Tag Archives: Keto Diet

Do Athletes Need Carbs? Doctor Tro Kalayjian Analyzes the Data

There’s no question that a well-formulated ketogenic diet has incredible weight loss and fat-burning benefits, especially from those suffering from hyperinsulinemia or carbohydrate control issues, especially when paired with intermittent fasting.

The reasons are frequently debated — whether it’s simply a restriction of calories, a leveraging of additional protein, or if there’s something more going on — but regardless, for many dieters who’ve been struck by our poisonous processed food supply, restricting carbohydrates to a …

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Jillian Michaels is a “Diet Disinformation Agent”. But We Can Save Her.

By now, if you follow the low carb community online, you’ve likely seen the video that Jillian Michaels put together on the Big Think YouTube channel. Or even more likely, you’ve seen the responses to her video, since those responses have far more views than hers.

Many of those videos attack, criticize, and even belittle Jillian’s intelligence. But not this one. I could sit here and cite boring studies and talk about biological pathways until …

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Ketones Boost Muscle Health, Says New Research by Dr. Benjamin Bikman

Benjamin Bikman

Last year, I was fortunate enough to see Dr. Benjamin Bikman at KetoCon, and it was one of the best presentations I’d ever seen. I began following him on Twitter, and was excited to see that his team had published some new research.

He agreed to schedule some time to come onto my business channel, and the result was this massively informative interview where we learned about all kinds of things:

If this is …

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2018 Study: The Blood Sugar / Alzheimer’s Disease Link Intensifies

Diabetes Alzheimers

In a recent investigation, a positive correlation was found between high blood sugar levels and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disorder. This finding is even more terrifying as the correlation is positive regardless of the participant’s diabetic state. In other words: more blood sugar, a faster cognitive decline.[1]

The study is titled “HbA1c, diabetes and cognitive decline: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing”, was led by scientists at the School of Public Health …

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Research Confirms it: The “Sugar Coma” is REAL! But When is it Worst?

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study linked reduced attention and response times to glucose ingestion.[1] In short…

The sugar coma is real.

Sugar and caffeine are a match made in heaven for corporations like Monster Energy. For years now, energy drinks have combined sugar and caffeine. Consumers down the drinks and crave even more, which allows the companies to rake in massive profits. These products promise heightened performance, more energy, and even an improved life. However, …

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Mice Live Better and Longer on the Keto Diet, But Will You? …and Do You Care?

Recent studies show that showing low-carb diets help mice live longer.

But should we care?

The Keto Diet Mice Longevity Science:

Our review of this data centers on two investigations. The first by John Newman and Eric Verdin et al. had amazing results — Newman and his team found that high-fat diets could offer several benefits:

The Cyclic Keto Diet Longevity Study

Mice that stuck to a cyclic keto diet had improved memory compared to …

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