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The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. The diet forces the body to burn fats rather than carbohydrates. Normally, the carbohydrates contained in food are converted into glucose, which is then transported around the body and is particularly important in fuelling brain function. However, if there is very little carbohydrate in the diet, the liver converts fat into fatty acids and ketone bodies. The ketone bodies pass into the brain and replace glucose as an energy source. This elevated level of ketone bodies in the blood is a state known as ketosis.

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Keto Thanksgiving

In the spirit of the Holidays share what you ate for Thanksgiving, even if it was a cheat.
We did a small keto dinner here is what we had on our table.
Herb Buttered Turkey
Cauliflower Mash Potatoes
Mushroom Gravy
Salad
Keto Stuffing wet and dry
Asparagus
Keto Cranberry Sauce
Keto Pumpkin Pie
Baby Bell Cheese
Aged Decanted Red Burgundy from my collection
Younger Rhone White from my collection

Ah, what I miss most from pre Keto days is all the wine I used to drink. My bottles are going to peak before I can drink them all :(

-zoom zoom


2 comments:

  1. Ribeye steak with chimichurri; sauteed brussels sprouts with pancetta; jalapeno/bacon/cheese bread made with coconut flour. Appetizers were oysters on the half shell and macadamia nuts. Dessert was chocolate mousse whipped cream.

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  2. Wowzers, sounds delish! I think I'll give your menu a whirl for xmas dinner.

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