Book summary

Unlocking the Keto Code

The Revolutionary New Science of Keto That Offers More Benefits Without Deprivation

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Keto diets have been getting it wrong all along, contends renowned cardiologist Steven R. Gundry – and that’s why so many people fail to see results.

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Conventional wisdom about the keto diet makes out ketones to be a super fuel.

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In reality, ketones work by causing mitochondria to uncouple and waste calories.

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The Keto Code program aims to stimulate mitochondrial uncoupling via ketones and nutrients that promote uncoupling.

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A balanced gut microbiome produces postbiotics that also trigger uncoupling.

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The Keto Code program emphasizes plant-based foods, whole foods, healthy fats and moderate amounts of protein.

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To maintain gut and mitochondria health, avoid certain foods – including excessive protein.

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Intermittent fasting stimulates ketone production – regardless of what you eat.