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What is Ketosis?
Why is Keto SO powerful?
Is Keto a Power Foods Lifestyle strategy?
Learn more about Keto than what you've heard!
In order to gain control of your blood sugar, you either need to
a) time your carbs properly and pair them with vegetables and protein, or
b) eat in a manner that does not cause insulin surges
Your brain needs 120 grams of glucose to function each day. Glucose is a sugar that is broken down from carbohydrates. What happens when your body does not have enough glucose to fuel your brain?
Your body will break down stores glucose in the liver and muscle sites. This process is called gluconeogenesis.
When you deplete those reserves, the liver will break down body fat to get ketones which are secondary fuel for your brain.
Learn more about the 28-day Keto Challenge in episode #202!
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