Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr Eric C Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food based fats which is emerging in the scientific literature as a means for improving a wide range of diseases,Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr Eric C Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet one that combines a customized carbohydrate restriction, moderation of protein intake, and real food based fats which is emerging in the scientific literature as a means for improving a wide range of diseases, from Type 2 diabetes to Alzheimer s and Simply eating a low carb diet alone isn t enough, and Moore and Westman tell you why.Have you looked at a low carb diet simply as a means to lose weight What if you learned that combining a low carb nutritional approach with a high fat intake produces a powerful therapeutic effect on a wide variety of health conditions that most people think requires medication to control That s what Keto Clarity is all about Jimmy Moore, the world s leading low carb diet blogger and podcaster, has reunited with his Cholesterol Clarity coauthor Dr Eric C Westman, a practicing internist and low carb diet researcher, to bring you the crystal clear information you need to understand what a ketogenic diet is all about and why it may be the missing element in your pursuit of optimal health This book includes exclusive interviews from twenty of the world s foremost authorities from various fields bringing their depth of expertise and experience using this nutritional approach Moore and Westman clearly explain why ketosis is normal, how this nutritional approach is being used therapeutically by many medical professionals, a step by step guide to help you produce ketones and track your progress, real life success stories of people using a ketogenic diet, and The solid evidence for nutritional ketosis in dealing with many of the chronic health problems of our day is presented, including epilepsy, Type 2 diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS , irritable bowel syndrome IBS , heartburn GERD , nonalcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD The good evidence for ketogenic diets is also shared in dealing with Alzheimer s Disease AD , Parkinson s Disease, dementia, mental illness, schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, narcolepsy, and sleep disorders Plus, you ll get the details on the emerging science that is showing great promise in treating cancer, autism, migraines, chronic pain, brain injury, stroke, kidney disease and so much Keto Clarity is your definitive guide to the benefits of a low carb, high fat diet Full details on Jimmy Moore s yearlong n 1 scientific experiment of nutritional ketosis, in which he used sophisticated blood testing technology to track and monitor his production of ketones and blood sugar to achieve rather remarkable effects on his weight and health, is also presented as well as food shopping lists, 25 low carb, high fat recipes, and a 21 day meal plan to get you going on your ketogenic lifestyle change Keto Clarity gives you a whole new perspective on the work that the late, great Dr Robert C Atkins started in earnest with his promotion of the low carb approach beginning in the 1960s That revolution continues boldly in this book designed to shift your paradigm on diet and health forever
Keto Clarity Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low Carb High Fat Diet Leading health blogger Jimmy Moore and researcher and internist Dr Eric C Westman join forces again to explain the powerful therapeutic effects of a ketogenic diet one that combines a customized carbo
Compared to other books, Keto Clarity is less scientific and perhaps more appropriate for someone who doesn't want to get into the nittry gritty biology of ketosis. I personally am more convinced by focusing on scientific analysis, and I found "The Art And Science of Low Carbohydrate Eating" much more convincing than this book. I've also been in ketosis for 8 months now, so I understand the nuances of each argument.This book is written more like a very long blog post than a work of persuasive no [...]
Excellent! I am 32 and I was recently told by a dermatologist that I worked with that she didn't think I was even old enough to vote. while I realize genetics plays a role in this, what we put in our bodies does as well. I chow down on cheese smothered eggs and fish swimming in butter. I find that eating this way keeps my skin looking amazing, my energy levels through the roof, and I just feel amazing in general. when I deviate from eating this way, I gain weight at an alarming rate and lack ene [...]
This is NOT a definitive guide, contrary to what the title claims. This is one of those books a person might read as part of gathering a wide ranging collection of info on a topic but the content should really be taken with healthy dose of critical thinking. I think there are a lot of little nuggets of information but there also a lot of stuff that makes me roll my eyes. (Really, eat a mouthful of butter with every bite?!?) I encourage anyone reading this book to spend some time looking at Jimmy [...]
Great concept. I wish they focused more on the practical aspects of implementing this lifestyle and diet. Both the podcast and this book focus on "here's all the bad things the medical community and other experts say about this diet, and here are studies that prove them wrong." Ok - we get that. We don't need to go into the weeds repeatedly on that point, we just need to know how to successfully implement this diet/lifestyle.
