Nutritional Ketosis, Day 5

Saturday was day 5 of my journey journaling nutritional ketosis for my patients. It was a pretty busy day where I staffed Trinity's walk-in clinic and then had lots of home chores to get to before school starts next week for the kids. Breakfast was three eggs fried in ghee and a half dozen chicken … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, Day 5

Fasting, Irradiation, and Cancer

I wanted to share this week's email from Peter Attia, MD. It's a fascinating read about the protective benefits of extreme fasting in mice when they were subjected to a lethal dose of radiation. As he notes in his writing, what happens in mice cannot be directly translated to humans. We're different species but it … Continue reading Fasting, Irradiation, and Cancer

Trump’s New Executive Order: Unleashing HSAs For Direct Primary Care

You might have missed this big news because the media .08/04/2019 8:11:46AM EST. — Read on townhall.com/columnists/chadsavage/2019/08/03/trumps-new-executive-order-unleashing-hsas-for-direct-primary-care-n2551034

Nutritional Ketosis Day 4

Friday August 2nd was the fourth day of my journey documenting how to achieve nutritional ketosis. So far my dietary intake of net carbs have been 10 gms, 17.6 gms, and 22.5 gms. Yesterday, I had 17.2 gms of net carbs. I'm averaging 16.8 gms of net carbs per day. Not bad, I think. Breakfast … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis Day 4

Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 3: Now we are getting somewhere

Nutritional ketosis from a doctor's perspective.

Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Wednesday was day two of documenting my journey into a nutritionally ketotic state of metabolism. As I mentioned yesterday, the body stores glucose which must be utilized prior to becoming fat adapted. Certain cellular machinery must be upregulated to mobilize fat from storage and allow it to enter the energy generating chemical pathways more efficiently. … Continue reading Nutritional Ketosis, CGM Day 2

Nutritional Ketosis CGM Experiment Day 1

A doctor's experience inducing nutritional ketosis.

CGM Experiment: What I learned as a non-diabetic from wearing a continuous glucose monitor – Lily Nichols RDN

Know Thyself. How a continuous glucose monitor allows you to control your own destiny.

IDM: Women and Fasting: Top Tips for Women Going Through Menopause Part 2

I've seen this same observation time and time again. Since using a CGM with most of my patients I've begun noticing how often artificial sweeteners cause a reactionary drop in glucose. Presumably this is from the body producing insulin assuming that the sweet taste represents a usable sugar. Since there is no increase in blood … Continue reading IDM: Women and Fasting: Top Tips for Women Going Through Menopause Part 2

The Truth Behind What Intermittent Fasting Does to Your Body | Inverse

Studies show intermittent fasting can lead to weight loss, stabilized blood sugar, reduced inflammation, improvements in memory and stress resistance, slowed aging, longer lifespan, and blood sugar stabilization — all promising health benefits in return for considerable lifestyle changes. — Read on http://www.inverse.com/article/57625-what-intermittent-fasting-actually-does-to-your-body Decent article on fasting if you ignore the unsupported semi-vegan dietary recommendation. … Continue reading The Truth Behind What Intermittent Fasting Does to Your Body | Inverse