If you can cut your carbohydrates down and do that for most of your life, it’ll probably greatly reduce a lot of disease state, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s, lots of other conditions. If you can stick to that kind of diet, obviously I think that’s the way to go.
Listen (61 Minutes) Ron Rosedale, there is an increasing rise in neurodegenerative diseases right now. That’s not what we want. RON ROSEDALE No, we don’t want diseases, period. Unfortunately, it is part of life. The major problem is not that we’re getting the diseases, but that we’re getting them more frequently and younger. The rise…
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STEVE PHINNEY – “When I’m asked how long ketoadaptation takes, I generally respond that some aspects of it take 6 weeks or more.” RICK JOHNSON “Low carb diets (might be improving) insulin resistance in part because of reduction of dietary glucose that reduces endogenous (body-manufactured) fructose.
Listen (60 minutes) Dr. Steve Phinney — I can ride continuously for three hours and go 60 miles without any hunger or food cravings or drop off in performance. And I ride as well in the last 20 miles coming home as I do going out.
RON ROSEDALE: My biggest beef with all this is if they did nothing, they probably would be healthier, with the higher blood sugar. I think the drugs are worse than their benefit in lowering the sugar.
Life is a constant battle between damage and damage control. If we could repair damage as fast as it occurs, we would live forever. Ultimately, unfortunately, we damage the damage control mechanisms, and that’s really what does us in. Excess protein actually increases damage and reduces our ability to repair it, so it’s a double whammy.
What kills you is not plaque in the arteries. What kills you is the rupture of the plaque. What kills us in the Western world, we have this atherosclerotic process going on . . . and we have a pro-inflammatory diet.
I was trained like the average internist to prescribe pills. Now I take pills away, and heartburn pills are some of the first pills I take away when people go on a low-carb high-fat diet. Even cancer is responding in animal models to lowering the carbohydrate in the diet.