Christian Thibaudeau Interview Keto, Carnivore and Fasting (The good the bad and the ugly)

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The Role of Cortisol in Energy Mobilization and Sleep Disruption

- Cortisol, released by the body, plays a vital role in mobilizing stored energy and maintaining blood glucose levels.
- However, high cortisol levels can interfere with sleep and result in the breakdown of muscle glycogen, fatty acids, and protein for fuel.
- Constantly being in a state of low carbohydrate intake can trigger the release of cortisol, potentially leading to insulin resistance. This is why individuals following keto diets or intermittent fasting may experience such issues.

Understanding Chronic Stress and the Importance of Relaxation and Recovery

- Chronic stress can have a profound impact on both our physical and mental well-being.
- Excessive stress can lead to various health problems and create resistance points.
- Women, in particular, may be more sensitive to stress due to higher levels of glutamate and a lower DHEA to cortisol ratio.

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