Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ketosis is the metabolic state when blood ketone levels reach a certain level (around 0.5 mmol/L). People will typically enter ketosis when they restrict carbohydrates (e.q. by following the Ketogenic diet) or eat little to no calories (e.g. fasting for multiple days).   In general, the body will not enter ketosis as long as there […]

Benefits include the following: lower triglycerides, sustained energy without blood glucose spikes, mental clarity, euphoria, lower blood pressure, lower LDLp cholesterol, increased HDL cholesterol, eliminate sugar cravings, Epilepsy, Type-2 Diabetes, some forms of Cancer, Alzheimer’s, leaky gut, thyroid issues and Hashimoto’s, hormone regulation, PCOS/infertility, Osteoporosis, depression/anxiety.

Cholesterol is another demonized word, but we NEED cholesterol to live.  Cholesterol is produced in the liver, and the body is so dependent on it for a variety of reasons that the liver makes sure the body always has enough to function.  Not only does the liver make sure we have enough cholesterol, it also […]

Ketosis and ketoacidosis are often confused for one another, yet they are completely different.   When the body is producing ketone bodies and has transformed from using glucose to using fat for fuel, this is ketosis.  We are born in a state of ketosis and remain that way until we are given formula and/or solid […]