "coveted" ketogenic state.  But guess what?  It does not.  You can use keto testing strips to verify that the body remains in a ketogenic state.

To summarize, the trainer that wrote the blog post did great on a low carbohydrate ketogenic diet at first.  However, eventually he started to become extremely sensitive to any carbohydrate intake.  Any carbs ingested would cause a serious spike in blood sugar levels, that was becoming unmanageable.

But one of the biggest reasons to eat more carbohydrates, in the form of organic vegetables?  To care for your microbiome!  If you want true health, you have to feed the good "probbies" (probiotic organisms) in the body!

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« Last Edit: April 01, 2019, 11:10:13 AM by Jason »
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