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Check out our website: www.livingketo.org https://www.amazon.com/shop/livingketo (Are you interested in what products we use and recommend? Do you also want to support the channel? We have an amazon shop page where you can see all the products we use and recommend and if you buy there you pay the same price you anyways would, but we get a small commission from the purchase.) In this video we are going to talk about how you know that you are fat adapted or keto adapted. And what is the difference between ketosis and being fat-adapted. Im going to tell you about my personal experience about being on the keto diet for almost 3 months now. Being in ketosis means that you have between 0,5 to 3 level of blood ketones. You can be in ketosis but still not being fat adapted or keto adapted. If you fast for an extended time like you stop eating at 6 in the evening and you fast until the morning you will have a light for of ketosis, but it doesn't mean you are fat adapted. Fat adapted means that your body prefers using fat as the primary fuel source for the body. You can go back to eating carbs on a cheat day but then your body very fast will go back to burning fat again. There is a lot of confusion about what it means to be Keto adopted or fat adapted and that is simply because there isn't a scientific definition for what this is. The longer you are on a Ketogenic diet the better your body will feel and the better adjusted you will be. Think about it your whole life you have probably been on a sugar diet and it takes time until your body works out fully how to digest and process fat. I have read that it can actually take up to 6 months. Here are the symptoms that you are going to experience when you are keto adjusted. 1. Increased focus and awareness 2. Better energy levels 3. The non existence of carb cravings 4. Your appetite goes down a lot 5.Your body starts preferring the fatty foods and the ketogenic diet As I said that it happens on a gradient and the more you do the diet the more of these signs you will notice. I still had carb cravings for up to 2 months into the diet. The ketogenic diet is a long process and is a lifestyle change. But it will be more than worth it if you push through. I hope you guys liked this video. Make sure you leave a like and you subscribe for the channel. Follow us on our social media: Facebook: facebook.com/lifewithourkids Instagram: @lifewithourkids Twitter: @lifewithourkids Tumblr: lifewithourkids.tumblr.com/ The video was edited by: Hannah Dela Cruz [email protected]

Insulin And Keto: What You Need To Know

If you want to make keto really work for you, it helps to understand a little bit about how the diet does its magic and one of the big players here is the hormone insulin. Insulin does a whole lot of different things, but its best-known as the hormone that you make to metabolize carbs. Insulin gets a really bad rap in low-carb circles, to the point where it can get really oversimplified. Theres more to weight gain than insulin! For general health, insulin isnt necessarily bad , and its actually necessary for some health-related goals (for example, if you want to gain muscle, insulin is definitely your friend). But keto isnt just about general health. Keto is about a specific metabolic shift. If your goal is ketosis specifically, insulin is bad news heres what you need to know. The whole point of the ketogenic diet is that youre forcing your body to use ketone bodies for energy, instead of fat and carbohydrate. Thats what makes the diet work. Insulin suppresses ketone production . So if you want to get into ketosis and stay there, you want to minimize insulin as much as possible. Unless youre taking outside insulin, the easiest way to do this is by changing what you eat. Insulin is Continue reading >>

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  1. ramid3

    Does my insulin resistance factor into whether or not I would lose fat faster on a ketogenic diet vs one that's balanced and simply reduces calories? I don't have any serious discipline problems while dieting and I have very adaptive lifestyle requirements, so if it's all the same, and keto is just a diet that's more satiating and easier to stick to, I'd rather just go with an otherwise 'normal' diet.
    But I have identifiably poor insulin resistance. I feel bloated, lethargic, and soon-hungry following a high carb meal, and if that factors into me losing fat faster (as so many seem to do), I'd rather go with that. Does it?

  2. anbeav

    Yes! If you're insulin resistance, why would you continue to flog your body with carbs that it can't process efficiently? This isn't a question about fat loss, but health.
    I highly recommend "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living"

  3. ramid3

    Well, I'm describing that as an effect of high carbs. Like, downing a big bowl of pasta of white rice. Which I normally don't do. I'd be going more moderate carbs 200g/day max if I were dieting in a way to include them.
    But I'm wondering if my poor insulin resistance- as indicated by how I feel when going high carb- means I'd lose fat faster with fewer carbs. So many nutritionists- including ketogenic dieters right here on reddit- say there is no real 'fat loss advantage' to going low carb outside of the fact that your appetite is more suppressed and cravings reduced on account of the fat and protein.

