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Gluconeogenesis On a Ketogenic Diet: It Happens & It’s Not Always a Bad Thing

by Mike Mutzel


We've been wrongly told that gluconeogenesis (making glucose from anew) is a bad thing if you're in a ketogenic diet.

The reality is, if you're in ketosis from fasting, exercise or eating a healthy low-carb, ketogenic diet….you're also making glucose from anew! Learn to embrace it.

In nutritional ketosis, gluconeogenesis happens because of the very same hormones that trigger the production of ketone synthesis (elevated glucagon, low insulin etc…) trigger the liver, and other organs, to synthesize glucose from lactate, pyruvate and glycerol (from fats being burn

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