If It's So Easy To Be "kicked Out" Of Ketosis, Doesn't That Suggest That Ketosis Isn't The Body's Preferred State?
Good question, I used to wonder the exact same thing! But then I realized that asking this question is akin to asking: If I live on land where there are deadly spikes all over the land, and it's so easy to fall on one of them and die, doesn't that suggest that living isn't the body’s preferred state? It's not that it's easy to be kicked out of ketosis, it's just that our modern diet and environment is so packed with carbs that it's hard to avoid it unless you strictly follow a keto diet. We used to not eat bread, we used to not have sugar on hand to sweeten everything, fruits were a seasonal and rare delicacy that we could only pick up from the ground, the concept of flour didn't even exist before agriculture. The stone age diet sans technology and agriculture could only include natural sugars (fruits) and carbs in veggies. Grains, before we learned to grow them at scale, weren't that prominent. Hence pre-agriculture humans were probably in ketosis way more often than us. Continue reading >>