5 Reasons Why You Are Not Losing Weight When Fasting

You may not be loosing weight when you are fasting.

We are talking about fasting for a longer for period of time, not intermittent fasting.  If you’re doing intermittent fasting and keto and you are not losing weight usually it is because you are eating too many carbs.

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The Most Important Action You Can Take If You Have Adrenal Fatigue.

The Adrenal can become burnt out.

If you have too much adrenal function like too much cortisol it’s called Cushing’s.

If you have a deficiency of cortisol and other adrenal hormones, that is called Addison’s.

The two big symptoms of adrenal fatigue are chronic fatigue and chronic inflammation.  Cortisol normally is an anti-inflammatory. But if the adrenals are weak or you run out of cortisol or it does not work anymore because of cortisol resistance then you get inflammation.

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Your Stress May Be Preventing Full Ketosis

Could your stress be what is preventing full ketosis and causing your keto plateau?

If a person plateaus or they are not progressing like they should on the keto diet, in many cases, they look at their carbohydrate levels, fasting, or fats. But, stress could actually cause this as well.

Stress may actually prevent ketosis. 

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Calorie Myth. Why Low Calories Does Not Equal Weight Loss

Let us talk about calories.

A calorie is a unit of energy in food. Each type of food (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) has its own unit of energy.

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The HUGE Mistake Counting Carbs on Keto (Ketogenic Diet)

All you need to do is focus on lowering your carbs, right? Wrong.

On the keto diet, you reduce your carbs to below 50 grams. We do this because carbs increase insulin, and insulin blocks ketosis. If you are not in ketosis, you are not doing the Ketogenic diet correctly and you will not loose weight. But carbs are not the only factor to consider.

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Part Two – Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

I know we love our bread, but did you know….

There are three major hidden reasons that wheat products, not just gluten (along with sugar in all its forms) is a major contributor to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia, depression and so many other modern ills.

To learn more about this subject please read Part One – Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat https://2healthyhabits.wordpress.com/2022/10/14/part-one-three-hidden-ways-wheat-makes-you-fat/#more-2862

Read this Post to the end to learn how to How to Beat the Wheat, and Lose the Weight.

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Part One – Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

I know we love our bread, but did you know….

There are three major hidden reasons that wheat products, not just gluten (along with sugar in all its forms) is a major contributor to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia, depression and so many other modern ills.

This is why there are now 30 % more obese than undernourished in the world, and why chronic lifestyle and dietary driven disease kills more than twice as many people as infectious disease globally.

Sadly, this tsunami of chronic illness is increasingly caused by eating our beloved diet staple, bread, the staff of life, and all the wheat products hidden in everything from soups to vodka to lipstick to envelope adhesive.

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What Sugar Does to Your Arteries

Probably the biggest damage from high amounts of sugar in the blood, with a diabetic, is done to your vascular system.

There are two types of damage to you vascular system:

  1. the macro vascular system, with the large vessels and
  2. the micro vascular system with small capillaries.

In the large vessels there is the coronary artery that supplies the heart muscle and there are peripheral arteries throughout body. There is also the micro vascular system that goes to the retina of the eye or the kidney.

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7 Common Keto Mistakes That Can Kick You Out of Ketosis

The typical things that will kick you out of ketosis (fat burning) are sugar and refined carbohydrates. Cough syrup, alcohol, beer and juice are all known to have hidden sugar that can knock you out of ketosis.

These 7 are important things you might not know about.

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How Much Alcohol Would You Have to Drink Before Liver Damage

One study found that just 21 binge-drinking sessions could potentially produce early-stage liver disease.

In this study, a binge drinking session is classified as more than five drinks in two hours, and a drink is classified as 0.6 ounces of alcohol.

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