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Ketosis & fasting

My experience with exogenous ketones

Theory to anecdote: I decided to find out for myself if ketones could, indeed, offer up the same amount of usable energy with less oxygen consumption.

Ketosis & fasting

Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part I)

In part I of this post I will see to it (assuming you read it) that you’ll know more about ketosis than just about anyone, including your doctor or the majority of “experts” out there writing about this topic.

Ketosis & fasting

Calorie restriction: Part IIA – monkey studies

Madison, Wisconsin and Baltimore, Maryland: a tale of two studies

Ketosis & fasting

Calorie restriction: Part I – an introduction

What does restricting calories have to do with longevity?

Ketosis & fasting

Ketones and Carbohydrates: Can they co-exist?

Can you “carb-load” and stay in ketosis?

Ketosis & fasting

How to make a fat cell less not thin: the lessons of fat flux

Does being in ketosis automatically translate to fat loss?

Ketosis & fasting

Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part II)

When I wrote part I of this post, I naively assumed this would only be a two-part series. However, so many great questions and comments emerged from the discussion that I realize it’s worth spending much more time on this important and misunderstood topic. In terms of setting expectations, I suspect this series will require at least…

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The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part II

You’ll recall from last week’s post I did a self-experiment to see if I could learn something about the interplay of exercise and ketosis, at least in myself. To understand this discussion, you’ll want to have read Part I of this post. However, before getting to this, I want to digress and briefly address two…

Ketosis & fasting

The interplay of exercise and ketosis – Part I

I embarked on a self-experiment last weekend to see if I could better understand the interplay between the different types of exercise I do and ketone production (beta-hydroxybutyrate, or B-OHB, to be specific).  To be clear, nothing I do with a sample size of one “proves” anything, but sometimes self-experiments can help you formulate hypotheses…

Ketosis & fasting

Is ketosis dangerous?

You may have heard from your doctor that ketosis is a life-threatening condition. If so, your doctor is confusing diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with nutritional ketosis, or keto-adaptation.

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