Still going well on my 100 days of Keto Chow. Most days it’s not even an issue, even cooking food for the family that I’m not going to eat – yesterday I arrived home from work and launched immediately into clearing the driveway approach which had quite a lot of heavy and wet snow/slush that would be frozen solid in a few hours. When I finished up, I came inside to discover dinner was ready: low carb meatballs covered in Rao’s marinara sauce and cheese. Smelled absolutely amazing. I drank a Root Beer Float Keto Chow =)
Let’s talk about protein and your body’s glucose/insulin response to the protein. Years ago, I was misinformed about protein consumption and thought that if you overconsumed protein on a keto diet, your body would convert the excess into glucose. I also thought that any time you ate protein it would cause an insulin response. Last year we went to the Low Carb Breckenridge conference and sat in the presentation by Dr. Benjamin Bikman. You should give it a watch:
I’m not going to summarize it because he does that himself. Cool, cool stuff! As for eating meat, especially red meat. Here’s an excellent article that refutes some of the misconceptions.