Get Help From Our Experts / 1-866-962-2151

Get help from our experts 1-866-962-2151
Have a question? We can help!

1-866-962-2151 9am-5pm (EST) Mon thru Fri

Videos Store Locator Cart
Search Our Products   

Dr. O: Are You Carb Sensitive?

September 19, 2018

carb sensitive

James Grage: Here’s the thing, I’m not knocking a keto diet because I think the ultimate barometer should be how you feel. So for example, me? On a high-fat, moderate protein, very low-carb diet, I feel awful. Someone else on that exact same diet may feel great. For me, when I keep my proteins a little bit higher, I can bring in some good, healthy fats and not necessarily low-carb, but low glycemic carbs. We already talked about that. You can eat a mountain full of leafy greens and it’s nothing. I mean, you might as well tell me at that point, “Hey James, you want to try to get 400 grams of carbs a day through salad? Go for it.” Not like you could do it.

Dr. Brett Osborn: No. It’s just not gonna happen. I also think that the biochemical underpinning of that point has to do with how carbohydrate sensitive an individual is, independent of anything else. Everyone has a level of carbohydrate sensitivity, which is genetically determined. You’re not going to feel real good on something that’s low carbohydrate, James. You, like me, could probably go eat a lot of ice cream and gain very little. Think about what you were like when you were 18. You were probably one of those hard gainer type of guys. I mean, we’re all very lean. If you look back at pictures?

Whitney Reid: Oh ya. I was skinny, I was thin. I could eat whatever I wanted.

Dr. O: Right. Meaning that we were very, very insensitive to carbohydrates.

James: But some people are very carb sensitive.

Dr. O: Correct. People that are very carb sensitive, as you know, well those are the people who are typically overweight. And you know what? They run just fine on their body fat, which they’ve amassed over the years by virtue of their sensitivity to carbohydrates.

keto supplements

More On The Blog

January 31, 2020

3 Guiltless Game Day Recipes with Ryall Graber

The moment you’ve been waiting for is right around the corner: GAME DAY!!! It’s going to be a blast, but you’ve been working hard all year to s ...
Read More

January 24, 2020

Catalyst 4: Focus, Energy, and Fat Burning Without the Jitters

BPI Sports Catalyst 4 is an incredibly potent energy and fat burning supplement that contains just four ingredients for clean, crisp, and conti ...
Read More

January 8, 2020

Get in Shape, Stay in Shape: 5 Tips for a Successful New Year’s Resolution

New year, new you? Chances are you’ve got your goals loaded and ready to roll. The new year is the perfect time to jump start that fitness plan ...
Read More

November 25, 2019

Quick & Easy Chaffle Recipe

If your first reaction to this blog was, “What in the world is a chaffle?” don’t worry, you aren’t alone. The chaffle is a new keto craze sweep ...
Read More

November 15, 2019

Clinically Studied Ingredient Boosts Power More Than 17%

If you’ve been going to the gym long enough, you’ve probably hit a plateau in your training at some point. You may not want to admit it, but it ...
Read More

December 31, 2018

What Makes a Resolution Successful?

  Take an honest look back at 2018. Did you accomplish everything you set out to do? Research would suggest not. Only 8% of people actu...
Read More
Get Help From Our Experts
9am-5pm (EST) Mon thru Fri

Get 20% Off Your first order and a chance to Win $2,500 in free protein!

No thanks, I don't want 20% off

By entering your email you will receive promotional updates. Consent is a condition of purchase. 20% off discount eligible for first time customers only! Your code will be sent via email. For contest rules, click here.

×