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Dry Farm Wines Review

Let’s start off with the obligatory disclaimer: This review does not provide medical or legal advice. This is a review for information purposes only. The medical and/or nutritional information in this review is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider

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Metabolism Efficiency on Keto: Alessandro Ferretti

There are a few myths and misconceptions on Keto in regards to Metabolic Efficiency and energy requirements. Some people think calories do not matter on keto, some others think that staying long term on keto actually downregulates metabolism… but what is the truth? In this interview,  Luis talks with Alessandro Ferretti, England based Nutritionist who has

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Why I Stopped Testing my Ketones on a Ketogenic Diet

On measuring Ketones. Like many people, when I first started a Ketogenic diet in early 2014 I bought the Ketostix and just couldn’t wait to see the color change. And change it did! It was neat, and it provided motivation for me to continue. Eventually, I got a blood meter, a breath meter and spent

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor with Guillermo Ruiz of 30/30Health.com

On this podcast, Guillermo Ruiz of 30/30 Health interviews Luis about various topics:   Luis’s beginnings and “hero’s journey” The importance of questioning current dogma The “why’s and hows” of everything The importance of salt and electrolytes Some common low carb / keto pitfalls The current state of low carb science And more! You can listen

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My Eulogy For Keto Sanity

No clever titles. No fancy graphics.  No amusing anecdotes.  No fancy SEO tricks.  Just my heart and some raw emotion this one. — I used to believe that what would kill the ketogenic movement would be the quick fix mentality and the “give me a pill” culture of western society. I’ve recently come to the

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Podcast: Luis Villasenor on the KetoGeek Podcast

On this podcast, Fahad Ahmad from KetoGeek interviews Luis about: his journey into keto, the advent of Ketogains, the success behind their protocols, entering ketosis, realistic expectations and benefits of the keto diet, misconceptions about gluconeogenesis, how the body is a big puzzle, benefits of resistance training during weight loss, what is ‘fat adaptation’, exogenous

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On Energy Balance, Macros and Nutrient Density

ENERGY VALUE OF FOOD The food that we eat contains what’s known as potential energy. Potential energy, by definition, is energy that’s stored in a physical system and has the potential to be converted into energy. With most energy systems, the standard unit of measure for potential energy is the joule. Although some scientists use

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On Keto Flu and Electrolyte Imbalances

The “Keto Flu” During the induction phase of a Ketogenic Diet, or even a Low-carb, Paleo Diet, some people may experience “flu” like symptoms (tiredness, lethargy, shortness of breath, even arrhythmia) that often makes one believe that what they are doing is not right for their bodies. This “flu” is a manifestation of both mental

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Luis Villasenor (Ketogains Founder) on The Keto Summit

Late last year, I participated in a fantastic event that you definitely don’t want to miss: The Keto Summit   As you know, Ketogains goal is to Educate, Empower, and help people Achieve their health and fitness goals. My vision is to help empower as many people as possible, so that they can take health

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