This was very informative and was presented in an easy to understand fashion. I learned alot about the ketogenic diet and how our ancestors existed on ketones for periods of time when food was scarce and how the body can be fueled by either glucose from carbohydrates or ketones from fat. It was very interesting. I plan to get the previous book Cholesterol Clarity next.
Jimmy Moore is either in the vanguard of a major movement in personal health and longevity, or ! This work, along with 'Cholesterol Clarity' redefine what a healthy diet consists of, and re-imagine the origins and causes of disease placing them within a metabolic framework. He is condensing the work of many writers, doctors and scientists of the last decade. Your body runs on glucose or ketones. You derive them from sugars (carbs) or fat. The premise of this book is that it is ketones that are t [...]
First of all, I want to say that every time I hear or read Jimmy's story, and his speech to the Scientific Advisory board at the USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee, it has an emotional affect on me. Now then, on with the review: One would expect, after reading his first book Cholesterol Clarity, that Jimmy Moore's follow up book Keto Clarity would have the same easy-to-understand approach to educating the reader and dispelling misconceptions about the subject matter. I am happy to report that it [...]
Extensive And UnderstandableThis is a good reference to almost any topic about keto diet, especially for those newbies or is interested on this lifestyle/way of eating. I agree with some of the health benefits discussed because I myself is experiencing them even if I am just on my Day 22 of keto (improved focus and sleep, carb/sugar craving is gone, lesser toothache, lesser appetite, weight loss from 88kg to 85kg or 6.6pounds loss on Day 4 which most likely just water weight, etc.). There are mo [...]
This seems to me to be an excellent diet but go slow as I feel sick. It may have nothing to do with the diet. I think this diet goes well with another book I just read about Alzheimers. Alzheimer's Disease: What If There Was a Cure?: The Story of Ketones They both recommend coconut oil.
I told you I eat my neighbors. I really do. Especially their fat juicy livers. Which is good for you, fat and liver. Many of you have been asking me how I have all this energy to write and somehow don't grow a fat ass from sitting on it all day. Well. THIS IS IT. Read this book. It will give you all my secrets. (And it will make you look your best and feel your best too.)
A must read for all T1 & T2 diabetics!The ketogenic diet has vastly improved the quality of life for my husband and me. He is T2 and I am T1. He is back to his high school weight, and I have less of a fear for hypoglycaemic episodes, My depression and anxiety have gone away without drugs. Give this diet 30 days of your life. You won't regret it!
Very urresponsible to say that keto diets cure cancer.
I am a big advocate for a ketogenic lifestyle, and I regularly listen to Jimmy Moore's podcast. I've been following a ketogenic diet for nearly a year now, so I know most of what is included in this book, but it was not an enjoyable read for me. I felt that the writing was rather haphazard, with random quotes and personal anecdotes interspersed within scientific facts. The scientific information included is solid but it gets lost a bit in the delivery. Perhaps this was geared towards a reader un [...]
Everybody should read this book, because almous everybody in those days has some serrious health problems. It's not about weight loss only. Diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, insuline resistance, even Alzheimer's diease, epilepsy, depresses and more can be cured! Even cancer can be beaten just by diet! Try it.
Very good information presented in an easy to understand format. The traditional therapeutic keto macro ratios are often 80% fat, 5% carbs, 15% protein, but this was not really mentioned. Some people are extremely carb sensitive and will not succeed in entering ketosis on the daily 20g of carbs being constantly referred to. It also concerns me that the author (judging from the neck-up only photos on his instagram) now seems to be currently considerably overweight once again. Does the ketogenic l [...]
If you're looking for a beginner friendly introduction to the world of eating Keto, this book is it. The Standard American Diet(SAD) is shit. The food pyramid (before changing over to the slightly less insane Food Plate) is the reason 2/3rds of the country is overweight or obese. It's the reason we're plagued with disease and fatigue, and it's why health care costs are astronomical. The government recommends that the majority of our calories come from what is essentially poison (wheat & glut [...]
After reading it, this was a five star book. A nice overview of the theory supporting a ketogenic diet. The book has enough science to support the theory and is written in a way to make the science and theory easy to understand. It's also very motivating. I read the book and decided that this was the solution for me. I felt better since I removed refined starches from my diet several years ago, so it made sense that taking another step to reduce carbs would make me feel even better. It took me a [...]
