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Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

As waistlines expand, so does the epidemic of metabolic syndrome. It’s estimated that nearly one of every four American adults has this condition(1). If you’re one of them, it puts you on the track to developing type 2 diabetes and triples your risk for heart disease down the road. The identification of metabolic syndrome two decades ago(2) is now recognized as a turning point in our understanding of how metabolism can go awry, resulting in obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. What Is Metabolic Syndrome? Metabolic syndrome involves several conditions that predispose people to diabetes and heart disease. These include: Obesity, particularly excessive fat in the waist and tummy, giving an “apple-shaped” appearance High blood triglyceride levels, reflecting problems metabolizing carbohydrates Low HDL (“good”) cholesterol Higher levels of the small dense type of LDL particles, which can attach to artery walls and form plaque, although total LDL (”bad”) cholesterol is usually within normal range High blood pressure High-normal or elevated blood sugar Additional markers include chronically elevated inflammation levels, such as C- reactive protein (CRP) and abnorm Continue reading >>

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    * DKA explanation

    Below you will find a terrific explanation of DKA from one of the instructors at Med School Tutors. If you like what you see and may be interested in learning more about one-on-one instruction from MST, then please visit their website at www.medschooltutors.com
    In order to understand how to treat DKA, it is useful to first understand what is going on in the body when DKA develops. First of all, DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis) typically develops when a Type I diabetic does not take his or her insulin for a prolonged period of time. It may also be the presentation for new onset diabetes. Because these patients are insulin deficient, they are not able to take up glucose into their cells. This results in two important consequences: 1)glucose builds up in the blood and causes hyperglycemia and 2)the body's cells are forced to breakdown fat for energy, instead of glucose.
    These are very significant consequences... The hyperglycemia results in an osmotic diuresis, because the proximal tubule of the kidney can't reabsorb all the glucose filtered into the nephron. What is osmotic diuresis? Simply that the hyperglycemia (usually >300) causes the body to excrete lots and lots of water, because the osmotic pull of all the glucose particles prevents the reabsorbtion of water in the collecting duct. This means that patients with DKA are peeing their brains out!! They pee out sodium, potassium, and water.. And are therefore, very very very DEHYDRATED, sodium depleted, and potassium depleted.
    Now for the metabolism end of things... The body cells are forced to metabolize fat for energy rather than glucose. How do they accomplish this? - beta-oxidation of fatty acids. This results in excess production of ketone bodies which deplete available acid buffers. This causes a significant metabolic acidosis, with a high anion gap due to the presence of ketoacids. The acidosis causes potassium to shift from the intracellular space to the extracellular space. This may result in a normal or high serum potassium level. This normal or high potassium level masks what is typically significant potassium depletion because the person was peeing all their potassium out as a result of the uncontrolled hyperglycemia.
    So what are we going to do now? I will give a very brief answer for now, expect people to ask questions in the meantime, and then provide a more thorough approach to treatment in the coming days.
    1)Give the patient tons of normal saline. Why? - because your patient is dehydrated as all hell. They have been peeing out every last drop of water because of their severe uncontrolled hyperglycemia. These patients require liters of fluid to replenish all the fluid they've lost as a result of the osmotic diuresis.
    2)Give them insulin. Why? - NOT because it will lower the blood glucose level, but because it will cause a shift away from fat metabolism and toward glucose metabolism. This will slow the production of ketone bodies which are precipitating the metabolic acidosis. Thus, I will repeat, we give insulin to shift away from fat metabolism and stop the production of ketone bodies.
    3)Give the patient potassium. Why? - As we discussed earlier, the person has been peeing out all of their potassium stores and are overall very potassium depleted, despite having normal or high serum potassium levels to begin with. In addition to being potassium depleted, the insulin you are giving will cause a shift of potassium from the extracellular space to the intracellular space, which will drop the serum potassium. Thus, we give DKA patients potassium way before they become hypokalemic.
    4)Give the patient dextrose. Why? - They insulin you are giving the patient is obviously going to cause the serum glucose to decrease. We give glucose to prevent hypoglycemia as we continue to give insulin.
    How do we know when we are finished treating these patients? - When the anion gap returns to normal.
    That's all for now. Please ask any questions you have. I will be giving more specifics about DKA management in the near future.
    PS: Does anyone know the dangerous consequence of giving DKA patients fluid too rapidly? What are the symptoms this may cause, and what is the pathophysiology behind these symptoms?

