Why do you think that fat loss stalls on a keto diet is such an important topic? I think it’s important to talk about losing fat on Keto and the dreaded fat loss stall, because a lot of people come into a ketogenic or low-carb diet thinking that weight loss
Scientific research substantiates the power of keto diets for weight loss and improving a huge range of health issues. These articles help explain the scientific underpinnings of how and why eating keto can help reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and more. Anyone who claims keto is “a fad diet” is simply misinformed. Over a century of research substantiates the Adapt Your Life Academy motto: “Change your food, change your life.”
Many people are unaware that while sugar alcohols – like erythritol, sorbitol, maltitol, xylitol, and a few others – don’t count as sugar, they still do count in terms of carbs. Why do they count and how much do they count? In the big picture, what these are used for
Where does the idea come from that keto is harmful for your kidneys? I get questions about this all the time. Doctors were taught, when I was in training—even up until today—that protein in the food is bad for kidney function. We’re just taught that. There’s no evidence for it.
What is the difference between exogenous and endogenous ketones? Exo- means ‘outside’, like an exoskeleton, where the skeleton is on the outside of a creature, like a crab (or certain insects). We humans have an endoskeleton – it is inside our bodies. Endogenous ketones, therefore, are ketones that come from
What is the difference between fatty liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)? The underlying process that’s going on – meaning fat in the liver – used to only be seen in people who had chronic alcoholism. It still exists where someone is so addicted to alcohol that they
What is PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome)? It’s a disease or condition that affects women, who will then often have trouble getting pregnant. It usually comes to medical attention when a couple is going to a fertility clinic to try and get help having a baby, although that’s at the late
This blog is an adaptation of Dr Westman’s video on ‘Keto: Science-based versus Internet-based ’ which we have included at the bottom of this article. Where did all this keto confusion come from? I spend so much time these days in my office helping to get rid of the confusion