Low Carb Dieting And Feeling Tired – Answering Emails Part 1

What causes ketosis?

Ketosis is a condition in which levels of ketones (ketone bodies) in the blood are elevated. Ketones are formed when glycogen stores in the liver have run out.

The ketones – acetoacetate and β-hydroxybutyrate – are used for energy. Ketones are small carbon fragments that are the fuel created by the breakdown of fat stores. Ketosis is potentially a serious condition if keytone levels go too high.

However, when the body is in ketosis the individual tends to feel less hungry, and will probably eat less than he/she might otherwise do. The body switches from being a carbohydrate-burning organism into a fat-burning one. The fat stores become a primary energy source, and the person loses weight. That is why low-carb diets have become popular, and effective, especially among obese people.

The modern human body in most societies usually metabolizes glucose from carbohydrates for energy purposes, rather than energy from fat. If there is not enough glucose (from carbohydrates) in the bloodstream the body draws on fat stores for fuel, causing the appearance of ketones in the blood. Ketones are produced by the liver from fatty acids.

  • Hey great vid, always so informative love it man. When you made this video what video editing software did you use? because I noticed some of the fonts looked the same in my video. 

    Also do you still hold the same beliefs about low carb dieting? Are you still using it?

  • Great vid 🙂 liked 🙂

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  • nothing wrong with the fats, in fact you can have a fry up everyday if you like just as long as there are no simple carbs

  • Health food is a hoax. Normal food is food, and health food isn’t.