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In this Low Carb Chicken and Salad Recipe I make an easy Low Carb Chicken and Salad in Minutes that any one can make with very little cooking skills. This is great for low carb dieting and has all natural healthy ingredients. If you guys want to see more healthy recipes like this to help with your meal prep please comment below. I hope you guys enjoy the Video and it helps with your Health and Fitness Journey and to Achieve your Goals. Please remember to subscribe here for more videos weekly. https://www.youtube.com/user/justaddm... Also check out or Supplement Website for over 6000 brand name supplements at wholesale here:http://www.justaddmuscle.com/ and use code youtube for a 10% discount on your entire order. Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/JustAddMuscl... Twitter:https://twitter.com/justaddmuscle Instagram http://instagram.com/justaddmuscle

If Low Carb Eating Is So Effective, Why Are People Still Overweight?

If low carb eating is so effective, why are people still overweight? I find myself getting asked this question, or some variant of this question, with increasing frequency as I speak and write about the Alternative Hypothesis I find most compelling surrounding obesity and chronic disease. One implication of the Alternative Hypothesis, as you probably understand by now if youve been reading this blog, is that many carbohydrates, especially if consumed at the levels most Americans consume them, promote fat gain. In other words, overweight people are not the lazy, constantly grazing, weak-willed individuals many in the mainstream have led us to believe. They just eat the wrong foods (rather than simply too much food). Remember, I was one of those doctors in the mainstream once upon a time. While I always tried (and hopefully succeeded most of the time) to treat overweight patients with respect, I silently judged them. Why cant you just eat less and exercise more? Only when I realized, despite my diet which rigorously adhered to formal recommendations and my 3 to 4 hours of exercise per day, that even I was getting too fat for comfort, did I begin to question the Conventional Wisdom o Continue reading >>

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    Hey all,
    I've been lowish carb for the better part of 2 or 3 years. I've always intuitively known that, as soon as I start overeating starchy and sugary carbs, I gain fat like crazy. As long as I keep my carbs in check most days of the week, I pretty much just maintain without having to consciously restrict calories.
    Been trying to lose weight since January, so I went low carb with some moderate success. I've known about keto for a little while, but after researching it, I really want to give it a go to get past this plateau. Up until now, I've controlled my carbs fairly well but have probably been eating to much protein and too little fat to be keto
    I know that I generally just feel better and have less problems (not gassy, more stable energy, etc) when I'm low carb, but I'm curious, for anyone that's keto-adapted, what changes did you notice? Do you feel different than just generally being low carb or even different from being in Ketosis? From what I read here on the forums, being in ketosis and being keto-adapted are two different things, the latter taking longer to get into. I'm sure I'm in ketosis (straight keto for a week now + lifting) but doubt I'm adapted yet. From what I understand, this will take a few weeks. Did anyone notice anything different once you became truly adapted vs ketosis or just being low carb most of the time?
    Thanks in advance,

  2. DownhillYardSale

    From what I read here on the forums, being in ketosis and being keto-adapted are two different things, the latter taking longer to get into.
    Correct.
    Did anyone notice anything different once you became truly adapted vs ketosis or just being low carb most of the time?
    You'll notice it in your athletic performance more than anything else I think.
    Every person is different.
    My performance suffered but then my endurance went through the roof. I do not get tired in the afternoons. I am more alert, more on point. Eating carbs fucking DRAINS me. I mean, drains me if I'm not immediately burning it off.

  3. anbeav

    Most notice improved satiety, reduced hunger such that they can go long periods without eating and have sustained energy. As for exercise, you'll likely notice any loss of performance return.
    If you search, there are many threads on this topic if you wanted more experiences
    It can take up to 8-12 weeks, most feel different in 4-6 weeks

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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

Is Your Low Carb Diet Making You Metabolically Inflexible?

The answer for a lot of people is “Yes.” Let me explain both kinds of insulin resistance and pay particular note to the italicized portion at the bottom. Once again “eat less do less” isn’t helping but leaving out carbs actually harms your cells and the result is a withering metabolism. I wrote this about a year and a half ago and I (actually my editor at the time and I) use the word toxin pretty freely. Since then I have come to think the word toxin is overused and is often the defense of someone that really doesn’t know what they are talking about. Insulin Resistance With the growing population of type 2 diabetes, most everyone has been informed of insulin resistance yet it is poorly understood. The result of excessive intakes of empty carbohydrate foods lacking vitamins and minerals leads to jacked up blood sugar levels. These constantly jacked up blood sugars lead to chronically elevated insulin levels because insulin and blood glucose should rise in a relatively similar fashion but not ALWAYS be high. The result of inadequate vitamins and minerals (namely magnesium) leaves an exhausted liver and pancreas; two crucial organs to insulin’s stability and reliance. Ch Continue reading >>

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    And to check the pronunciation of French words (written with International Phonetic Alphabet): see fr.wiktionary here

  2. ketoacidosis

    Thank you! Collins dictionary uses a slightly different notation than Wikipedia.

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