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Old Mon, Jan-11-21, 18:15
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Default Marty Kendall: Big Fat Keto Lies!

Keto Lie #1: ‘Optimal ketosis’ is a goal and more ketones are better
Keto Lie #2: You have to be ‘in ketosis’ to burn fat
Keto Lie #3: You should eat more fat to burn more fat
Keto Lie #4: Protein should be avoided because of gluconeogenesis
Keto Lie #5: Fat is a 'free food' because it doesn’t elicit an insulin response
Keto Lie #6: Food quality is not important, it’s all about insulin and avoiding carbs
Keto Lie #7: Fasting for longer is better
Keto Lie #8: Insulin toxicity is enemy #1
Keto Lie #9: Calories don’t count
Keto Lie #10: Stable blood sugars will lead to fat loss
Keto Lie #11: You should ‘eat fat to satiety’ to lose body fat
Keto Lie #12: If in doubt, keep calm and keto on
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Old Tue, Jan-12-21, 08:11
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I haven't read the book, but from personal experience I can agree that these are indeed lies. The big ones I just realized are#4 and #5.

When I tried keto in the past, I tried to follow the rule of 80-90% fat (lie #5). Not only was it impossible to do if you live with someone who doesn't want to eat this way, I never felt good doing this and never lost weight.

It's only when I upped my protein intake (lie #4) and lowered the fat was I able to enjoy what eat, be able to easily sustain the approach even with a husband who still wants his carbs, AND lose pounds and inches.

I'd like to read more, but don't want to spend the money on another keto book at the moment.
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Old Wed, Jan-13-21, 10:10
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Marty Kendall has posted both the entire Introduction and the History of Low Carb Movements of the book on his website:


Low Carb history:

And his blog is Indexed by Topic, very organized if you have a specific topic you would like to read about.

Even though Dr. Westman never pushed fats and never limited protein, I have had weight loss by increasing protein even more, and surprisingly by adding back more vegetable and fermented dairy carbs. (Keto Lie #6) = Nutrient Density
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