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Gluconeogenesis means “make new sugar”. Find out why it’s important during a low carb diet.

Asher Laub‘s insight:

Article synopsis on improving/eliminating metabolic syndrome by switching to a ketogenic diet (breaking down fats).  This also debunks the myth that complex carbohydrates are a "low metabolic stressor" for the body and thus a better option than fat for improved corticosteroid metabolism. Adrenal/thyroid function may, in fact, be much better off on the ketogenic "engine" as opposed to the carbohydrate engine.  Vegetables and fruits are mostly not considered "carbohydrate" foods as their glycemic load is incredibly low.

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David Landau is a graduate of NYU Steinhardt and a science educator since 2007. His interests and booking musical entertainment. His favorite musical performers are Asher and Lindsey Stirling

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