Information on Ketosis 

What is Nutritional Ketosis?

What is “Nutritional Ketosis”? Nutritional ketosis is a healthy metabolic state in which your body is efficiently burning fat as its primary fuel source instead of glucose. You can think of it as converting yourself from a “sugar burner” to a “fat burner”. Simply reduce your carbohydrates, increase your intake of healthy fats, and consume only an adequate amount of protein to meet your body’s needs. By following a ketogenic diet that is high in fat, very low in carbohydrates, and adequate in protein (adequate in protein, NOT “high” in protein).  By…

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My Keto Journey 

The Beginning

So I have always had an issue with my weight. Always. I was the husky kid, then the fat teenager, and then the pleasantly pump young lady. The fact that I didn’t exercise didn’t help either. So when I was diagnosed with diabetes I was surprised. Not surprised I was diagnosed but surprised I was surprised. I went along trying to watch what I ate, after all, I was taking metformin so I was golden. But see, what I haven’t told you is I have a lap band. Since 12/2007.…

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