So many medical conditions can be improved by switching away from the Standard American Diet (aka SAD, or low fat, high carb) to a diet of low carb, moderate protein, high fat (aka ketogenic). We've been programmed by the Government and food manufacturers that fat is bad, when it's not. Sugar (and carbs) is the problem, not fat (diabetes was called sugar diabetes for a reason). If the standard diet isn't working, why not try the opposite? You have nothing to lose (other than your medical conditi [...]
There is good information here, but the author's attitude is poor. For example, in the QA section he answers a question in which a hypothetical reader asks if low carb diets can worsen thyroid problems his answer is no. This answer could be fine if it was backed with studies, however none were provided.I have heard several sources say the opposite so its hard to take his answer seriously when it seems more smug then inquisitive/open. This general "keto is awesome, do not question the keto" feeli [...]
I'm giving the keto lifestyle a try. I have tried low carb before but this brings it to a whole new level. It is a very counter-intuitive diet for me, but I am going to give it a try.
Deciding to eat this way has been a smart move. This book answered all my question and provided so much insight. This is a great book.
De facto keto bookLoved this book. I am not 100% convinced about keto solving everything, but there is great data in here. This plus some fasting protocol could show promise.
I've read a lot of books about diets, and some about this diet. This is by far the worst. Not that it says anything wrong, it's just that that tone it has is more publicity than information.
I’m not your mom. I’m not a doctor. I’m just somebody who went to the doctor and found I was back at my peak weight and it made me mad. I’d been working out and dieting without “too much” cheating. I’m built like just about everyone in my grandmother’s family and at an age where I don’t burn off calories just by watching TV like I did in my 20s.I made an appointment with a trainer to talk about diet and showed him a food diary. He pointed out some problems and offered two sugge [...]
Wanted to rate it 3 because it's so hypothetical and quite one-sided (PRO-keto)I like Lyle McDonald's book on ketogenic diets more for it's objectiveness.Gave it 4 anyway, just because it added value to Lyle's bookDED VALUE-Showed me I should more fatty meats-Actually had information for the clinician -Viewpoints from multiple fields (Dominic D'agostino, Richard Feinman, John Kiefer, MD's, others, and people who actually are in ketosis)--Nice viewpoint on low T3 on ketogenic diet ->Book: ''Wh [...]
The Keto "Ketogenic" diet makes sense. This book puts the science behind the ketogenic diet into laymen's terms which is very admirable. There are truly legitimate scientific studies that explain why the ketogenic diet is beneficial for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, seizures and more. This book helps explain those reasons. The medical field sometimes does not have a good grasp on actual nutritional facts. My PA school did not even have a dedicated nutrition class. I had 1 lecture pertaining [...]
Over a decade ago I lost a lot of weight eating low carb and kept it off for quite some time, and now I find myself in a position of needing to lose weight again. So, I was eager to read about low carb high fat diets and what this author had to say about it's health benefits. The author backs up all of his health claims with scientific studies and medical opinions. Not surprisingly, the author's conclusion is that basically everyone should be eating low carb high fat. Since I've seen the benefit [...]
This is a good read for those starting out with a ketogenic lifestyle who are having a hard time transitioning their beliefs from everything our health associations & government has lead us to believe about health & nutrition. The entire book has contributing experts from multiple doctors, nutritionists, fitness coaches, & scientists and that might help you feel less weary to start a keto lifestyle than any other book about the keto diet, simply because the information is coming dire [...]
A lot of good informationThis book covers a ton of information about a ketogenic diet. If you are new to this ultimate form of low-carb dieting this is a good book to start with. It covers a little bit of every aspect of the ketogenic diet. That is actually my only complaint about the book. I feel it tries to cover too much. As I said, if this is your first Keto book that is good as you will have a well rounded knowledge base. However if you have read other books like "Good Calories, Bad Calorie [...]
A practical guide to getting on a keto diet. Good examples of how the author did it and the pitfalls he encountered. A lot of good Q&A with real questions that one might ask about the keto lifestyle. This is nitpicking, but I didn't enjoy the author's writing style. However, for a non-professional writer/academic, he has done a good job conveying the message.The main formula is to eat mostly fat. Even too much protein will throw you out of ketosis. cut down on carbs, but raw greens contain s [...]