Ketogenic Diet And Blood Sugar

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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 Ketogenic Diet And Diabetes: The Definitive Guide

The Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes: The Definitive Guide The ketogenic diet has been around for a LONG time. Its popular. Its controversial. Some love it. Some hate it. Some even say it can help your blood sugars stay in better control. After thoroughly reviewing the scientific literature and trying the ketogenic diet myself for over 6 months, I am ready to unfold everything youve been hearing and let you decide for yourself what you think about the diet that has taken the world and diabetes community by storm. In this guide to the ketogenic diet and diabetes, I will cover the following: 7. Conclusion: Is a keto diet good for people with diabetes? This guide is relevant for people with any type of diabetes. I will mainly talk about insulin when I discuss how a keto diet affects blood sugar, but some studies also show a possible reduction in certain type 2 medications. Disclaimer: Please always consult with your medical team before you start a new diet, adjust your medication or change your diabetes management routine. Once upon a time, keto was the original diabetes diet prescribed to type 1 diabetes patients before the advent of insulin, as this would prolong their lives as it has l Continue reading >>

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  1. morwen

    Hi everyone,
    I'm on day 8 of my Whole30. There are many things that are really great about this program so far (not feeling hungry all day is awesome!) and things that are not so great (crippling cravings). But what I really want to talk about is being in ketosis.
    So I know I'm in ketosis because I just had a urinalysis done (unrelated reason) and it was filled with ketones. I've got some biochemistry background and I know that ketosis is a starvation mechanism intended to help your brain stay energized when you aren't eating anything, but it also occurs when you aren't eating any carbs. So my liver is happily burning up my body fat which is why I'm losing weight - 5 lbs in 7 days, to be exact.
    I guess I'm just worried because I don't know the health effects of being in ketosis and 5 lbs seems like way too much. It Starts with Food doesn't mention this phenomenon at all, which is disappointing because it's a major biochemical effect of cutting carbs out of your diet.
    Can anyone help me with this?
    Thank you very much!

  2. missmary

    why aren't you eating carbs? The whole30 is not designed to be ketogenic and does not restrict carbs, just carb sources. The meal template includes 1-2 palms of protein, 1-2 thumbs of fat and the rest of your plate filled with vegetables. As long as you are following the template, you should be fine. If you aren't, add more veggies and starchy ones in particular.

  3. Susan W

    Hoping a sciency moderator chimes in but I can tell you this...it's not mentioned in the book because this is not a food plan that cuts out carbs. What it cuts out are processed carbs. You are welcome to eat starchy veggies and some fruit especially if that is what you need. What are you eating and in what amounts?

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Is The Ketogenic Diet Safe For People With Diabetes?

Is The Ketogenic Diet Safe for People with Diabetes? If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, chances are you’re looking for simple yet effective ways to control your blood sugar. And, if at all possible, without the use of daily shots or medications. As I’ve mentioned in earlier blog posts, exercise is one of the best natural ways to manage blood glucose. But perhaps the most obvious way to keep blood sugar at a safe and consistent level without insulin is to pay special attention to what you eat. And, in the case of diabetes, limiting your carbohydrate intake may be the key. What Is the Keto Diet? At first glance the ketogenic (keto) diet may seem like a crazy idea for type 2 diabetics. After all, many patients are put on diets to help them lose weight. The keto diet is high in fat, but it is very low in carbs, and this combination can help change the way your body stores and uses energy. With this diet your body converts fat instead of sugar into energy, which can improve blood glucose levels while reducing the need for insulin. Ketosis VS Ketoacidosis Ketosis and ketoacidosis are two very different things, which are often confused. But it’s very important you understand Continue reading >>

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    Does acute DKA cause hyperkalemia, or is the potassium normal or low due to osmotic diuresis? I get the acute affect of metabolic acidosis on potassium (K+ shifts from intracellular to extracellular compartments). According to MedEssentials, the initial response (<24 hours) is increased serum potassium. The chronic effect occuring within 24 hours is a compensatory increase in Aldosterone that normalizes or ultimatley decreases the serum K+. Then it says on another page that because of osmotic diuresis, there is K+ wasting with DKA. On top of that, I had a question about a diabetic patient in DKA with signs of hyperkalemia. Needless to say, I'm a bit confused. Any help is appreciated.

  2. FutureDoc4

    I remember this being a tricky point:
    1) DKA leads to a decreased TOTAL body K+ (due to diuresis) (increase urine flow, increase K+ loss)
    2) Like you said, during DKA, acidosis causes an exchange of H+/K+ leading to hyperkalemia.
    So, TOTAL body K+ is low, but the patient presents with hyperkalemia. Why is this important? Give, insulin, pushes the K+ back into the cells and can quickly precipitate hypokalemia and (which we all know is bad). Hope that is helpful.

