The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living - An Expert Guide to Making the Life-Saving Benefits of Carbohydrate Restriction Sustainable and Enjoyable


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Section 1 - INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

low carbohydrate diets. a low carbohydrate lifestyle.
Just because you decide to stop eating sugar, bread, potatoes, rice and pasta doesn’t mean that you have a low carbohydrate diet suitable for long-term use.

Chapter 1 - OVERVIEW OF LOW CARBOHYDRATE AND KETOGENIC DIETS

Historical Perspective

to understand the origins of low carbohydrate metabolism and to appreciate how deeply it is rooted in our basic human physiology, we need to go back hundreds of thousands of years, if not a million or two.

many of our ancestors had little exposure to high carbohydrate. for many aboriginal cultures, their choice of a low carbohydrate lifestyle persisted to within the last few hundred years.

What Does “Low Carbohydrate” Mean?

the threshold below which your signs and symptoms of carbohydrate intolerance resolve.
the amount of carbohydrate that you decide to eat might vary considerably depending on your individual metabolic condition and the level of benefit you wish to derive.

Defining ‘Nutritional Ketosis’