Fasting and the brain (BDNF)
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Fasting and the brain (BDNF)

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Fasting, brain health and BDNF Good brain health is a state in which every individual can realize their own abilities and optimize their cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural functioning to cope with life situations. Numerous interconnected social and biological determinants (incl. genetics) play a role in brain development and brain health from pre-conception through the…

mTor and balancing anabolism
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mTor and balancing anabolism

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Balancing Anabolism and mTor Fasting is great tool for many different reasons such as weight loss, improving insulin resistance, increasing growth hormone, congitive clarity, and much more. However, the most potent benefit is probably balancing between Anabolism and Catabolism. Anabolism and Catabolism Catabolism is the state triggered during periods of no available energy such as…

High cholesterol on a ketogenic diet
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High cholesterol on a ketogenic diet

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High cholesterol on a ketogenic diet The below video from Dr. Paul Mason explains what it means to have High Cholesterol when doing a Keto lifestyle Source: Youtube – Dr. Paul Mason – High Cholestrol on a Ketogenic DIet Should you be concerned with your cholesterol levels? In very simple terms, no. The myth of…

What Should Your Ketone Levels Be?
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What Should Your Ketone Levels Be?

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Source: keto-mojo.com What should your Ketone levels be? When starting a keto diet, pretty much everyone gets focused on their ketone levels. It makes sense.  They are concrete measurements of progress and most of us are goal oriented. But we can’t tell you how many people we’ve spoken to who wanted to give up because…

Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6
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Polyunsaturated Fat – Omega-3 vs. Omega-6

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Polyunsaturated Fat Polyunsaturated Fatty-Acids or PUFAs are the third type of fats the others being saturated and monounsaturated fats. PUFAs are very important fats which are also essential for our health, but we need to deep-dive a bit more and understand how best to incorporate them into our diet for optimal benefits. This is because…

Understanding ketosis
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Understanding ketosis

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Understanding ketosis & fat adaptation You might have heard many people talk about the keto diet and that it is a high-fat diet. But what does all this really mean? Why is this important and how does our body react to a high-fat diet? Let us drill into the world of ketones! The car fuel…