Learn about metabolic flexibility and the TRUTH about keto!
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This video is all about the keto diet and what you need to know and understand about it.
The ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate diet, and it’s different from what we recommend in our Fit Father Project meal plans.
We don’t think it’s the most optimal approach for most middle-aged people who want to live healthily and have a sustainable lifestyle over the long haul.
All the calories that are in foods come from three main macronutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.
Keto diets basically eliminate carbohydrates from the diet, so the calories you’re getting come from proteins and fats.
The keto diet also doesn’t allow any high-sugar or highly processed foods, so a lot of people end up feeling healthier and lose a lot of weight, so they feel like it’s a really good solution.
The problem is, and this is my overall diet perspective, is any diet that’s restrictive from the get-go is going to cause friction in the long term.
And things that cause friction in the long term are going to set you up for derailing your progress.
Now, I am all for eating a lower carbohydrate diet, particularly if you’re cutting out a lot of bad carbs like processed sugars and grains that don’t have much nutritional value.
But, the Fit Father Project meal plans intentionally include carbs because of a few key reasons.
We discuss those reasons — and so much more — in this episode.
It’s time to learn the TRUTH about keto!
In this episode, you’ll learn:
– What the keto diet is and what its goals are.
– The importance of a healthy, functioning metabolism — and how to achieve it.
– How to become insulin sensitive and metabolically flexible.
– The science of intermittent fasting.
– The importance of sleep and hydration.
– And so much more!
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(1:12) History of Keto
(2:31) The problem with Keto diets
(3:36) Why you can still eat carbs
(4:59) Be insulin sensitive and metabolically flexible
(8:03) How to improve insulin sensitivity
(11:43) Including fiber in your diet
(13:45) Best way to reduce carb intake
(15:39) Other ways to improve insulin sensitivity
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