Lesson #3: Why Eating Animals Makes Everything Easier

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Lesson #3: Why Eating Animals Makes Everything Easier

Last time, I broke down the faulty Carb Paradigm we live in.In case you need one, here’s a quick refresher:Overweight people with faulty carbohydrate metabolisms are told (by doctors, by government officials, by dietitians) to eat more carbohydrates and less fat.

They do it (carb consumption as a percentage of total caloric intake has increased in line with the obesity epidemic, moreso than either fat or protein). They eat carbs and reduce fat intake.

Because their insulin-resistant bodies can’t handle carbs well, they produce lots of insulin to get over the hump. Only problem? Those carbs aren’t sequestered into insulin-sensitive muscle glycogen stores as energy, because the muscle is insulin-resistant. Meanwhile, the excessive insulin prevents the burning of fat, and any extra fat and carbs from the meal are instead sequestered into fat cells. People ge! t fatter.

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One response to “Lesson #3: Why Eating Animals Makes Everything Easier

  • Tuesday » Hoosier CrossFit

    [...] No more than 60% of 1rm., 800m. Run 15 Deadlift, 800 m. run 9 Deadlift, 800m. run NUTRITION: Why eating animals makes everything easier “By converting to an animal fat-based metabolism, you are returning to the ancestral human [...]

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