Metabolic Advantage, Red Herrings, and the Battle of the Diets

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The recent publication of the full text of Kevin Hall’s pilot study on ketogenic vs non-ketogenic weight-reduction diets has sparked a blog battle that doesn’t seem to have any end in sight. It gives reason, apparently, to discuss at least a couple points: Do ketogenic diets have a metabolic advantage over other diets? Are ketogenic …

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Micronutrients Made Simple

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There are a number of reasons that you may not be performing optimally – you may not be eating sufficient amounts of calories (be they protein, fat, or carbohydrate) for performance and recovery, you may not be getting adequate rest, you could be under a great deal of stress; it’s also possible that all three …

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The Two Fears that Sabotage Change

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  It’s become a recurring thought in my head about how to share with people who have a long journey of self- Change ahead of them something that I’ve learned from 9 years trying to become the person I want to be.  How do you take all of the successes, all of the struggles, and …

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Ketogains – Ketogenic Diets in #context – Part 2

In Part 2, Tyler continues his talk about how the ketogenic diet is not a one-size-fits-all but rather depends on the CONTEXT of the individual. Here he dives a little deeper into beginning to understand ketogenic macronutrients.   Check part 1 here.