Keto, Low Carb, Atkins, High Fat Diet....What is similar about these diets?

Keto diet, low carb diet, Atkins diet, high fat diet. These four diets although having different names, are one in the same in terms of which metabolism it accesses. After being in the health, fitness, and bodybuilding industry now almost forty years I've seen a lot of stuff come and go, mostly go.

Hardly does something earth shattering come around that's legit, and it seems lately it's personal trainers, but that's another story at another time. Back to the four diets that appear to be different, even though they're not. Here's the simple distinction between the four diets above and the rest out there. It's carbohydrate intake, meaning, total carbohydrate intake should not exceed 30 grams less than three consecutive days.

Now, the question is why? Simple answer, because it takes three consecutive days of 30 grams of carbs for your body to switch its metabolism from glucose to free fatty acid. Conversely, once your physiology has switched metabolisms, it takes three consecutive days of eating more than 30 grams of carbs to switch it back over to glucose.

Fake trainers won't know this, in addition not knowing the four diets above are all the same. The gripe that most individuals have when executing the free fatty acid metabolism is they feel lethargic or that there is not enough variety of food, which makes the diet difficult to stay on. Both of these criticisms are valid yet easy to get around. First, the lethargy goes away in 4-6 days once you reduce carbs to 30 grams. Secondly, you can have all the variety of food you want if you know how to strategically implement carb intake and rotate the glucose and free fatty acid metabolism. Oh, by the way, fake trainers won't know this either.

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 Keto diet, low carb diet, Atkins diet, high fat diet.These four diets although having different names, are one in the same in terms of which metabolism it accesses. After being in the health, fitness, and bodybuilding industry now almost forty years I've seen a lot of stuff come and go, mostly go.

Hardly does something earth shattering come around that's legit, and it seems lately it's personal trainers, but that's another story at another time. Back to the four diets that appear to be different, even though they're not. Here's the simple distinction between the four diets above and the rest out there. It's carbohydrate intake, meaning, total carbohydrate intake should not exceed 30 grams less than three consecutive days.

Now, the question is why? Simple answer, because it takes three consecutive days of 30 grams of carbs for your body to switch its metabolism from glucose to free fatty acid. Conversely, once your physiology has switched metabolisms, it takes three consecutive days of eating more than 30 grams of carbs to switch it back over to glucose.

Fake trainers won't know this, in addition not knowing the four diets above are all the same. The gripe that most individuals have when executing the free fatty acid metabolism is they feel lethargic or that there is not enough variety of food, which makes the diet difficult to stay on. Both of these criticisms are valid yet easy to get around. First, the lethargy goes away in 4-6 days once you reduce carbs to 30 grams. Secondly, you can have all the variety of food you want if you know how to strategically implement carb intake and rotate the glucose and free fatty acid metabolism. Oh, by the way, fake trainers won't know this either.

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