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FREE 6 Week Challenge: https://gravitychallenges.com/home65d... Fat Loss Calculator: http://bit.ly/2O6rsdo The carb cycling diet is one of my favorite diets because it is one of the fastest way to burn fat while retaining as much muscle as possible. Most people don't know that carb cycling is actually a form of ketogenic dieting. The ketogenic diet is a diet that is lower in carbohydrates, which makes our body convert more dietary fat and body fat in to keytones in the liver. Which it then goes on to use for energy. Like I've said in many of my videos the human body prefers to use carbs as its primary source of energy. You're body won't produce too many keytones on a high carbohydrate diet, because your body won't need extra energy from fat due to the fact that its getting its energy from the more preferred carbohydrates. The only way for our body to use more fat for energy is by not having its preferred source there all the time. Eliminating carbs completely, however can have many drawbacks on our health and well being. Protein, carbs, and fats are all important and necessary for our body. So in comes the cyclical ketogenic diet aka carb cycling and also known originally as the anabolic Diet. There are many different approaches to carb cycling, but the general idea is that At some points of the week you're going to have a high amount of carbohydrates, and at other points of the week you're going to have a low amount of carbohydrates. Setting up the high carb and low carb splits will vary from one plan to the next. Some people may have very small changes in the amount of carbs they have from day to day. An example of this would be to set up a low carb, medium carb, and high carb day. Let's say 300 grams of carbs on high carb, 250 grams of carbs on your medium carb, and 200 grams of carbs on your no carb day. Another more advanced approach would be to do a High carb, low carb, and no carb day. The way that I like to set this kind of split up is by having a high amount of carbs on my high carb day, which for me would be somewhere around 400 grams, I would have one third or at the most half that amount for low carb day, and then try to get as close to 0 grams as possible on my no carb day and then repeat. An even more advanced approach would be to just cycle between high and no carb days. Or take it even a step further and do high, no, no. I don't really recommend having any more than two no carb days in a row. Make sure you don't jump to any extreme carb restrictions. An example of this is doing a 800 calorie diet when you could lose weight and maintain a better body composition with a 1500 calorie diet. Jumping to an extreme will not help you lose weight faster, in fact it'll probably backfire. Also in case you're wondering what kind of food you can eat on your no carb day, some great options are fish, chicken breast, ground turkey, protein shakes, Steak occasionally, and you can also have healthy fat sources like avocados, coconut oil, olive oil. and fatty fish like Salmon. For carbs make sure you are eating good sources of carbs like oats, brown rice, and sweet potatoes and avoid the junk food carbs. You can incorporate one cheat meal on one high carb day in the week, but that's it one cheat meal. You may notice that your strength and energy levels may go down while dieting like this. In fact you may feel like straight up garbage in the beginning. Understand that a lot of people feel this way when creating any kind of a calorie deficit. You're body will take a little while to adapt to using fat for energy instead of carbs. So the first 2 weeks can feel miserable. Give your body some time to adapt. A good idea is to plan your high carb days the day before a heavy lifting day, because this way you have stored glycogen available for your heavy lifts the next day. If you have no idea how many carbs to have on each day, try using a calorie calculator to find your maintenance macros and then add at least 50 grams of carbs to get the number for your high carb day. I'll include a calorie calculator in the description. Once you have your high carb number you should be able to figure out your low carb day. No carb day is obviously no carbs. After doing a carb cycling plan you may need to do some reverse dieting

The Link Between Cancer, Insulin Resistance And A Ketogenic Diet

Research done by Dr Dominic D’Agostino, Dr Thomas Seyfried and Dr Gary Fettke has revealed that cancer is predominantly a metabolic disease and not a genetic one as previously thought. “Most cancer scientists have historically thought that cancer was a genetic disease, but only 5-10% of cancer is hereditary,” says Dr D’Agostino. A metabolic disease is one that disrupts normal metabolism, the process of converting food to energy on a cellular level. The mitochondria generate the energy that our cells need to do their job – and are often referred to as the powerhouses of the cells. When carbs (made up of glucose) are ingested, they cause the blood glucose levels to rise. The hormone insulin, responsible for regulating energy usage – in particular our relationship to carbs – is secreted by the pancreas because a high blood glucose concentration is toxic for human tissues as it damages the structure of all proteins. According to Dr Fettke, we can only metabolise about one teaspoon (4 grams) of glucose at once and the rest is stored in the liver and muscles as glycogen, or if this cannot happen, it is stored as fat. The more carbs ingested, the more insulin is produced, th Continue reading >>

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  1. ramid3

    Does my insulin resistance factor into whether or not I would lose fat faster on a ketogenic diet vs one that's balanced and simply reduces calories? I don't have any serious discipline problems while dieting and I have very adaptive lifestyle requirements, so if it's all the same, and keto is just a diet that's more satiating and easier to stick to, I'd rather just go with an otherwise 'normal' diet.
    But I have identifiably poor insulin resistance. I feel bloated, lethargic, and soon-hungry following a high carb meal, and if that factors into me losing fat faster (as so many seem to do), I'd rather go with that. Does it?

