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Virgin coconut oil as the main fat source in a diet of 60% fructose, 20% protein, 10% fat maintains redox status and markedly improves glucose metabolism "Variation in the glucose tolerance of animals under th
When animals are fed the same diet but with copra oil instead, they develop insulin resistance and advanced fatty liver.

Both oils are composed of over 90% of the beneficial MCTs, so the 2-fold higher antioxidant polyphenols in virgin coconut oil seem to make the difference. VCO = virgin coconut oil CO = copra oil
60% fructose + 10% fat as copra oil led to a 46% blood sugar increase and higher oxidative stress

60% fructose + 10% fat as virgin coconut oil only raised blood glucose by 16%, significantly increased glutathione and antioxidant enzymes, and reduced lipid peroxidation.
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1/ Waking up to see the podcast hosted by @TheVeggieMD dropped with guests @ethanjweiss and @cadiulus.

I'm going to do a live listen thread here...
2/ DISCLAIMER: Yes, I usually avoid the diet debate, but I'll concede up front that I'm certainly pro-awareness of diet choices. I think it's unfortunate so few people know about #PlantBasedKeto if indeed they want to be both #Keto and #PlantBased, yet are unaware it is possible.
3/ Not saying I know it is definitely better or worse, or in what ways as we don't have long term data. But I do know people on it who -- for them -- it was the perfect match they were looking for, but genuinely didn't know it existed.

Now... on to the podcast...
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NEW THREAD on #LCHF-raud & #KetoDiet.
The following article I wrote has references to over 1200 studies on nutrition, including Randomized Control Trials. 👉…
5 Reasons I Don't Recommend a Keto Diet by Dr. Michelle McMacken @Veg_MD 👉…
Gary Taubes, author of several books and articles on low carb high fat #LCHF-raud diet (fad), FINALLY concedes that saturated fats are the enemy in this BMJ article: 👉…
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