Week #42

May 20, 2018

  1. [Resource] What are Macros? (6 min): Ever heard the term “macros” and not know what that was? One of the most frequently asked questions by newcomers to keto. Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat are macronutrients, or “macros”. The article explains why keeping track of your macros is more useful than tracking calories.

  2. [Activism] Experts Propose Radical Anti-Sugar Plan to Tackle Type 2 Diabetes (16 min): In the Journal of Insulin Resistance, health and obesity experts Dr. Aseem Malhotra, Professor Robert Lustig and Professor Grant Schofield propose an 8 point plan to target the food industry and vested interests to reverse Type 2 Diabetes within 3 years.

  3. [Resource] How to Measure Ketosis (7 min): Another thing to keep track of, especially in the beginning, is your ketone level. This can be done using urine strips, breath analyzer or blood meters. We prefer the blood meters. :)

  4. [Food] 4 Most Popular Low Carb Egg Recipes on Pinterest (3 min): Egg muffins, like personal, mini Frittata. Turkey and Egg Breakfast Casserole. One Pot Egg Meal. Avocado Deviled Eggs.

  5. [Resource] Net Carbs vs. Total Carbs - What Should You Measure? (4 min): Another FAQ by newcomers. In any grocery store in the USA you’ll see a nutrition label on processed foods. You’ll see listed - Total Carbohydrates and also Dietary Fiber. The “Net Carbs” are Total Carbs minus Fiber. For ketosis, you’re primarily concerned with Net Carbs.