Open Future HealthScience and Weight Loss

There is now good science to support weight-loss.

Good News: This science is not really so very hard to understand. It's about how dietary carbohydrate, controls the amount of insulin you are producing. If you exercise that control, you'll burn fat off your body.


Science and Weight Loss

Gaining Weight is a Hormone Disorder

Prof. Tim Noakes says that Local Fileobesity is a failure of the appestat in the brain to regulate food intake. This is a hormone disorder.

Steve Phinney says that by controlling the carbohydrate we eat, we can influence the way hormones behave in our body. It's possible to eat a diet that keeps insulin spikes very small, or perhaps have none at all. If we do that, our bodies will tell us when we are "full" and the appestat will start working again.

Seven Steps to a Sustainable Ketonic Lifestyle.

Eat moderate amounts of protein.

Eat enough fat to give you energy, 70% of total diet measured in kcal.

Eat the right fats, mono-unsaturated fats and saturated fats. Avoid seed oils.

Get enough minerals, you need sodium and magnesium. Drink juice from cooked vegetables, and the juices of cooked meat.

If in doubt eat more fat.

If in doubt, refuse to eat carbohydrates.

Seek to eat a diet that is both a pleasure to eat and highly is satisfying.

Dr Eric Berg - is a new name to me, but his explanation of ketogenic principles is good.


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