Healthy Low Carb Diet | Rethinking Calorie Intake | Avoiding Long Term Ketosis
A healthy low carb diet will take into account calories as well as carbs. It’s an immutable law of physics that if we take in more calories than we burn we will not lose weight. I don’t care if we’re eating salmon and olive oil all day.
We must know roughly how many calories we’re taking in and we must lower that amount just slightly (200 – 400k) in order to burn off body fat. More important we’re going to cycle our calories up and down in a zig zag manner.
What this does is trick the body into burning much more fat than if we kept our calories constant day after day. We’re using our own hormonal environment – the most effective fat burning technique available to us.
Long Term Ketosis
“Ketosis is a state in which our bodies have switched from burning carbohydrate to burning fat for energy.”
We need to use this state intermittently, in fact we should go “in” and “out” of this state depending on what day of the week it is. This also uses our fat burning hormones to their fullest potentials.
Long term ketosis however, staying under 75 to 25 grams of carbohydrate per day, is unnecessary and unhealthy. What we’re after here is taking the best elements of Atkins and leaving behind the worst.
We get all the fat loss benefits while still having energy, … Continue Reading >>>