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Dr. Berg explains the common confusions about what specific foods will knock you out of ketosis.

3 Important Things to Consider
• Breaking A Fast – Anything other than water will break a fast. A true fast is consuming nothing but water. It is recommended to consume vitamins, minerals, electrolytes when fasting.

• Knock You Out of Ketosis – The carbohydrates is what controls whether you are in ketosis or out of ketosis. Keep your cabs 20 to 50grams and the worse the metabolism, the lower the carbs. Consuming too much protein could knock you out of ketosis.
*Ketomojo – Blood ketone and glucose monitoring systems for diabetics and people on the ketogenic diet.
Increase in the blood sugars will decrease ketones. And decrease in blood sugars will increase ketones.

• Knock You Out of Fat-Burning – Doing a ketogenic plan, only 40% of body fuel is ketones and the majority of fuel minus the small amount of glucose is fatty acids. The goal on doing healthy ketosis is to burn your own fat and not from a dietary fat.
Keep the carbs low, do not consume too much protein, and do not consume too much fat (for slow metabolism and plateaued) to force the body to burn its own fat.

I have this confusion that keeps coming up over and over and over again, so I’m just gonna create this one video and i’ll probably just send it out to people that ask this question. What specific food will knock them out of ketosis? I just wanted to do a video on the background so then you can answer this question yourself. There’s really three scenarios that I want to kind of cover just to kind of clear up things because sometimes this question is mixed in with breaking a fast because you are doing the ketogenic diet plus the fast at the same time. So you want to know will this specific food break a fast. Well, anything other than water is going to break a fast. Anything. Now, will vitamins break a fast? Well maybe just a tiny little bit but it’s only for a millisecond. So I wouldn’t worry about vitamins, I wouldn’t worry about sea salt. But a true fast is not eating and you’re just drinking water. That’s it. Let’s see will a small amount of food break a fast? Yes. If it’s a very small amount of salad, it might break a fast for a little tiny bit but you can get right back on it so the point is that you just want to think with a true fast being nothing but water. But anything will break the fast but I do recommend people consume vitamins and minerals, electrolytes for sure when they’re doing definitely sea salt. The second scenario is will a specific food knock me out of ketosis, well what controls whether you’re in ketosis or out of ketosis is the carbohydrates. You want to typically keep your carbs 20 to 50 grams, the worse the metabolism, the lower the carbs. So some people need to go 10, some people need to go zero carbs. A very good testing kit would be the keto mojo, I like this because it measures ketones and blood sugars. But you can get both to get a whole picture on what’s going on because when you increase your blood sugars, your ketones go down.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 56 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.
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