A couple of months ago my doctor decided that I was getting strong enough to try a Ketogenic diet. This is designed to convince the body to stop burning sugar and, instead, burn fat. Since the toxins I was exposed to are stored in fat cells, this does double duty of losing weight and getting rid of stored toxins. It also helps to fuel the brain and repair any damage done to the neurological system.
On this diet, I am supposed to eat only 5% carbs, 25% protein and 70% fat. (I aim at keeping my carb intake down to 20g per day. That is equivalent to 1.5 Reeses cups or a half of a medium order of McDonalds fries. All day!)
It is hard to find that much fat without consuming carbs. One of the cures is to make and eat fat bombs as a snack. They are made of healthy fats and no added sugar.Read More