Can You Get Fat on Too Much Protein?

When you consume protein, you trigger two hormones: insulin and glucagon. These are opposing hormones.

While insulin stops fat burning, glucagon increases fat burning. This is why consuming too much protein does not cause you to put on fat on keto.

So if you are replacing carbs with protein, you are most likely not going to put on more weight.

However, too much protein can…

• Slow down ketosis

• Cause sleepiness

• Cause bloating/constipation

• Lower sleep quality

• Cause indigestion

• Increase kidney or liver damage

Adding in intermittent fasting can help lower these side effects.

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What Happens When You Stop Eating Sugar:

What Happens When You Stop Eating Sugar:

  1. Loss of Appetite for Sugar
  2. Decreased Hunger
  3. Less Fatigue
  4. Loss of Excess Water and Fat
  5. Mood Boost
  6. Improved Skin Health
  7. Less Body Stiffness
  8. Promotion of Brain Cell Growth
  9. Liver Cleansing
  10. Better Kidney Function

DETAILS:

1. Loss of Appetite for Sugar

The first thing that will happen is you are going to lose your appetite for sugar when you completely stop taking sugar for two weeks. Why? Because every time there is sugar consumption, a hormone activates and pushes your blood sugar down, causing a low blood sugar situation (hypoglycemia to some degree). This causes you to crave sugar, but by getting rid of sugar from your diet, you get rid of the sugar cravings, too.

Hypoglycemia Definition: A condition caused by very low levels of blood glucose or sugar, which is common in diabetic people.

2. Decreased Hunger

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