  3. Cooolguy

    DKA-->Anion gap M. Acidosis-->K+ shift to extracellular component--> hyperkalemia-->symptoms and signs
    DKA--> increased osmoles-->Osmotic diuresis-->loss of K+ in urine-->decreased total body K+ (because more has been seeped from the cells)
    --dont confuse total body K+ with EC K+
    Note: osmotic diuresis also causes polyuria, ketonuria, glycosuria, and loss of Na+ in urine--> Hyponatremia
    DKA tx: Insulin (helps put K+ back into cells), and K+ (to replenish the low total potassium
    Hope it helps

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A ketogenic diet is a very low-carb diet with numerous health benefits. Here are 16 healthy and nutritious foods you can eat on this diet. Ketogenic diet foods list. ========== FREE EBOOK: Get the FREE eBook, FIRE YOUR DOCTOR: 30 Timeless Health Tips: https://eepurl.com/0--Or ========== SHOP NOW: Support us by using our unique Amazon affiliate link to GET YOUR HEALTH stuff and other products (at no extra cost to you!): https://amzn.to/2q9W9nL ========== MY BOOK: Get my Book on Amazon: http://a.co/0PHu24r ========== PARTNER WITH ME! Support this channel...Let's Touch the World Together: https://www.patreon.com/askdrmalik ========== SUBSCRIBE: Start taking charge of your health and happiness: https://www.youtube.com/c/askdrmalik?... ========== MY BLOG: Learn MORE for FREE: http://www.askdrmalik.org ========== LET'S CONNECT: FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/askdrmalik TWITTER: https://www.twitter.com/askdrmalik INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/askdrmalik LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/askdrmalik/ ========== DISCLOSURE: This video and description may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, Ill receive a small commission (and at no extra cost for you!). This helps support the channel and allows me to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for the support! ========== DISCLAIMER: Even though I am a medical doctor, the information I supply here is "general information" and, therefore, does not serve as specific diagnosis and treatment for your particular health challenge. If you require personalized diagnosis and therapy for your specific medical condition, consult with a medical doctor personally. Also, even though I occasionally recommend some strong drugs, products, and supplements in some videos, I will give this serious instruction: Dont use them indiscriminately or without expert prescription. #AskDrMalik

Ketogenic Diet

Tweet Ketogenic diets are very effective at achieving two common aims of diabetes control, lowering blood glucose levels and reducing weight What is the ketogenic diet? A ketogenic diet is a very low-carb diet, considered to be when you eat a level of carbohydrate of around 30g of carbohydrates per day or below. This encourages the body to get its energy from burning body fat which produces an energy source known as ketones. The diet helps to lower the body's demand for insulin which has benefits for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Note that it is important that you speak to your doctor if you are considering following the diet as precautions may need to be taken before starting. How a ketogenic diet works On a ketogenic diet, blood glucose levels are kept at a low but healthy level which encourages the body to break down fat into a fuel source known as ketones. The process of breaking down or ‘burning’ body fat is known as ketosis. People on insulin will typically require smaller doses of insulin which leads to less risk of large dosing errors. The diet helps burn body fat and therefore has particular advantages for those looking to lose weight, including people with p Continue reading >>

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  1. JessieD

    Hello everyone!
    Okay.. so this is probably a really stupid question... but what is the main difference between ketosis and starvation?
    Am I right in thinking that ketosis happens when you have an abundance of fat to burn (like me) and starvation is when the person doesn't have anything to burn left...
    Basically.. I want to be in ketosis and I've bought some sticks to test me later this week... but I don't want to 'starve'.... this is probably a really stupid question but I know lots of you are experts so please advise!
    Thank you! xxx

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    Ketosis is the state your body goes into when your diet is low on carbs or has zero carbs. When the body is without any form of carbohydrate the liver produces ketones which is a form of carbohydrate. The liver converts fats and proteins into ketones, therefore going after the fat stores of the body for energy. That's why people in the state of ketosis lose so much fat so quickly.
    There are other advantages of being in the state of ketosis. You can eat lots of food and still lose weight - as long as you don't eat any carbohydrates. Only eat protein, vegetables (except potatoes and grains), nuts, seeds, natural oils such as olive and coconut.
    I eat 6 times a day, about 5 ounces of protein at every meal and a heaping plateful of vegetables with olive oil, raw walnuts etc. I'm about 10% body fat right now with lots of muscle.
    Starvation is when your body does not get food at regular intervals throughout the day and therefore conserves energy by storing whatever calories it gets as fat and uses its protein stores for energy instead - your muscle. So in starvation mode you will eventually burn fat if you are calorie deficient, but you will also lose muscle - which slows your metabolism down.
    Starvation is not a sustainable lifestyle but ketosis is. It's great to use the starvation method to get the weight off in a hurry, but as soon as you start eating again the weight is put on quickly.
    With Ketosis you can eat lots of food and stay lean, fit and full of energy. You just need to learn how to do it right

  3. JessieD

    Thank you SO much for going into detail - that is all really helpful information.
    Can I just ask one last question... what is the maximum amount of carbs you can consume to stay in ketosis?
    The web gives lots of different opinions and I've heard that 20g is roughly the right amount?
    Would you agree?
    Thank you again! : )

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