Sunday, March 27, 2011
Dietary Ketosis Not Ketoacidosis
After a flare up with my psoriatic arthritis and 5 weeks of Enbrel treatment,weight gain was once again happening to me, BUT!! Now,I am finally able to experience new and exciting ways to jump start my fat loss, I will have another video soon explaining more about my new ways to enhance my low carb life style, and why practicing intermittent Low Carb fasting, Oil Pulling and walking daily seems to have jump started me in the right direction and help keep my arthritis under control.
What are ketones?
Ketones are a normal and efficient source of fuel and energy for the human body. They are produced by the liver from fatty acids, which result from the breakdown of body fat in response to the absence of glucose/sugar. In a ketogenic diet, such as Atkins ... or diets used for treating epilepsy in children, the tiny amounts of glucose required for some select functions can be met by consuming a minimum amount of carbs - or can be manufactured in the liver from PROTEIN. When your body is producing ketones, and using them for fuel, this is called "ketosis".
* please research and seek the advice from your physician about Ketoacidosis which is a life-threatening condition, my video is about "dietary ketosis" and I am under a doctor's care and have regular blood tests which are all in the normal range.