Part Two: Burn Fat and Ketones …or Sugar?

Part Two: Avoid fat to burn fat?  NO.  Just the opposite.  Eat fat to burn fat… eat sugar to gain fat. Our goal should be to regulate blood sugar to reduce insulin surges by adjusting the macronutrients of foods (carbohydrates, protein, and fat) to burn fat and...

Should I be in KETOSIS for weight loss, health & performance?

What is Ketosis?  A metabolic state where we are producing a certain number of ketones in the blood.  Our energy supply will be coming from burning fat and from ketone bodies in the blood.  Most of us are sugar burners and constantly burning sugar for fuel as we raise...

Ketosis, Fat Adapted and the Endurance Athlete

Dr. Phinney changed all of that when he coined the term, “nutritional ketosis.” He also provided a lower and upper limit to the definition. By his definition, nutritional ketosis is the state of ketone production that lies between 0.5 mmol/dl and 5 mmol/dl. If you’re...