How to Respond to a Keto Critic
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so today we’re going to talk about how to respond to a naysayer or a critic of Quito whether it’s your friend or a family member or your doctor that says Oh Quito is dangerous you don’t want to do that how do you respond to that well the first thing you do you don’t want to defend yourself you want to ask this one question what is your solution to the problem of diabetes pre-diabetes if you combine both of those that equals over 50% of the population right there it’s the number one problem in Mexico Saudi Arabia China I mean the amount of people that are becoming pre-diabetic diabetic they’re getting fatter and fatter is just off the chart so you want to know what is their recommendation for a healthy diet now the conversation is probably going to stop right there but they may say well you know the best diet is going to be something that’s evidence-based something by the USDA like the Dietary Guidelines something that’s approved by the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association or the American Medical Association or the American Motorcycle Association that was my sarcasm the Dietary Guidelines for the USDA are 65% carbohydrates okay so then you asked in this next question tell me why consuming two to three hundred grams of carbohydrates every day is a healthy thing go ahead I’m listening let’s see what they say to that and this is based on a 2,000 calorie diet because 65% of the carbs on this diet right here equals this many grams of carbohydrates that’s crazy amounts Kito we’re recommending 5% carbohydrates which only come out to 20 to 50 grams of carbs per day not 200 or 300 grams per day but I would continue to ask this question until you get an answer but the truth is it is the absolutely unhealthiest thing you can do and this is the healthiest thing you can do and they’re not going to really have an answer for it but you at least want them to start looking at this really key point which is this huge carbohydrate problem in relationship to the problems that we have pre-diabetes or diabetes but I will guarantee a hundred percent of the time they will not know what a ketone is or what ketosis is they will not understand what that is so if you ask them this so out of curiosity what is a ketone they may know it’s something related to ketoacidosis something like that but Q acidosis will only occur if your blood sugars are over 300 okay so that means you have no insulin you’re diabetic type 1 you’re not you forgot to take it your blood sugars are out of control your pH becomes very acidic and you’re generating a lot of ketones because your body is eating up your muscle protein it’s just it’s making too many ketones but that is not the same as taking a healthy person dropping your carbs and getting the body to make more ketones ketones are simply the byproduct of fat burning and you’re using them as alternative fuel it’s a more efficient fuel it’s it produces more energy less co2 more oxygen you get more energy out of the ketones less inflammation so it’s a very healthy thing to do but you have to understand what it is before you can you’d say that and people tend to attack what they just don’t understand and that’s really what you’re up against so go ahead and try this and comment below and tell me how it goes thanks for watching if you’re liking this content please subscribe now and I will actually keep you updated on future videos
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In this video, I want to talk to you about how to respond to a keto critic. You may come across some keto naysayers or ketogenic diet critics. What are you supposed to say to them?
If you’re wondering how to respond to ketogenic diet criticism, this is what you need to do:
1. Don’t defend yourself.
Instead ask what their solution is to problems like diabetes.
• They may say a healthy diet should be one approved by the USDA, AHA, or ADA. But, the dietary guidelines for the USDA are 65% carbohydrates.
2. Ask why 200-300g of carbs per day is healthy.
With keto, we recommend only 5% carbohydrates, which comes out to only about 20-50g of carbs per day.
Healthy keto is the healthiest thing you can do. When responding to criticism, you really want the keto critics to start looking at the huge carbohydrate problem in relationship to the health problems that we have.
Ketogenic diet critics often don’t even know what a ketone or ketosis is. People are afraid of what they don’t understand.
If you ask keto naysayers what a ketone is, they may know it’s something related to ketoacidosis. But, ketoacidosis will only occur if your blood sugars are over 300. This is not the same as a healthy person dropping carbs and getting the body to make more ketones.
• The byproduct of fat burning
• An alternative fuel
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