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What is Ketosis?

What is Ketosis?

A condition known as ketosis sets in when the body switches to burning fats for energy production. Typically the providers of our energy needs are the carbohydrates but during ketosis the shift is made toward fats due to a lower level of carbs present. Many low carb diets are structured in a way as to allow more fat metabolism to ... Read More »

Paleo Diet and Diabetes

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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the body is unable to regulate the hormone insulin, to utilize glucose. The pancreas, either secrete low insulin or no insulin which decreases the efficiency of glucose update. Consuming sugary foods, simple carbohydrates, refined, processed foods, excessive fat intake, sedentary lifestyle, obesity or being overweight etc are some of the important causative factors for ... Read More »