Keto vs Fasting: Which Diet is Better For Your Lifestyle: Thomas DeLauer

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Keto vs Fasting: Which Diet is Better For Your Lifestyle: Thomas DeLauer

Similarities

Weight Loss and Insulin

In ketosis, body becomes deprived of glucose and turns to burning fat for fuel

When we eat little foods that supply us with carbs, we release less insulin – w/ less insulin the body doesn’t store extra energy in the form of fat for later use

Intermittent fasting has been found to decrease blood levels of insulin

In a fed state, insulin is elevated so you store excess calories in fat cells. In the presence of insulin, the burning of fat is halted, while the body burns glucose instead

In a fasted state, insulin is low. the body starts mobilizing stored body fat from your fat cells and burning this fat for energy (instead of glucose)

Constantly eating keeps your insulin spiked, which slows your metabolism

I.F.

Acute fasting directly influences the stability of neuronal circuits, wiring that dictates the flow of information in the brain and nervous system.

The cellular stress and lack of nutrition, due to fasting, blocks the synaptic activity of neurons that normally occurs in the brain, brain slows down

Sounds bad, but may be beneficial for brain health -overactive synaptic activity has been associated with diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

Differences

Lifestyle vs. Diet

Fasting is more to do with When you eat and ketosis is more to do with What you eat

I.F. can be utilized everyday, or a couple times per week, more of a “diet” while ketosis is more of a lifestyle

In a ketogenic state, it is critical that you do not consume too many carbs, or protein – a state that must be carefully maintained

Fasting can be as easy as not “doing” something and you can enter a fasted state by simply not eating for 16-20 hours – it takes a bit longer to enter a ketogenic state

With fasting you will likely still consume the same foods you have always done, albeit, less and later in the day

Ketosis requires you to change what you buy and consume, since most people aren’t accustomed to having 75% of their diet consist of fats and only 5% carbs

Satiation

4 calories in a gram of carbohydrate or protein
9 calories in a gram of fat

On a ketogenic diet people usually eat less – fat is a lot more satiating than carbs

While fasting, consuming all your calories at the end of the day, makes you feel satiated quicker → eat less

Fasting can be a struggle – can struggle to go 16-20 hours without eating

References

1) http://burnfatnotsugar.com/assets/if.pdf

2) 10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://authoritynutrition.com/10-health-benefits-of-intermittent-fasting/

3) 10 Proven Health Benefits of Low-Carb and Ketogenic Diets. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://authoritynutrition.com/10-benefits-of-low-carb-ketogenic-diets/

4) Ketogenic diet and mental health. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.diabetes.co.uk/keto/ketogenic-diet-and-mental-health.html

5) Intermittent Fasting And The Brain – mindbodygreen. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-28129/new-research-shows-how-intermittent-fasting-is-like-decluttering-for-your-brain.html

6) How Does Fasting Affect Your Brain? – Diet Doctor. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.dietdoctor.com/fasting-affect-brain

7) 15 Ways Intermittent Fasting Can Improve Your Health | Alternet. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.alternet.org/food/15-ways-intermittent-fasting-can-improve-your-health

8) Fat Burning Vs. Carb Burning During Exercise Over Time | Healthy Living. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/fat-burning-vs-carb-burning-during-exercise-over-time-4741.html

9) The Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Exercise Metabolism and Physical Performance in Off-Road Cyclists. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4113752/

10) Intermittent Fasting and Cognition | The Biohacker Guide by Nootrobox®. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://nootrobox.com/biohacker-guide/intermittent-fasting/cognition

11) 23 Studies on Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets – Time to Retire The Fad. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://authoritynutrition.com/23-studies-on-low-carb-and-low-fat-diets/

12) Effects of a 3-day fast on regional lipid and glucose metabolism in human skeletal muscle and adipose tissue. – PubMed – NCBI. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17784905
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Ketogenic Diet vs. Low Carb Diet: Thomas DeLauer