  2. anbeav

    Yes! If you're insulin resistance, why would you continue to flog your body with carbs that it can't process efficiently? This isn't a question about fat loss, but health.
    I highly recommend "The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living"

  3. ramid3

    Well, I'm describing that as an effect of high carbs. Like, downing a big bowl of pasta of white rice. Which I normally don't do. I'd be going more moderate carbs 200g/day max if I were dieting in a way to include them.
    But I'm wondering if my poor insulin resistance- as indicated by how I feel when going high carb- means I'd lose fat faster with fewer carbs. So many nutritionists- including ketogenic dieters right here on reddit- say there is no real 'fat loss advantage' to going low carb outside of the fact that your appetite is more suppressed and cravings reduced on account of the fat and protein.

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What is IMMUNE TOLERANCE? What does IMMUNE TOLERANCE mean? IMMUNE TOLERANCE meaning - IMMUNE TOLERANCE definition - IMMUNE TOLERANCE explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... license. Immune tolerance or immunological tolerance describes a state of unresponsiveness of the immune system to substances or tissue that have the capacity to elicit an immune response. It contrasts with conventional immune-mediated elimination of foreign antigens (see Immune response). Tolerance is classified into central tolerance or peripheral tolerance depending on where the state is originally inducedin the thymus and bone marrow (central) or in other tissues and lymph nodes (peripheral). The mechanisms by which these forms of tolerance are established are distinct, but the resulting effect is similar. Immune tolerance is important for normal physiology. Central tolerance is the main way the immune system learns to discriminate self from non-self. Peripheral tolerance is key to preventing over-reactivity of the immune system to various environmental entities (allergens, gut microbes, etc.). Deficits in central or peripheral tolerance also cause autoimmune disease, resulting in syndromes such as systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 (APS-1), and immunodysregulation polyendocrinopathy enteropathy X-linked syndrome (IPEX), and potentially contribute to asthma, allergy, and inflammatory bowel disease. Tolerance, however, also has its negative tradeoffs. It allows for some pathogenic microbes to successfully infect a host and avoid elimination. In addition, inducing peripheral tolerance in the local microenvironment is a common survival strategy for a number of tumors that prevents their elimination by the host immune system.

Insulin Sensitivity And Glucose Tolerance Are Altered By Maintenance On A Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that is used for a variety of health-related effects. This type of diet is effective at suppressing seizure activity in children with refractory epilepsy (1) and has perhaps more commonly been implemented as a dietary strategy by which weight maintenance or weight loss is the desired outcome. It has been demonstrated that restriction of dietary carbohydrates results in positive effects on cardiovascular parameters. Consuming this type of diet favorably affects body adiposity and improves features of metabolic syndrome in humans (2,3,4,5,6). Although studies evaluating the efficacy and metabolic effects of KDs have increased in recent years, the effects of macronutrient-controlled diets remain controversial in the literature. Insulin has potent short-term and long-term effects on energy intake and glucose homeostasis. In the short term, insulin release is cephalic; the brain initiates insulin secretion by directing messages through the vagus nerves to the pancreas as opposed to direct pancreatic stimulation of insulin-secreting cells. Cephalic insulin is most readily observed at the onset of a meal and consists of a short Continue reading >>

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  1. Fry

    To my knowledge this has been demonstrated in mice. Mice that were not necessarily fed a healthy diet and that are mice and not as likely to eat that kind of diet like humans are in nature, for the past hundred thousand years.
    However of all the studies in humans, while there have been some negative ones showing arterial stiffness or other issues, there have been none, that I know of, showing the diet to cause insulin resistance and several that showed increased insulin sensitivity.
    I have read that while in ketosis one will develop insulin resistance but it is a temporary and necessary response by your body to ensure that your brain gets enough glucose and, most importantly, that this resistance is completely reversible and sensitivity will go back up if/when one started eating carbs again.

    Does anyone know? Studies? Science?

  2. brownfat

    Blood glucose tracking can give a good sense of changing insulin resistance. If over time on the diet your fasted bg is falling and/or your post prandial bg rise to a particular food diminishes then you are likely becoming more insulin sensitive. Fasting should help.

  3. VLC.MD

    A foundational principle of low carb diets is that they lower insulin resistance in humans.

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