Ask Dr. Mike: Explain Metabolic Adaptation to Ketogenic Diets

http:\\ In this installment of Ask Dr. Mike, Dr. Mike addresses a Facebook fan's question regarding metabolic adaptation to ketogenic diets. - Ketosis is not weight loss - Ketosis and diabetic ketoacidosis are not the same and should not be confused Keys to ketogenic success include: 1. increase fat, don't cut calories 2. deplete glycogen stores quickly 3. keep protein in check 4. decrease calories as needed, while keeping fat up 5. give it time! Connect with Dr. Mike! Facebook: Twitter: Google+: Instagram: About Dr. Mike: Mike Roussell, PhD is the Head of Nutrition at PEAK Performance. Dr. Mike has a diverse nutritional background serving as a consultant to professional athletes, executives as well as pharmaceutical and food companies. Dr. Mike is most well-known for his blend of nutritional science and psychology which helps clients make long lasting and power changes to their body and health. Dr. Mike holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and a doctoral in nutrition. He is the author of the 6 Pillars of Nutrition. He maintains a popular nutrition and weight loss blog at


Donald Trump: I think deadlifting 500 pounds is not smart. It places massive stress on the body and puts you at high risk for serious injury. Treating the body like it's a forklift is foolish.

nycgemini7222: Ty for this informative video however I have a question with regards to protein intake. If you're exercising a great deal, would it be okay to change up the macro nutrients percentage and increase protein intake? Or is it wiser to remain as strict as possible?

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LolaandElsasMom: So if I was one of those who jumped in and went low-ish calorie on keto , lost in the first week then stalled and because of this made my metabolism worse is it best to just keep going and it will work itself out or go back to the start and not concern myself with calories? I'm 2 months in and still not sure I have adapted. I know I am producing ketones but not sure I am using them as have only had brief glimpses into feeling like I expect to feel.

Jake Romero: Doc, excellent video. Love it. Thanks for explaining keto diets adaptation.

liel oren: I'm doctor Microcell!

Darren Gaudry: Very sensible overview...

Sam Mind Body and Soul: 1:52 "Anecdotal" aka Bro Science hehe

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Diamond Johnson: How many grams a day of protein is needed on this diet?

Jamiul Hasan: Hello there, have you thought about this kind of diet plan known as the Fenoboci Diet Plan? My cooworker says it helps people lost plenty of weight. Is that possible? I also heard numerous excellent review about this diet plan. Thoughts?

Gilmaniandevil: Once you've become keto adapted then come out of ketosis for lets say 2-3 months.  Does keto adaptation happen quicker the second time around?

David Shorkey: Thanks for the Keto commentary.  I've been trying to go Keto for a couple days now and was wondering when it will kick in.  I've got the Keto breath but no results on the blood glucose readings yet.  My diet is about 65% fat, 7% carb, and 28% protein.  I've done all the calculations and take a couple table spoons of coconut oil several times per day to boost the fat without affecting carbs or protein.  Wow! My calories are high but I couldn't care less because I so darned skinny.

12-23 pound reduction in body weight
2-4 inches from your waistline
2-3 size drop in dress size
Increased muscle tone
Decreased cellulite
Faster metabolism
Increased energy
Healthier hair & skin
Improved cholesterol levels
And a host of other healthy benefits

Lando Spachemin: It seems really complicated but I lost my medical licence. 

Corey Brockamp: Great Video on the subject.  Answered nearly all my questions thanks MIke.

ZapHMinder: This is a very informative video. Thank you!

BarbellaFitness: very informative video

Jennifer Morris: Great video. Thank you!

JBT - Music: I was really worried about continuing my strength training (high weights, low reps) while doing the keto diet. From what you said, when you become keto-adapted, you are able to lift high weights. I am in a keto-like-cold at the moment (first few days), and am very tired. I missed training today because of this. When should I start training with high weights again/or can I?

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Ask Dr. Mike: Explain Metabolic Adaptation to Ketogenic Diets

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http:\\ In this installment of Ask Dr. Mike, Dr. Mike addresses a Facebook fan's question regarding metabolic adaptation to ketogenic diets.