Feb 8, 2019
We have another awesome Keto Hot
Seat episode for you and Kristin is back to co-host the show with
me! Let’s dive into some hot topics in the keto community and
answers to questions that you guys are really wanting to know
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Keto Hot Seat Questions Answered in This
being on keto for a long time cause insulin resistance?
can you have a low glycemic response and find the right amount of
carbs when following the keto lifestyle?
can you lose fat without losing muscle?
- Is it
possible to gain weight if you go in and out of
exogenous ketone supplements necessary or helpful to get back into
ketosis after a day with too many carbs, specifically for people
who have only been strict keto for a month or so?
exogenous ketones really put you into ketosis faster?
are some examples of when it would be okay to take exogenous
can you do to rev up your metabolism?
you are low-carbohydrate for a period of time, which would be
constituted as long-term for everybody, you could potentially get
into what’s called physiological insulin resistance. It is a
completely normal biological reaction when we have a lack of
glucose in our bodies.
something has the word physiological in front of it, you can think
of it as what your body is naturally going to do to stay in a state
of homeostasis, which is a nice, balanced, healthy state. And
sometimes that means they have these tendencies that may seem bad
but in reality, will actually help protect us.
is a piece of our brain that will always be dependent on glucose.
And in order for your body to make sure that that glucose is
readily available for that high need, it will put you in a state of
insulin resistance so that the glucose isn’t taken by the muscles,
which isn’t as high of a need.
are insulin resistant when your cells in the muscle, fat, and liver
stop responding well to insulin and so they can’t really get in
body fat, if you are testing it in a way that is accurate, is a
really great spot for a female to be. That is often what a female
would need in body fat in order to stay healthy and keep her
hormones balanced and her adrenals in check.
in and out of ketosis every once in a while doesn’t mean your body
forgets how to burn fat.
a total brain buster to teach your brain that you need to eat more
food in order to lose weight, but it really, truly does work. It
just takes a long time.
you have a sluggish metabolism, the last thing that you should be
doing is fasting.
physiological insulin resistance from happening by not staying
sedentary and by moving and working out.
all of the muscle mass that you have and start building more
through lifting weights.
you have a higher-carb day while in your keto lifestyle, then do
the work to get your body back into a ketogenic state instead of
just taking exogenous ketones.
more foods that are good, high-quality, real-foods with plenty of
lab tests somewhat regularly.
I will be in Portland on the
first week of March for the Nutritional Therapy Association (NTA)
Annual Conference. So if you are going to the conference, I hope to
be able to meet you there! And even if you’re not going to the
conference, I hope you can come to Downtown Portland for the Keto
for Women Meetup on Friday, March 1st. You can find all the
information about that over on www.shawnmynar.com/events
and make sure to RSVP!!
The following weekend, I will be
in L.A. So if you are in L.A., come hang out with me at the new
Osso Good Bone Broth storefront on Saturday, March 9th. Again, you
can go to www.shawnmynar.com/events
for all the information you need as
well as reserve your spot!
As always, if you have any
questions, be on the lookout for the next Keto Hot Seat call for
questions on Facebook and Instagram.
“We should, as humans, be
able to go from a sugar-burning state to a fat-burning state. And
that’s what we’re teaching our bodies how to do with this ketogenic
“That’s the beauty about
ketosis and being on a keto diet or in a keto lifestyle is that you
are doing some amazing healing things for your body. And you’re
basically “cheating” if you’re just going to take some exogenous
ketones to show up as having ketones in your
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only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health