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-Ketosis is when your body turns to fat rather than carbohydrates for energy. Ketosis can occur during fasting, when you reduce the amount of carbs or calories in your diet, during pregnancy or after exercising for a long period of time. Many diets use ketosis as the means of burning fat while maintaining muscle – examples include the Atkins diet and other low-carb diets. This strategy can also lead to decreased hunger. How long does it take to kick your body into fat burning, ketosis mode? Roughly 3-4 days of consuming less than 50 carbs per day, the equivalent of 2 bananas. Benefits include weight loss, seizure prevention, cardiovascular health and type-2 diabetes help, to name a few.
How does it Work? When glucose is in short supply, your liver will break down fats into ketones, which are then used throughout your body for energy. Muscles and other tissues in your body use ketones rather than glucose for energy metabolism. In a healthy person, the production of ketones for energy is the body’s natural response to starvation, so this happens when dieting, overnight and during fasting.
Glucose or Ketones: Which is More Effective? Many brain diseases, such as epilepsy, are already being treated by the ketogenic diet. The mechanisms to why it helps the brain are still being studied, but there are some possible reasons that ketones seem to be a good energy source for the brain. One major Ketone, beta-hydroxybutyrate, or BHB, provides more energy per unit of oxygen than glucose, and thus may be even more efficient than glucose at providing energy to the brain. (3)
-The ketogenic diet has also been found to increase the number of mitochondria in brain cells. In a 2004 study on rats, one group was fed a ketogenic diet while the other was fed a normal diet. A positive impact was found on the gene expression for mitochondrial enzymes in the hippocampus, the memory and learning center of the brain. (4)
Ketosis and Body Water Composition: High fat and low carb diets are known to lead to fast weight loss. The fast weight loss is due to water weight being shed (5)
-When you decrease carbs, you decrease water storage in the body.
Who Can Benefit From Ketosis? If you are looking to shed some body fat, ketosis may be a good tool. This can go along with an exercise regimen as you maintain muscle while losing fat. Ketosis can also benefit those who need to boost brain power as energy may be utilized more effectively in the brain.
*Be careful because those with diabetes can get too high of a level of ketones in their blood, which is very dangerous. This occurs due to the low levels of insulin in the blood, which will signal the body to produce excess ketones that will build up in the blood, making the blood pH too low.
References:
1. What is Ketosis?
http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/type-1-diabetes-guide/what-is-ketosis?page=2
2. Diabetes Education Online http://dtc.ucsf.edu/types-of-diabetes/type2/understanding-type-2-diabetes/how-the-body-processes-sugar/ketones/
3. The fat-fueled brain: unnatural or advantageous? http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/the-fat-fueled-brain-unnatural-or-advantageous/
4. A cDNA microarray analysis of gene expression profiles in rat hippocampus following a ketogenic diet
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15469884
5. Composition of Weight Loss During Short Term Weight Reduction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC333231/pdf/jcinvest00645-0194.pdf
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Blood Type Diets: Health Hacks- Thomas DeLauer

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What To Eat Before And After Your Workout To Maximize Fat Loss – With Thomas DeLauer

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Hey guys it’s Thomas here to show you guys a couple nutrition tips on how to transform your pre-workout meal into fat-burning fuel. Today is all about boosting your metabolism to utilize body fat as your primary energy source.

Video Breakdown:

0:53 – So let’s get started with your pre-workout meal choice. My tip here is to try to not combine a protein and carb source as your pre workout meal. By doing this, you are making sure that your body is circulating blood to the muscles instead of to your digestive organs.

2:01 – The reason why I recommend guys to avoid eating protein and carbs together before working out is because the body can not efficiently break down these energy sources at the same time.

2:30 – This is why guys who eat big pre-workout meals tend to get a bloated, upset stomach during their training.

3:00 – What I strongly suggest guys to choose as their pre-workout food source is fruit. The energy from fruit is utilized rapidly.

3:40 – Now if you are in the gym and find yourself bored between sets, I’ve got a solution for you: stretching.

5:00 – What I recommend doing is stretching the antagonist muscle, or opposing muscle, to the body part you are training. If you are training triceps, stretch your biceps. If you are training back, stretch your chest… This will allow you to actually get a better contraction and pump during your working sets!

6:10 – Now, you can choose a high protein and high fat post workout meal, completely skipping the carbs, if you are looking to burn off body fat fast.

6:50 – And you are in luck because I’m going to show you a great, easy meal to eat after a workout: grass fed beef burgers.

8:04 – Here’s how you can make this recipe:
1. Coat your stove top pan with coconut oil
2. In a mixing bowl, add the beef with Himalayan pink salt, turmeric and combine the ingredients into patties
3. Add the burger patties to the heated pan (on medium) and cook until browned on both sides.

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